Smith/Dressel Class Show May 7th

Students of Peggy Dressel and Murray Smith will have works on display. More here

Annual Young People's Scholarship

RAI invites all young artists in Ridgewood and it's surrounding communities to enter this exhibition.  More info.

Information on Classes

Check our Schedule for Adult Classes, and  Classes for Young People  We encourage you to stop by and view a class in progress!.

Young People Summer Sessions

Traditional art instruction in a fun encouraging environment. New & returning students welcome!

Annual Members Meeting

Please join us on June 10th for our annual meeting. Demo to follow. 

Gallery Space Available

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 In 1987, Arthur Maynard filmed a pilot for a painting show filmed at the Ridgewood Art Institute. He discusses the flow of light in painting and the prismatic palette.

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View demonstrations of some of our past and present instructors, including Arthur Maynard, John Osborne, Rebecca Leer and Joel Popadics