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  • The Beauty of Biology

    Stimulating pieces are now on view in Carrefour: Intersections of Biomedical Research and Art, which features the work of 11 artists immersed in the biomedical field.

  • Pelosi Attends Roundtable at RISD

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the guest of honor when RISD and Congressman David Cicilline hosted a discussion on advanced manufacturing in Rhode Island. 

  • Cooking Up a STEAM Carnival

    Inventive design studio Two Bit Circus hopes to launch a state-of-the-art traveling carnival to show kids the clear connection between creativity, science and engineering.

  • The Disruptive Power of STEAM

    President John Maeda accepted a 2013 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award at the Tribeca Film Festival.

  • The Art of Play

    Cas Holman, assistant professor of Industrial Design, designs interactive toys and tools that ignite the imagination. 

  • Illustrating for TEDMED‬‬

    RISD artwork and artists will stand out at the mid-April TEDMED conference in Washington, DC.

  • Twitter Founder Inspires Students

    During a recent visit to RISD, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey told aspiring entrepreneurs that simplicity is the key to success.

  • STEAM Hits Capitol Hill

    Last week RISD co-hosted the official launch of a new bipartisan Congressional STEAM Caucus advocating for inclusion of art and design in the national educational agenda.

  • Common Knowledge in the Info Age

    Hal Abelson, a leader in the global movement to democratize intellectual resources, kicks off RISD’s 2013 Shared Voices series on February 20.

  • Designing for Deep Space

    In an interdisciplinary design studio, RISD students are testing out innovative prototypes to improve the dexterity of NASA space gloves.

RISD has a long history of offering Saturday and after-school classes for children and teens, as this photo from c. 1910 confirms.