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Class of 2017 Set to Shape the Future

At RISD’s 2017 Commencement ceremony, speakers urged graduates to reflect on who they’ve become and how they can impact the world.

Salad Rules

As an outgrowth of her ongoing Salad for President project, artist Julia Sherman 06 PH has released an enticing new cookbook focused on artists who are also creative in the kitchen.

Body Language

The Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA presents a remarkable retrospective of sculptural glass jewelry by pioneering studio artist Linda MacNeil 76 SC.

Projecting Change + Preserving Heritage

In a public event this May, Interior Architecture grad students responded to the effects of climate change with radical plans for a seaside neighborhood in Newport, RI.

Carving Out a New Identity

Students in this year’s Witness Tree Project studio reflect on immigration by creating objects from a fallen elm that stood in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park for 150 years.

Resurfacing the Legacy of Slavery

In a public pop-up installation in May students showed powerful work that surfaced the legacy of slavery in Rhode Island.

Tee Time on the Terrace

First-year students in a Spatial Dynamics class invite the RISD community to a round of miniature golf outside of the RISD Museum.

Roz Chast Will Accept Alumni Award

Cartoonist and bestselling author Roz Chast 77 PT will accept the 2017 Alumni Award for Artistic Achievement at this year's Commencement ceremony.

Final Films Capture Personal Visions

Film/Animation/Video seniors present a broad range of animated and live action films at this spring’s festival.