Richland Academy of the Arts, located in downtown Mansfield with over 20 years experience, nurtures creative talent by offering classes for dance, music, theatre, and visual arts through an environment of safety, respect, learning and imagination. Richland Academy of the Arts is a sponsor of charter schools in Ohio and also developed a charter school, Richland Academy School of Excellence, located within the Academy to offer a combination of rigorous academics and a focus on arts and technology.

About us
Richland Academy of the Arts is a multi-arts community school of the arts with a strong Community/Charter component. The community has found the Academy to be a center of learning, a place to participate in the various art forms and to appreciate the arts as a way to understand themselves and the world better.   (read more)


Notable News
Richland Academy invites you to bring the whole family downtown for this fun, free, family friendly event.
Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 11:00-2:00 pm
We will be kicking off the Fall/Spring 2014/2015 registration with the launch of our
Come down and register August 9th and get a chance to win a tuition or gift shop voucher. And as a special bonus, if you register between August 9th and August 15th we will waive the registration fee!!
 Enjoy interactive art in a variety of ways with our wall of words, or our costume station. Explore the art of music and visual arts with our paint me, play me piano! Or lose your shoes and socks and have fun making art with our fancy feet painting.
We will also have live entertainment by our Youth Rock Ensemble, as well as, a variety of performances by our talented students, faculty and friends.

Click here to check out our new KidzRock Program!

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 9th
Summer Classes Begin
Register Now!
Saturday, August 9th
Paint Me, Play Me!
Part of 'Touch-a-Truck'
(A Downtown Event)
11:00-2:00 PM
Saturday, August 9th
Registration Begins
11:00-2:00 PM