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 2023

Save the Date: June 26 - July 21, 2023

Alfred Summer Arts offers four weeks of workshops across the arts; welcoming back Summer Ceramics in addition to workshops ranging from indigo dying and painting to printmaking, photography and music. There is something for anyone seeking hands-on creative growth. Join us for a single session, or explore our world class studios and facilities throughout the season with artists and scholars from across the disciplines.

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.