03/11/2015A new $2.5-million gift to the RISD Museum builds on the Rockefeller family’s century-long legacy of supporting the arts in Rhode Island.
03/09/2015Professor Jim Barnes BArch 69 works with graduate students in Architecture to inspire teens to pursue related fields.
03/03/2015Foundation Studies Programs Head Shawn Greenlee 96 PR has earned a MacColl Johnson Fellowship to explore ancient Asian instruments in the context of new technology.
02/25/2015In January, RISD’s Career Center hosted an event that offered professional advice for students hoping to break into the fine art market.
02/24/2015Students in a Sculpture studio learn about the surprises of working with molten metal during a full-day “iron pour.”
02/23/2015The 2015 Faculty Biennial at the RISD Museum presents an enticing mix of vibrant work – including crowd-pleasing surprises.
02/18/2015Four decades after first coming to campus as a student, this award-winning designer and academic leader is well poised to lead RISD.
02/13/2015Students in a cross-disciplinary studio make visceral works inspired by our largest – and perhaps most alluring – organ.
02/11/2015Three RISD alumni are working to make the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum relevant and accessible for students from coast to coast.
02/06/2015Leveraging the latest technology, award-winning author/illustrator David Wiesner 78 IL allows readers to explore the story of Spot by following their own path.
02/04/2015Actor and humanitarian Danny Glover offers the final word in RISD’s 2015 MLK Series with a keynote address on effecting social change through the arts.
02/03/2015Julie Gearan’s unconventional portrait of outgoing Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee captures his spirit and the mood of his term in office.
01/29/2015Senior Chloé Bulpin 15 IL stashes packages of water bugs, silkworms, crickets – even armored scorpions – in her freezer when hosting dinners to normalize eating insects.
01/21/2015Approximately 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
01/12/2015Actor and humanitarian Danny Glover tops off this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Series with a visit to RISD on January 28.
01/05/2015In a book named one of the best in 2014, cartoonist Roz Chast 77 PT shares her very personal story about aging and death.
01/02/2015Two new Foundation Studies students build on the creative boost they got through RISD’s Project Open Door program.
12/22/2014Now in her final year at RISD, Architecture major Ashley Kochiss BArch 15 hopes to go on to combine her lifelong love of art, culture, education and public policy.
12/19/2014Apparel Design seniors develop crunchy new looks for Burton, Vermont’s cutting-edge snowboard company.
12/19/2014A new partnership between RISD and Providence’s Lincoln School focuses on getting more women into the profession of architecture.
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