Rocking the Runway at NYFW

New Apparel Design graduates blew the crowd away at a standing-room-only show in NYC.

Between Cultures

After earning a Somerson Scholarship, graduate student Sanié Bokhari MFA 18 PT is able to evolve her artistic voice by commenting on her experiences as a Pakistani living in America.

Nature Lab Wins NSF Support

Funding from a $280,000 EAGER grant will enable RISD to develop a maker space and K–12 curriculum focused on bio-design and its relationship to real-world problems.

undergraduate students
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MacArthur “genius award” winners

Upcoming events

Visiting Artist | Patti Smith | RISD Museum

Wednesday, September 27

RISD Auditorium

RISD Weekend 2017

Friday, October 6

Rhode Island School of Design

Internship Connect | RISD Careers

Wednesday, October 11

RI Convention Center

RISD-related exhibitions on + off campus

New Contemporaries: Selected Work from the Class of 2017

through Oct 8

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Radiant Silence

Jerome Lagarrigue 96 IL

through Oct 7

ISB Gallery

The Most Astounding ...

Kara Walker MFA 94 PT/PR

Sep 7 – Oct 14

Sikkema Jenkins and Co.  

From the very first year you’ll be urged to experiment.

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies