Few things are as empowering or as potentially life-changing as getting an education. The right education can open doors and create opportunities, both professionally and creatively. But what does it mean to be educated? And if you are a creative person or an artist, what kind of education do you need? Whether you choose to attend an MFA program, work with a mentor, or educate yourself, each of the interviews, guides, and pieces of wisdom shared below offer insight and perspective on what it means to give or receive an education.