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  • Sharing King-Sized Values

    01/23/2013
    RISD's 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Series – a week of events honoring the legacy of the influential civil rights leader – is inspiring many to reflect and serve their communities.

  • Decorating the Capitol

    12/13/2012
    Students involved with RISD's Project Open Door were invited to create ornaments for this year's National Christmas Tree display – a luminous holiday celebration held in the nation's capitol.

  • Working with Rwandans

    11/26/2012
    Fourteen alumni are creating artwork to help raise funds for housing in a remote Rwandan village.

  • Clay in Context at Hope High

    08/22/2012
    In a collaboration that reflects RISD’s commitment to critical making and community engagement, students in Ceramics and TLAD worked with local teens to create new tile murals for Providence's Hope High School.

  • Students Propose Public Art for Providence

    06/26/2012
    Students in a spring Sculpture studio taught by Professor Ellen Driscoll are creating public art for Kennedy Plaza as part of a major initiative funded by the NEA.

  • Textiles Student Named Udall Scholar

    06/07/2012
    Weaving fiber art together with years of environmental activism, Margaret Kearney 13 TX becomes the first-ever art school student to be recognized by the Udall Foundation.

  • Poetics of Space

    05/14/2012
    This spring renowned public artist Kristin Jones 79 SC brings new explorations of space and time to an interdisciplinary studio offered through Architecture.

  • AIGA Chief Advises Students

    05/07/2012
    When AIGA’s CEO Ric Grefé visited RISD this spring, he provided invaluable feedback on designing for political advocacy and public service communications.

  • Students Re-envision a Historic Gem

    05/03/2012
    Thanks to funding from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation, graduate students in Interior Architecture are envisioning future uses for the Jane Pickens Theater in Newport, RI.

  • Welcome to couscous

    05/02/2012
    Accomplished poet and Associate Professor Mairéad Byrne curates and hosts a monthly feast of poetry, music and performance open to the Providence public.

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In the Painting studios students and faculty pause to consider works in progress.