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  • Inflated Expectations

    11/21/2014
    Recent alums founded Pneuhaus, a contemporary art and design collective focused on making gargantuan inflatables and other breathtaking objects.

  • Land and Sea

    11/18/2014
    Landscape Architecture students work across disciplines to find sustainable solutions to problems associated with Rhode Island’s coastline.

  • Inner Space

    11/17/2014
    Sui Park MDes 13 creates luminous, otherworldly sculptures that play off the unexpected beauty she sees in everyday architecture. 

  • Designing Healthy Communities

    11/14/2014
    Architects, designers, researchers and policy makers discuss strategies for initiating change and rethinking America’s unhealthiest neighborhoods.

  • Fighting Ebola

    11/13/2014
    Students and faculty collaborate to brainstorm new tools and techniques for battling the epidemic in West Africa.

  • New Directions in South Asian Art

    11/10/2014
    Kirloskar Visiting Scholar Chitra Ganesh hosts a panel discussion on contemporary South Asian art in conjunction with an exhibition of her recent work.

  • Research + Design

    11/03/2014
    Claudia Rebola, a new associate professor in Industrial Design, revels in RISD’s diverse perspectives and shared passions. 

  • Designing the Future

    10/30/2014
    Susan Szenasy, longtime editor and publisher of Metropolis magazine, shares insights about the future of design and design education.

  • Hellbent for Leather

    10/29/2014
    At the international symposium on leather and shoemaking RISD hosted last week, presenters spoke about traditional techniques and state-of-the-art innovations.

  • Making Professional Connections

    10/24/2014
    RISD students networked with representatives from influential companies at Internship Connect, the latest RISD Career Center event.

  • Cubist Fantasy

    10/20/2014
    Grad student Emily Yen MArch 15 wins an international competition to design a preview of the Museum of Science Fiction in Washington, DC.

  • Endless Possibilities for Critical Making

    10/16/2014
    Interim President Rosanne Somerson 76 ID hosts Critical Making: Making Critical Outcomes, a panel discussion at RISD by Design weekend.

  • The Primal Seeing

    10/14/2014
    During his visit to RISD last week, Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Holland Cotter reflected on a lifetime of learning as he delivered the 2014 Gail Silver Memorial Lecture.

  • FAV Wins Big in Ottawa

    10/10/2014
    FAV students and alumni stand out at the 2014 Ottawa International Animation Festival, one of the most prestigious competitions in the field.

  • Three Siblings Choose RISD

    10/06/2014
    Three siblings enrolled in the Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program pursue their academic passions while making time for music and high-adrenaline sports.

  • Empowering Guatemalan Women

    10/06/2014
    Designer Morgan Selin 13 AP joins Guatemala-based Uxibal in an effort to improve the lives of women artisans one pair of a boots at a time.
     

  • Inspired by Rome

    10/02/2014
    A fabulous exhibition featuring work by alumni of RISD’s popular European Honors Program (EHP) is now at Woods-Gerry Gallery.

  • Shaping Rhode Island’s Economy

    10/01/2014
    RISD hosts a conference focused on art, design and manufacturing in Rhode Island and offers visitors a glimpse of Co-Works, a new interdisciplinary studio space.

  • Inspiring Scholarly Culture

    10/01/2014
    Newly appointed Dean of Liberal Arts Daniel Cavicchi is fascinated with the rich interplay between studio and scholarly learning.

  • Exhilarating Experience

    09/29/2014
    Aa a finalist in the Supima Design Competition, Sharon Moon 14 AP debuted her original capsule collection during New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

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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.