Illuminating the Art of Co-Existence

An interdisciplinary exhibition on view this summer in RISD’s ISB Gallery brings artists and scientists together to promote conservation.

Maharam Fellows Explore New Frontiers

Eleven students and new graduates are bringing valuable critical thinking skills to nonprofits around the world.

Fresh from the Tropics

With their roving project Toqa, alums Aiala Rickard 17 AP and Isabel Sicat BRDD 16 IL are creating daring apparel inspired by youth culture in the tropics.

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MacArthur “genius award” winners

Upcoming events

Nature Lab Symposium | BioDesign: From Inspiration to Integration

Friday, August 24

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum

Exhibition & Artist Talk | David Wiesner

Wednesday, August 29

ISB Gallery

Featured exhibitions on + off campus

New Contemporaries

Class of 2018

through Oct 18

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

The Phantom of Liberty

Contemporary artists

through Dec 30

RISD Museum

Craft & Care

Tanya Aguiñiga MFA 05 FD

through Oct 2

Museum of Arts and Design

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

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies