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Kaplan to Collect 2013 Alumni Award

The RISD Alumni Association will present its Art and Education Award to Tamara Kaplan MA/MAT 00 at RISD’s June 1 Commencement ceremony.

Students Helping Students

For many high school students in urban public school districts, hopes of a college education are often dashed by endless obstacles.

A Better Place to Learn

How does an architect with no experience designing schools end up transforming a city’s first new school in 25 years? And changing the national conversation about design for education in the process? ForJo Ann Secor 73 AE, it all started at a trade expo in 2008, when a stranger from Wyoming wandered into the Lee H.

Documenting Truth

Faculty member Jo Sittenfeld MFA 08 PH exposes a diverse set of students to the world of documentary photography.

Decorating the Capitol

Students involved with RISD’s Project Open Door (POD) – a remarkable program that provides arts education for urban teens from underserved communities – recently received a bit of stately recognition.

Clay in Context at Hope High School

In a collaboration that reflects RISD’s commitment to critical making and community engagement, students in Ceramics and TLAD worked with local teens to create new tile murals for Providence's Hope High School.

Heartbroken but Happy: Handler and Kalman Visit RISD

“I knew I had to break up with Ann Rosenberg after she chose a teal dress for the prom.

Opening Doors That Change Lives

One day in 2005, a group of boys from Providence’s Hope High School found their way to the basement at 20 Washington Place.