Stunning Collections Reborn at NYFW

Fourteen aspiring designers representing the Class of 2018 wow the crowd at New York Fashion Week.

In League with Living Systems

The Nature Lab culminates its 80th anniversary celebration with a thought-provoking exhibition and symposium probing our complex relationship with nature.

Designing a More Equitable RISD

A conversation with Matthew Shenoda, RISD’s first vice president of Social Equity and Inclusion.

undergraduate students (2016/17)
graduate students
student/faculty ratio
MacArthur “genius award” winners

Upcoming events

Visiting Artist | Naila Mahmood

Tuesday, September 25

Old Library

Visiting Speaker | Jesse Jenkins

Wednesday, September 26

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum

Featured exhibitions on campus

New Contemporaries

Class of 2018

through Oct 18

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

The Phantom of Liberty

contemporary artists

through Dec 30

RISD Museum

Journeys in Visual Storytelling

David Wiesner 78 IL

through Oct 7

ISB Gallery

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

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies