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Museum of Art

The Museum of Art was founded as part of the Rhode Island School of Design in 1877. Today, its permanent collection consists of nearly 84,000 works of art from diverse periods, cultures, and genres. RISD faculty, staff, and students receive membership benefits including free admission and invitations to special openings and programs.

phone: 401 454-6502

fax: 401 454-6556

224 Benefit Street

Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm

Open until 9pm on the third Thursday of the month (closed in August)
At RISD there's nothing unusual about suddenly finding a doorknob on a tree trunk, shown here across from Carr House,
the charming home of Student Life offices and the student-run Carr Haus Café.