New Grad Programs Address 21st-Century Needs

Beginning in fall 2018, students in two new graduate programs in Liberal Arts will grapple with the complexities of globalization and urgent ecological challenges.

News highlights

Huxtable’s Breathless Delivery

Speaking to students and faculty, the shape-shifting artist traces her path from research to performance to solo exhibition and back again.

Drawing on Mexican Culture

Dean Kelly 98 IL, a story artist for Pixar, talks about his role in bringing Coco to life on the big screen.

Seeing the Future in Seoul

RISD's semester-long program in Seoul invites students to connect with Korean alumni and explore a country of great geopolitical and cultural significance.

Wong Plays with Absurd Ideas

Visiting architect Dong-Ping Wong talks about his unique approach with both undergraduate and graduate students.

Recent Grad Explores Paradoxes of Place

Through his emerging fine art practice, recent Landscape Architecture graduate Senbo Yang MLA 16 is focusing on the effects of displacement among 21st-century nomads.

Upcoming events on campus

Jan 3

Financial literacy for students

Jan 5

Lecture | Dynamics of Identity | Interdisciplinary Studies

Jan 19

Lecture | Radical Pedagogies | Interdisciplinary Studies

Featured exhibitions on + off campus

Stranger Than Paradise

through Feb 25

RISD Museum


Daniel Clayman 86 GL

through Jan 23



Shepard Fairey 92 IL

Nov 11 – Dec 17

Library Street Collective

RISD in the media