Continuing the Conversation in Doha

Farah Altaweel MA 17 talks about transitions and her unconventional approach to combatting #fakenews.

Patti Smith Connects with Students

The legendary singer, writer and artist offers students inspiring advice about staying true to one’s craft.

Rocking the Runway at NYFW

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

undergraduate students
graduate students
student/faculty ratio
MacArthur “genius award” winners

Upcoming events

Community Dialogues | Film Screening | 13th

Tuesday, October 17

RISD Auditorium

Visiting Speaker | Lee Mun Wah | MLK Series 2017–18

Wednesday, October 18

RISD Auditorium

Updike Award Ceremony + Lecture | Nina Stössinger | Graphic Design

Monday, October 23

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum

RISD-related exhibitions on + off campus


Oct 13 – Nov 5

Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery

Katie Stout

Katie Stout 12 FD

Sep 26 – Oct 26

R & Company

The Origin of the Blues

Ariel Jackson

through Feb 25

RISD Museum

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

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies