RISD and URI Offer Joint Program on Coastal Sustainability

Beginning in fall 2019 graduate students will explore interdisciplinary approaches to coastal environmental issues.

News highlights

Revisiting the Architecture of Apartheid

The Architecture department welcomes Cape Town architect and author Ilze Wolff for the first in a series of globally focused discussions.

Filmmaking in Between

Experimental filmmaker Natalia Almada MFA 01 PH is one of four artists selected by Sundance for its 2018 Art of Nonfiction Fellowship program.

Nottage Knows the World’s a Stage

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage speaks to students about the reach, resonance and responsibility of art in the Trump era.

Hope in the Face of Crisis

In November RISD hosted a two-day symposium exploring equitable paths to environmental justice.

Offering an Antidote to PTSD

Multidisciplinary artist John Sebelius 06 IL is introducing veterans and first responders to making art as a way to cope with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Upcoming events on campus

Jan 3

Wintersession 2019 classes begin

Jan 23

MLK Series Keynote | Cornel West

Feb 14

Spring 2019 Degree Program classes begin

Former Glory

various artists

RISD Museum

Providence, RI

group exhibition considering the American flag

Shara Hughes

Shara Hughes 04 PT

The Arts Club

London, England

solo exhibition

Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Shahzia Sikander MFA 95 PR/PT

National Portrait Gallery

Washington, DC

group exhibition

Considerations. New Paintings

Jan Cunningham 79 PT

Anita Rogers Gallery

New York, NY

solo exhibition

The Depth of Perception

Stephanie-Roberts Camello 85 PT

Fountain Street Fine Art

Boston, MA

group exhibition


Eric White 90 IL


New York, NY

solo exhibition

RISD in the media