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Public Courses

Classes open to the public 2020 - 2021

Beaux-Arts de Paris offers drawing, anatomy, morphology, abstract painting and live drawing classes for the general public. These classes are open to anyone over the age of sixteen and are dedicated to amateur practice. Serving either as an initiation or an opportunity to go into further depth, the classes help students acquire artistic technique and supplement previous courses or take them further under the guidance of experienced Beaux-Arts teachers.

• Three sessions during the year (September, December and March).

• Intensive courses of one to four weeks in July offering an introduction to painting, drawing, morphology, modelling, engraving and photography.


Following the government's latest announcements, the Cours Publics are cancelled as of this evening, 29 October 2020, and the Beaux-Arts de Paris will be closed to the public until at least 1 December.

For those registered for session 1, (September - November), the last courses are cancelled.
For those who wish to do so, we will reimburse the last classes to come. Please send us an email before Monday 16 November 2020 and we will send you a form to proceed to the reimbursement email :


For those registered for session 2, initially scheduled for November-March, the session is postponed in 2021 from January 25th to April 16th.
For any request for information please send a message to


We thank you for your understanding and patience.



Summer courses 2021

Each year, the Beaux-Arts de Paris offers four weeks of intensive courses, dedicated to amateur practice in fine art, in the form of summer classes open to all (minimum age 16).

These courses are an opportunity for amateurs, beginners or those with an already established practice to study in the the school’s studios and to follow the teaching of experienced, qualified Beaux-Arts teachers.

The classes are both practical and theoretical and help students to acquire or improve technique and to hone their knowledge.



Registrations for summer courses in 2021 are not yet open. Further information will be provided in due course.