History of Art + Visual Culture

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    Faculty Foster Global Engagement

    Six faculty members are conducting research in Central and South America, Asia and Europe with the goal of developing expansive new courses reflective of global realities. 

    Curatorial Insights

    Museum Fellow Edith Young 16 PH helps curator Kate Irvin care for historically significant fashions and fabrics.

    Caring for Cultural Treasures

    As a RISD Museum Fellow, Margaret Finaly 16 CR worked with a professional conservator in caring for prized objects in the collection.

    Inspiring Scholarly Culture

    Newly appointed Dean of Liberal Arts Daniel Cavicchi is fascinated with the rich interplay between studio and scholarly learning.

    Philosophy and Form

    Turkish undergrad Ipek Karaoglu BArch 16 is moved by the synergies between architecture, art history and museum studies.