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Japanese Art to Offer Relief

On Saturday, April 9, students from the RISD studio Architectonics will join their instructor, New York-based architect Aki Ishida, at the Japan Society in New York City for a benefit concert and workshop to raise funds for the Society’s Earthquake Relief Fund.

Community Garden Blossoms

As crits go, it was unusual: Under a hazy afternoon sky, in an open-air pavilion with a view of the Blackstone River, 68 students from a spring 2011 Architecture Design studio presented the thinking behindBlossom, a community garden they designed for the city of Pawtucket, RI.

Mapping the Visual Mind

For the last 15 years, writer, theorist and RISD faculty memberAnne West has helped graduate students across disciplines express their visual ideas in written form, providing support as they tackle the thesis component of their master’s degree programs.

RISD Partners with US State Department

As it approaches its 50th anniversary, the US State Department’s office of ART in Embassies (AIE) has chosen renowned sculptorJim Drain 98 SC to create a site-specific work for a new US embassy compound being built in Rabat, Morocco.

Hoop-La: RISD’s Basketball Team is Having a Ball

In the tradition of all great RISD sports teams (The Nads, The Jugs, The Pricks), our basketball team proudly carries a name that students at most schools might be embarrassed to shout in a packed auditorium.

Heartbroken but Happy: Handler and Kalman Visit RISD

“I knew I had to break up with Ann Rosenberg after she chose a teal dress for the prom.

Empowering Enterprise

RISD grads receive Artrepreneur Kits to help launch their creative careers.

Swarovski Sparks Experimentation

A sponsored RISD studio by global fine crystal manufacturer Swarovski kicks off its visiting artist lecture series with contemporary artist Rashaad Newsome.

Hats Off to Foundation Students

More than a dozen Foundation students mixed and mingled at the opening of the 2012 Foundation Studies Triennial Exhibition at Woods-Gerry Gallery wearing the “extreme” hats they completed just last month.