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The Irresistible Lure of Looking Closely

While many students who intern at the RISD Museum work quietly behind the scenes, Graphic Design major Holly Broussard enjoys her constant interaction with visitors to the Siskind Center for Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, a resource for students, classes and individual researchers interested in works in the museum’s largest collection.

Museum Fellows Go Behind the Scenes

Students who choose to supplement their studio majors with a Concentration in Art History can get a firsthand look at the profession of museum curatorship via the Museum Fellows program.

Appreciating the Ancient Art of Creativity

“I haven’t had the most typical intern track,” admits Furniture Design senior Adam Hyman in reference to his fall internship at the RISD Museum.

Exploring a Different Kind of Conservation

On a normal day, Julien Nguyen, a sophomore in Painting, can usually be found in the studio, immersed in oil paint and linseed oil.

Ghanaian Traditions Lead to New Ways of Working

Founded in 1992 to promote cultural study and sustainable development in West Africa, the Kokrobitey Institute outside Accra, Ghana offers an inspiring welcome to visitors from around the world.