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.

Supporting Cross-Cultural Engagement

RISD and the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation are working together to support the UAE’s emerging art scene.

Where Computation + Culture Converge

In RISD’s newest academic concentration, students create ambitious work at the intersection of art and digital technology.

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

Upcoming events

Pre-College Majors Exhibition Opening Reception

Wednesday, August 2

Woods-Gerry Gallery

New student orientation

Sunday, September 3

RISD Campus

RISD-related exhibitions on + off campus

2017 Summer Faculty Exhibition

through Jul 27

Woods-Gerry Gallery

Thomas Lyon Mills

Thomas Lyon Mills | RISD faculty

through Aug 18

Rafius Fane Gallery

Structural Configuration

Daphne Minkoff MFA 91 PT

through Jul 28

Seattle Art Museum Gallery

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

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies