Academics

Campus Resources

RISD Museum

Students enjoy access to lectures, concerts, screenings and more than 90,000 works of fine art, design and decorative arts at this popular regional destination.

Fleet Library at RISD

With more than 150,000 circulating books, RISD’s library offers resources in art, design, architecture and more in a beautifully redesigned historic banking hall.

Co-Works Research Lab

This research space brings together a cross-departmental community to experiment with advanced tools and techniques through peer tutoring, sponsored studios and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Color Lab

The lab’s collection of materials and objects makes this space ideal for exploring color across all art and design fields.

Nature Lab

Through imaging systems and access to more than 80,000 specimens, students explore design in nature at the meeting point of artistic and scientific research.

Center for Arts & Language

Students interested in honing their communication skills for projects and professional development find peer tutoring and other support outside the classroom.

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Students are invited to propose and curate group shows for this vibrant gallery located at the entrance to the RISD Museum.

Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery

RISD’s downtown venue for showing graduate student work hosts a series of ever-changing shows throughout the academic year.

Woods-Gerry Gallery

Activating the first floor of a 19th-century mansion, RISD’s original student gallery is the primary venue for showing undergraduate work.