Whether you are a returning student or if it is your first time at Alfred, Alfred Summer Arts offers courses for credit and four weeks or interdisciplinary workshops and a new summer festival. Hosting a diversity of one-week intensives ranging from indigo dying, painting, and printmaking, to hip-hop, somatic movement, and podcasting, there is something for anyone seeking hands on creative growth. Focus on a single method, or join during the festival week to create with world class international artists and scholars from across the disciplines in our unique setting.

Alfred Summer Arts 2024

June 24 - July 19, 2024 – Registration is open!

Alfred Summer Arts offers four weeks of workshops, high school institutes and residencies across disciplines in our world class facilities. From ceramics to sound, printmaking to dance, 3-D printing to theatre, we welcome you to explore all our magic valley has to offer you this summer.

School of Art and Design

An unmatched educational experience with a curriculum that provides an environment for creative and scholarly research in art.

Performing Arts Division

Our Performing Arts Division provides collaborative, rigorous and contemporary programs across Music, Theatre, Dance and Performance...

NYS College of Ceramics

Encompassing programs in science, engineering, art and design, the NYS College of Ceramics is renowned for its expertise in glass and ceramics.