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Adult Professional and Continuing Education

Welcome to MassArt's Professional and Continuing Education (PCE) - your gateway to over 100 courses and workshops in fine art and design, summer intensive programming, and more.

Exciting News for Fall '23

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new and more affordable non-credit 7-week classes and 1-2 day workshops, available both online and in-person. At MassArt PCE, our mission is to make art and design education easily accessible to everyone and create pathways to certificates and degree programs.

Why Choose MassArt PCE?

  • Affordable Classes: Our non-credit classes and workshops are designed to fit your budget, making it easier for you to pursue your creative passions.

  • Flexibility: Whether you prefer learning from the comfort of your home or in a physical classroom, we offer both online and in-person options to cater to your needs.

  • Diverse Course Offerings: Our vision is to serve a diverse public with varied interests. From painting and sculpture to graphic design and photography, there's something for everyone.

Winter Intersession and Summer Semester Offerings

In addition to non-credit classes, we also offer for-credit courses during the Winter Intersession and Summer semesters. These classes are specifically tailored to serve students, educators, and communities seeking professional development opportunities. Participants can earn undergraduate and graduate credits while enhancing their skills and knowledge in the art and design fields.

PROGRAM Offerings

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Classes in over 20 disciplines in fine art and design taught by practicing artists and experienced teachers. With opportunities for all skill levels, you are sure to achieve your creative goals!

professional development

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Throughout the year, Continuing Education offers a variety of professional development opportunities in webinars, courses and workshops. If you are interested in learning about these offerings, please subscribe to our mailing list.

immersive summer programming

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MassArt New England (formerly Art New England) Summer Workshops offer intensive week-long classes. Immerse yourself in art making!

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MassArt partners with Teaching for Artistic Behavior to offer an intensive one week institute in July. Spend a week with your peers and TAB educators to develop skills and gain a greater understanding of choice-based learning in Pre K-12 art programs.


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MassArt offers professional certificate programs in art and design, delivered online and in person! Whether you want to expand your professional toolkit, launch a new career, or immerse yourself in the transformative experience of creative practice, our certificate programs are here to open doors for you! Courses in Comic Arts, Fashion, Furniture, Communication Design, and Industrial Design can also be taken individually through Continuing Education!

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