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.

News highlights

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.

Repair as Metaphor

Repair and Design Futures, a multidisciplinary exhibition at the RISD Museum, investigates mending as material intervention, metaphor and call to action.

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.

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.

Gallardo Gives RISD a Rosy Glow

Brooklyn-based illustrator Marly Gallardo 15 IL recently completed a poster designed to bring RISD to the attention of high school students across the country.

Upcoming events on campus

Nov 15

Visiting Designer | Nicole Killian

Nov 27

Visiting Artist | Melissa Brown

Nov 28

Visiting Lecturer | Sara Raza

Criteria of Beauty

curated by Qualeasha Wood 19 PR and David Guy 19 SC

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Providence, RI

group exhibition

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

Major Arcana: Witches in America

Frances Denny MFA 14 PH


New York, NY

solo exhibition


Barbara Pollak-Lewis 89 FAV

Arc Gallery

San Francisco, CA

group exhibition

RISD in the media