New Partnership Centers on Moroccan Craft

Moroccan artisans and designers visit RISD as part of a multiphase cultural exchange program.

News highlights

Speaking of Artificial Intelligence

At RISD’s June 2 Commencement ceremony, Hanson Robotics founder and CEO David Hanson 96 FAV will accept the Alumni Award for Artistic Achievement.

Honoring Innovation at Commencement 2018

Artist Cai Guo-Qiang, photographer Annie Leibovitz and robotics pioneer David Hanson 96 FAV are being recognized at this year's ceremony.

Rooftop Landing

We Come in Peace, a new installation by Huma Bhabha 85 PR, brings an otherworldly feel to the roof of the Metropolitan Museum in NYC.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoon

Welcome to the New World, a New York Times series on the Syrian refugee crisis, earns Michael Sloan 85 IL and Jake Halpern a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning.

Next-Gen Multiliteracy Center

Moving beyond writing support, RISD’s Center for Arts & Language takes an inclusive approach to mentoring students.

Upcoming events on campus

May 24

Exhibition | Graduate Thesis Show

Jun 1

Special Event | Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Jun 2

RISD Commencement 2018

Featured exhibitions

Almost Home

Do Ho Suh 94 PT

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Washington, DC

solo exhibition

Laura Owens

Laura Owens 92 PT

Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas, TX

solo exhibition

Riverboat Song

Jordan Wolfson 03 SC

David Zwirner West 19th Street

New York, NY

video work

RISD in the media

International Channel Shanghai

All About Going Abroad: RISD