In-person options are back and open for enrollment! We are so excited to welcome you back to the SMFA campus this fall. Please note enrollment for in-person courses will require documentation of vaccination or an approved medical or religious accommodation, as well as adherence with Tufts' Covid-19 protocols.
Art education for everyone.
SMFA's Continuing Education classes, workshops, and programs foster creative exploration for individuals at every stage of their artistic journey—from novices ready to learn the fundamentals of visual expression to seasoned artists in search of master-level techniques or exposure to new materials and techniques.
Browse a variety of courses and workshops by semester, day of the week, area of focus, or explore our certificate programs and pre-college programs for high school students.
Check out our digital Course Catalog!
Courses and workshops are open to people at the beginning, middle, or advanced stages of their creative exploration, from those wishing to explore art-making to seasoned artists and designers.
Build practical skills and master a theoretical framework through five core courses and five electives.
Acquire the technical and conceptual skills needed to create impactful images, learn digital and analog illustrative techniques, and develop your own illustration process.
Explore and develop a broad range of graphic design and illustration skills, techniques, theory, and applications.
Spend a week diving into graphic design software tools, hearing from professionals in the field, and exploring the intersection of liberal arts and art education.