Parents' Weekend

Parents’ Weekend

At RISD the annual Parents’ weekend is known as RISD by Design – three days full of openings, studio tours, an extensive outdoor art sale and opportunities to connect with students, faculty, staff and alumni.

RISD by Design 2015 takes place from Friday, October 9 – Sunday, October 11. Full details of this year’s schedule will be available at the RISD by Design as of mid summer.  

RISD by Design

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Visit the RISD by Design site for details on this annual weekend for RISD parents, students, alumni and families.

This year’s event takes place over Columbus Day weekend: October 9–11, 2015. Please remember to book accommodations early for best availability.

The Providence River and cityscape as seen from the southern edge of campus, behind the Industrial Design and
Architecture buildings.