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Making Something from Nothing

Artist and urban interventionist Theaster Gates talks about the transformative power of art at the 2015 Gail Silver Memorial Lecture.

Designing for Tomorrow Today

As the first speaker in ID’s 2015–16 lecture series, European writer and design advocate John Thackara challenges students to design a better world.

Creative Matchmaking

Students seeking internships meet with representatives from dozens of creative companies at this year’s Internship Connect event.

Warm Welcome for RISD’s New President

The RISD community comes together for a rousing show of support for President Rosanne Somerson 76 ID.

The Landscape of Noir

The RISD Museum hosts the first solo museum show in the US featuring the work of internationally acclaimed Scottish artist Martin Boyce.

The Language Problem

In the opening show of the year at Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery, curator Maya Krinsky MFA 14 PH presents work that wrestles with the complexity of language.

Remaking History

Centuries-old textiles in the amazing collection at the RISD Museum inspire students to create stunning contemporary work in response to specific pieces.

New Leaders in Architectural Education

With the new appointment of Deborah Berke BArch 77 as dean of the Yale School of Architecture, five RISD alumni now head major schools of architecture in North America.

Art for People

Public arts administrator Liesel Fenner MLA 98 collaborates with artists to transform and revitalize once-ignored public spaces.