Redefining the Meaning of Monuments

Students in a multidisciplinary fall studio create powerful, site-specific installations at historic Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI.

RISD and URI Offer Joint Program on Coastal Sustainability

Beginning in fall 2019 graduate students will explore interdisciplinary approaches to coastal environmental issues.

Filmmaking in Between

Experimental filmmaker Natalia Almada MFA 01 PH is one of four artists selected by Sundance for its 2018 Art of Nonfiction Fellowship program.

undergraduate students (fall 2018)
graduate students (fall 2018)
student/faculty ratio
MacArthur “genius award” winners

Upcoming events

MLK Series Keynote | Cornel West

Wednesday, January 23

RISD Auditorium

Featured exhibitions on campus

Collective Recollection

various artists

through Jan 19, 2019

RISD Museum

In the Mood for Love

RISD students

curated by Christine Cho 19 PT, Emi Chun 19 PT and Zak Nguyen 19 PT

through Jan 27, 2019

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Repair and Design Futures

various artists

through June 29, 2019

RISD Museum

From the very first year you’ll be urged to experiment.

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies