Rocking the Runway at NYFW

New Apparel Design graduates blew the crowd away at a standing-room-only show in NYC.

News highlights

Welcoming the Class of 2021

As 768 new students arrive on campus, Orientation leaders and others encourage them to make connections and consider context.

Gallery Goes Global

An exhibition featuring the work of students participating in RISD Global programs frames travel as both a catalyst and a point of connection.

Budding Designer in National Spotlight

Based on the promise of her work, Graphic Design senior Tasnima Tanzim 18 GD earns the Type Directors Club’s 2017 Beatrice Warde Scholarship.

Experiencing Magic in Iceland

In July students participated in an intensive summer program investigating new ways of making poetic work in response to place.

Between Cultures

After earning a Somerson Scholarship, graduate student Sanié Bokhari MFA 18 PT is able to evolve her artistic voice by commenting on her experiences as a Pakistani living in America.

Upcoming events on campus

Sep 22

Symposium | A Better World By Design

Sep 27

Visiting Artist | Patti Smith | RISD Museum

Oct 3

Visiting Artist | Catherine Wagner | Gary Metz Series (Photo Department)

Featured exhibitions off campus

The Most Astounding ...

Kara Walker MFA 94 PT/PR

Sep 7 – Oct 14

Sikkema Jenkins and Co.  

Jewels of Glass

Linda MacNeil 76 SC

through Oct 1

the Museum of Glass

Rainfield

Daniel Clayman 86 GL

through Jan 23

MassArt

RISD in the media