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Stories about studios + projects

Making the Gardner Relevant to Diverse Visitors

Museum educator Michelle Grohe MA 02 takes an inclusive approach at Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Clear Vision of Empowerment

A Sony-supported residency is giving artist/educator Nitashia Johnson MAT 15 the momentum to move inspiring creative projects forward.

Learning to Connect through Filmmaking

Educator Tom Flint MA 18 develops a series of filmmaking workshops that bring together teens from radically diverse backgrounds.

Designing Educational Experiences in India

Now back in her home country, alumna Mudita Pasari MA 17 is using her design expertise to promote sustainability and environmental awareness.

Still Opening Doors for Teens

Proud Project Open Door participants share work, stories and plans for the future at the end-of-year exhibition.

Continuing the Conversation in Doha

Farah Altaweel MA 17 talks about transitions and her unconventional approach to combatting #fakenews.

Playful Connections at Project Open Door

Thanks to generous support from Hasbro, local high school students benefitted from the opportunity to explore the possibilities of toy and game design at RISD.

Artists' Books Chosen as Keepers

Beautiful artist books by students have been selected for inclusion in the permanent collection of the RISD Library.

Inspiring Aspiring Artists

After earning a master’s degree in teaching at RISD, high school art teacher Brian Hutcheson MAT 07 encourages his best students to apply to RISD.