Art education

Art education by and in the City of Brussels.

This Royal Academy of Fine Arts of the City of Brussels offers secondary education (second and third degree) in visual arts and dance. The school stands for quality education and teaches both general and artistic subjects.

As a higher education institution of the City of Brussels, the Arba-Esa offers several courses on a wide range of artistic disciplines: interior design, textile design, urban design, drawing, engraving and printmaking, lithography, painting, photography, sculpture, silk screen, audiovisual communication, design and illustration,...

As a higher education institution of the City of Brussels, the Francisco Ferrer High School (Applied Arts Category) offers short type trainings in styling and modeling, advertisement and interior and textile art.

As an eduation institution for social advancement of the City of Brussels, the Agnès Varda School offers a range of courses in photography and video. These are adapted to everyone's learning pace: long courses, short courses and additional general education to get the Certificate of Higher Secondary Education.

As a school for adults offering training in beauty and finery, the Institut Jeanne Toussaint is a unique institution both in Brussels and in Belgium.

The Académie des Arts of the City of Brussels offers training in French outside the normal timetable for all ages, for both enthusiasts as pre-professionals, and this at some twenty locations across the city in the fields of music, drama, dance and visual arts.

The 'City Academy for Music - Word - Dance' offers training in Dutch outside the normal timetable for all ages, for both enthusiasts as pre-professionals, and this at a dozen locations across the city in the fields of music, drama and dance.

La montagne magique is the most important French-language youth theatre in Brussels. It guarantees a versatile and sparkling offer, with 250 performances a year, two international festivals, creations and artists in residence, school performances and training for teachers and parents. A place to discover for young and old!

During the year, numerous cultural institutions in Brussels organize activities related to art education for children and adults. For example:

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The Kidsgazette offers a schedule of activities for children from 0 to 12 years.

The Dutch-language offer for children and youth in Brussels can be found at: