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  • Cross-disciplinary Exploration at Co-Works

    12/19/2016
    Students in a cross-disciplinary Sculpture elective expanded their studio practices by exploring high-tech approaches to manipulating textiles. 

  • Preparing for Mars

    12/12/2016
    An independent research project headed up by RISD’s NASA Coordinator Michael Lye 96 ID puts an entirely new spin on the simulated space suit.

  • The Big Picture

    12/05/2016
    Ceramics students in their last year of study develop strategies for cultivating their artistic practices and presenting their work to the wider world.

  • Promoting Artistic Dialogue

    11/28/2016
    Grad student Anina Major MFA 17 CR sees her ceramics practice as an expression of her commitment to furthering cultural tradition and making a positive impact on the world. 

  • Building Business Savvy

    11/17/2016
    RISD Careers hosts a full-day entrepreneurial “boot camp” to help artists and designers interested in making a living through their creative work.

  • Art + Alchemy

    11/11/2016
    Glass students and faculty members team up with visiting scientists and historians to test and validate a 16th-century recipe for gold ruby glass.

  • A Charette of Historic Proportions

    11/10/2016
    All undergraduate and graduate students in Interior Architecture threw themselves into an intensive design competition to reimagine a space for the RI Historical Society.

  • Designing a School for the Arts

    11/04/2016
    Students in an advanced architecture studio are exploring how highly specialized programming informs a building’s form and material character.

  • Finding His Voice

    11/01/2016
    Student Alliance President Patrick Hulse 17 IL says that at RISD he has learned to express himself – both visually and verbally.

  • Sikander Imagines New Frontiers

    10/28/2016
    As RISD’s 2016 Kirloskar Visiting Scholar, multidisciplinary artist Shahzia Sikander MFA 95 PT/PR is sharing insights about Islam, collaboration and multiculturalism through a series of public programs.

  • Planetary Research Practices

    10/26/2016
    During a recent visit to the Northeast Planetary Data Center, students in Digital + Media began exploring the astronomical potential of creative research.

  • Design Without Boundaries

    10/17/2016
    As RISD’s first-ever winner of a prestigious Angelo Donghia Foundation scholarship, Madison Kim BRDD 17 IA is feeling on top of the world as she wraps up degrees at both RISD and Brown.

  • Interventions in Global Markets

    10/14/2016
    New D+M faculty member Matt Kenyon’s recent brush with a state-run oil company gives context to the way art can critique complex market systems. 

  • Strachan Captivates at RISD Weekend

    10/12/2016
    In his keynote address at this year's alumni and parents' weekend, Tavares Strachan 03 GL revealed the thinking and creative process behind his compelling work.

  • Forging New Connections

    10/06/2016
    As a Jewelry + Metalsmithing major, junior Anthony Anderson 18 JM is discovering new ways to speak through art.

  • Mississippi Music Stories

    10/03/2016
    In his work with the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi, Dean of Liberal Arts Dan Cavicchi has shed new light on how the state's musicians helped define pop music – and how pop music has changed the world.

  • 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.

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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.