New Amateurs Academy (NABA)

Treat yourself to exceptional courses at the Beaux-Arts de Paris!

Courses accessible from the age of 16, whatever your level and your expectations. The Nouvelle Académie des Amateurs (NABA) offers you an original and varied range of courses run by great artists and technicians. Develop your artistic skills in an emblematic place that houses one of the most prestigious art schools in Europe. For 13-16 year olds, fun and creative workshops are reserved for them.


You can choose :

  • A 3-month session (autumn, winter, spring) with a weekly course of 2 to 4 hours, from Monday to Saturday, during the day or in the evening.
  • A one-week course in the spring or in July

How to register?

Once you have chosen a course, you can register online by clicking on “Register”. Payment by credit card via a secure site is available to facilitate your process.


Prices vary according to the course chosen, from 400€ to 800€. Reduced rates are available for students under 26 years of age, scholarship holders and job seekers upon presentation of proof.

Your benefits

By becoming a member of NABA, you benefit from several advantages.

Download the Beaux-Arts de Paris App to find your courses and follow our news live. When you register, you will receive the monthly Beaux-Arts Newsletter and be invited to our cultural programme: exhibitions, conferences and meetings, special events, etc.

On presentation of your NABA card:

  • Invitation to exhibition openings
  • Access to the Contemporary Art Library, one of the most important in France (from September 2021)
  • 5% discount on books and 10% discount on merchandise at the Beaux-Arts de Paris bookstore

In the press

« La prestigieuse École des Beaux-Arts de Paris propose des cours pour les amateurs » TimeOut

« Beaux-Arts de Paris : l’institution lance ses premiers cours accessibles à tous ! » Paris Zigzag

« Les Beaux-Arts de Paris lancent l’Académie des amateurs des Beaux-Arts » Sortir à Paris

« L’école des Beaux-Arts de Paris ouvre une académie pour les amateurs » Le Parisien