Welcome to the Academy


Ringling College Lifelong Learning Academy (RCLLA) is a division of Ringling College of Art and Design.  RCLLA operates year-round and is supported through student registrations and private contributions. RCLLA courses are non-credit and primarily based on a liberal arts curriculum. There are no grades and no tests; courses are offered purely for the joy of learning. Students may attend classes at any of our locations, participate in Academy Talks, Einstein’s Circle discussion groups, and attend lectures and special events. Tuition varies depending upon course length.

Class locations:
• Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota
• The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Holmes Beach
• State College of Florida, 7131 Professional Parkway E., Lakewood Ranch
• Westminster Towers & Shores, 1533 4th Ave. W., Bradenton

Course Pricing
• Eight Session Courses: $85
• Six – Seven Session Courses: $80
• Five Session Courses: $75
• Four Session Courses: $60
• Two Session Courses: $35
• One Day Courses: $89 for members; $99 for non-members
• Academy Talks: $5 for members; $6 for non-members
• Lectures: Free for members; $10 for non-members

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