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  • Place and Process

    09/30/2016
    New Furniture Design faculty member Patty Johnson collaborates with master craftspeople around the world, exploring how objects are transformed by material and culture.  

  • Digital Transfusion

    09/29/2016
    As a summer intern at Weebly, graphic designer Zach Deocadiz 17 GD worked to connect the principles of print design to the world of tech.

  • Running with New Ideas at Reebok

    09/26/2016
    Grad student Atulya Chaganty MID 17 fulfilled a childhood dream this summer as a footwear development intern at Reebok.

  • The Way Macaulay Thinks

    09/23/2016
    As an exhibition of his work came to a close at the ISB Gallery, celebrated author/illustrator David Macaulay BArch 69 spoke about the way he thinks and works.

  • Balancing the Books

    09/23/2016
    New Dean of Libraries Lareese Hall has the interest and multidisciplinary background to bring the RISD library, Nature Lab, Writing Center and core campus galleries together under one proverbial roof.

  • Close Encounters at the Aquarium

    09/22/2016
    An internship at Mystic [CT] Aquarium gave Rae Whiteley 17 IL an opportunity to capture the emotion behind inter-species communication.

  • Where Writing Meets Studio Work

    09/20/2016
    An exhibition at the Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery showcases the diversity and depth of voice found within RISD’s graduate community.

  • Gaining Curatorial Perspective

    09/15/2016
    Painting major Isabelle Rose 17 PT soaked up New York's inspiring cultural scene during a summer internship at MoMA.

  • Inspired by Senegal

    09/13/2016
    As a summer intern at Speak Up Africa, Julia Steketee 18 FD learned about Senegal and how to use her design skills to help people.

  • Serving Communities + Making Connections

    09/12/2016
    Incoming students who signed up for this year’s Pre-Orientation Service Experience (POSE) learned about the needs of off-campus communities by volunteering at local nonprofits.

  • Reconstructing Cuba

    09/09/2016
    As a summer intern at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC, dual degree student Joyce Lin BRDD 17 FD helped to fabricate a groundbreaking biodiversity exhibit.

  • Making an Impression

    09/02/2016
    As a new associate professor, master printmaker Megan Foster 00 PR is looking forward to working with and learning from RISD students. 

  • Fresh Vision for Local Farming

    09/01/2016
    Hoping to make a positive impact on the community, videographer Tara Gupta 18 FAV jumped at the opportunity to work with Farm Fresh Rhode Island this summer. 

  • Shifting Our Collective Consciousness

    08/29/2016
    Both when teaching and working in her studio, new Sculpture Department Head Lisi Raskin strives to create the kind of world she wants for everyone.

  • Print + Process

    08/26/2016
    As a Printmaking major, Henry McClellan 18 PR has found an ideal framework for creating visual narratives on his own terms. 

  • Creating Healthy Narratives

    08/24/2016
    Through a summer internship at Boston Children’s Hospital, Yuko Okabe 17 IL is helping to develop a biofeedback game for kids struggling with emotional and behavioral issues.

  • A Summer of Art + Tech in NYC

    08/18/2016
    Through a four-week internship at the Brooklyn experimental studio Eyebeam, Zak Ziebell BRDD 19 PT gained invaluable professional experience at the intersection of technology and fine art.

  • Hands-on Help for Women

    08/16/2016
    Victims of human trafficking in Louisville, KY are benefiting from life-changing opportunities made possible through an innovative startup called Anchal.

  • The Dialogue of Teaching

    08/11/2016
    New Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Keetra Dixon encourages students to take an agnostic approach to ideation and then find the best tool for the job. 

  • A New Space for Sonic Innovation

    08/04/2016
    Housed in the former library, a state-of-the-art multichannel sound system brings exciting new possibilities for sonic experimentation to RISD.
     

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