Stories about studios + projects

Reassessing the Museum Experience

RISD grad student Maia Chao MFA 17 GL and recent alum Josephine Devanbu BRDD 16 PT invite people who never go to art museums to visit and critique the RISD Museum.

Art + Alchemy

Glass students and faculty members team up with visiting scientists and historians to test and validate a 16th-century recipe for gold ruby glass.

Strachan Captivates at RISD Weekend

In his keynote address at this year's alumni and parents' weekend, Tavares Strachan 03 GL revealed the thinking and creative process behind his compelling work.

Weschler’s Wonderful Wit

As part of the visiting artist series in Glass, cultural critic and author Lawrence Weschler led a RISD audience through a visual-culture hall of mirrors.

Brilliance + Clarity

Glass artist Toots Zynsky 73 GL collects the 2015 Smithsonian Visionary Award and is as busy as every preparing for three new shows.

Inspiring Inflatables

Recent alums founded Pneuhaus, a contemporary art and design collective focused on making gargantuan inflatables and other breathtaking objects.

Inspired by Rome

A fabulous exhibition featuring work by alumni of RISD’s popular European Honors Program (EHP) is now at Woods-Gerry Gallery.

Using the Landscape of Glass

Multidisciplinary artist Kim Harty 06 GL is excited to step up and lead the glass program at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.

Epic Plankton

Summer interns at the Nature Lab are making an animated educational program about the importance of marine plankton.

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