Artist and urban interventionist Theaster Gates talks about the transformative power of art at the 2015 Gail Silver Memorial Lecture.
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Public arts administrator Liesel Fenner MLA 98 collaborates with artists to transform and revitalize once-ignored public spaces.
Interested in how textile design can empower rural communities, Maharam Fellows Lyza Baum 16 TX and Emilie Jehng 16 TX researched natural dye practices on the remote Filipino island of Bohol.
Hundreds of students welcome advice from arts professionals at the 2015 Fine Arts Portfolio Review.
A visit from photojournalist and activist Richard Ross inspires RISD students to pursue social justice projects.
Professor Jim Barnes BArch 69 works with graduate students in Architecture to inspire teens to pursue related fields.
Approximately 160 RISD students volunteered for this year’s MLK Day of Service, engaging a peppy group
of diverse elementary school children in games, craft projects and
Barbara Wong MA 95, executive director of ¡CityArts!, explains how Providence’s nationally recognized afterschool arts program builds bridges for kids.
Students participating in RISD’s Pre-Orientation Service Experience (POSE) volunteer together with local nonprofits.
This summer nine RISD students will pursue internships designed to bring art and design thinking to the realm of public policy and large social issues.
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