Project Open Door

hands removing a black ink print from an etching press

Teaching + Learning in Art + Design (TLAD) runs Project Open Door (POD), a community arts program that helps local high school students develop artistic skills through free art and design programs.

Learning within the context of RISD’s creative community, students from Providence and nearby cities receive quality instruction, encouragement to graduate from high school and support in pursuing postsecondary education. This includes preparing competitive portfolios for colleges and universities—RISD among them.