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A student drawing outdoors on Frazier Terrace. | photo by Jo Sittenfeld
An Industrial Design student demonstrates the chair she designed and built at an end-of-semester crit. | photo by David O’Connor
Alumna Liz Collins 91 TX/MFA 99 created this temporary textiles installation, which draped over the Gil Franklin sculpture Daybreak on the patch of grass known as the RISD Beach. | photo by David O’Connor
This central campus resource serves as a hub for exploring design in nature and the natural connections between art and science, offering students hands-on access to more than 80,000 specimens along with high-end microscopes and aquatic tanks.
A former banking hall on the National Register of Historic Places, RISD’s well-used library offers a lovely example of adaptive reuse, along with a large collection of specialized holdings that support research in art, architecture and design.
Dutch designer Theo Jansen visiting a first-year Spatial Dynamics studio. | photo by Jo Sittenfeld
All first-year students at RISD take three studio courses that meet for 6 hours a day, three days a week: Drawing (as shown here), Design and Spatial Dynamics. | photo by Jo Sittenfeld
Adjunct faculty member and alumnus Kent Rogowski works with Photography majors in a studio course. | photo by Jo Sittenfeld
When the weather is nice, the patch of grass on Benefit Street between Waterman and Angell streets is a popular spot for RISD students to sit, chat, nap, relax and enjoy each other's company.
The riverwalk along the Providence River connects several RISD buildings facing the downtown business district.
Furniture Design majors carry various projects on their way to the studio. | David O’Connor
As RISD’s first alumna to serve as president, Rosanne Somerson 76 ID follows in the footsteps of the female founders who established both the college and the museum in 1877. | photo by Jo Sittenfeld
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