Last Updated:
March 25, 2024


Welcome to the Resources of the Art Students League of New York!

This comprehensive guide is designed to help you navigate being a student and Member of the Art Students League. Use the menu on the left to navigate topics, including:

  • Classes: The League offers more than 100 monthly and weekly classes, and short-term workshops, both in-studio and online. This section of the explains how our atelier-style system works, what types of classes we offer, what to expect when you become a student at the League, what you need to get started in class, and what our class policies are.
  • Ways to Study: Most students at the League build their own curriculums by enrolling in classes month-to-month for as long as they like. The League also offers a Certificate of Fine Arts, earned after completing a prescribed two-or-four year course of intensive study.
  • Special Programs: The League's special programs are application-based and offer ways to specialize or expand your skills as an artist.
  • Membership: Learn how to become a Member of the League or access the information you need as a Member.
  • Scholarships & Grants: We offer multiple ways to earn merit- or needs-based funding that can help you pay for League classes. This section outlines scholarships available, and how to apply.

How to Navigate Our Guide

You can navigate through the topics in this guide using the side navigation panel on the left. Simply click on the topic you wish to explore, and you’ll find all the related information at your fingertips.