RISD Exhibits Woolworth Lunch Counter Stools That Played Part in Civil Rights History

The Providence Journal reflects on Don’t You Sit Down: Shades of Jim Crow, 1960– exhibition designed by RISD’s Internal Architecture department.

Echoes of Jim Crow

An interactive on-campus exhibition brings to life the civil rights movement and ongoing struggle against racism and segregation in the US.

Art Installation or National Landmark?

Interior Architecture students debate the fate of Civil Rights leader Rosa Parks’ former home in Detroit.

New Teaching Talent on Tap

RISD welcomes new full-time faculty members in Experimental and Foundation Studies, Fine Arts, and Architecture and Design.

Maharam Fellows Find Workarounds

Nine students and recent graduates are working virtually to bring the benefits of art and design to nonprofits around the world.

Unpacking Adaptive Reuse

Archinect interviews Interior Architecture Department Head Liliane Wong to learn more about RISD’s one-year post-professional Master of Arts in Adaptive Reuse program.

Saving Superman

Grad students in Interior Architecture propose new uses for a long-vacated former bank building in downtown Providence.

2020 Grads Share Work Virtually

From film premieres to the grad thesis show, graduating students are turning to alternative outlets for showcasing their work.

Repurposing Machines to Save Lives

Through the RI-based Ventilator Project, three alumni are working to get much-needed equipment to hospitalized COVID patients.