Art schools

Back to school: Massachusetts college museum gets a $12.5m makeover

The free-entry MassArt Art Museum, formerly known as the Bakalar & Paine Galleries, opens this weekend

'Taking us back to the dark ages': UK-Europe exchange programme Erasmus hangs in the balance

Art history academics speak out as impending Brexit deadline threatens European partnership

JR launches open call on Instagram for his new free photography course

French artist says he will invite Naomi Campbell to school in Paris to help him teach 12 budding photographers

Special: is art education in crisis? Featuring Bob and Roberta Smith

As art schools start their new term in the UK, this week’s episode is an education special. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke and Nancy Kenney. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack

Open School East free art school moves into two new venues in Margate

The organisation has relocated to the former home of Thanet School of Arts and Crafts on Hawley Square

Despite Brexit, applications from EU up 12% at London's Royal College of Art

Art and design institution announces five-year plan centred on $108m Battersea base

Director of France's beleaguered national arts academy criticises culture minister for lack of support

Jean-Marc Bustamante has not had his contract renewed at ENSBA, where teachers have been accused of sexual harassment

Back to bigger better art school: Dartmouth’s Hood Museum of Art to reopen in January

Inaugural shows include a photography exhibition on consent—drawn from student-selected acquisitions

Can the Glasgow School of Art be saved after second fire?

Anger as focus turns to cause of blaze that ripped through Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s masterpiece

American University Museum gets 9,000 works from Corcoran Gallery of Art’s collection

The defunct museum has given the last of its 20,000 works to 22 institutions in Washington, DC

Frieze New York pays tribute to the School of Hudson

The maverick art dealer helped to shape New York’s contemporary art scene by finding and supporting some of today's biggest artists

Scad honours Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller

Works by the husband-and-wife artists and ten other solo exhibitions are on show as part of deFINE Art at the school’s Savannah museum

Royal College of Art's new £108m campus gets green light and will focus on art, technology and science

Building designed by Herzog & de Meuron will be a centre for robotics and drone technology

New lease of life for life drawing classes?

Age-old practice is being ‘gradually reinvigorated', but new frontier is seemingly in 3D reprographic skills

Art school under fire for bowing to transgender student complaints

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago has been accused of cowardice and censorship over its treatment of former professor and Henry Darger expert Michael Bonesteel

Gregor Schneider succeeds Tony Cragg as professor of sculpture at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

The controversial German artist takes the reins at one of Europe’s most influential art schools this summer

MFA Boston is latest museum to shed its art school

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA), is to merge with the city’s Tufts University this summer

It’s a long way from Black Mountain College

Art schools are at a crossroads as student numbers boom, tuition fees soar and traditional assumptions are challenged.

Lawsuit against Cooper Union comes to an end

The college promises to work toward restoring free tuition

Below-the-radar art graduates feature in New York show

Artists chosen by former Whitney director come from across the US

The art of the teacher: on the work of Hans Hofmann

The artist at last gets the recognition it deserves, says Alexander Adams

RCA to sell Bacon as part of fundraising campaign

Proceeds will go towards new campus in Battersea