Next-Gen Multiliteracy Center

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

News highlights

Intense Focus on the Rohingya

RISD students and faculty grapple with real-world problems at Brown University’s Hack for Humanity.

Students Stretch the Art of Books

The 2018 iteration of RISD’s Student Artist’s Book Competition teems with brilliant work.

Alums Lead Equitable Met Campaign

With Toward Equitable Met Ticketing, a group of recent graduates are calling for the NYC museum to uphold its commitment to inclusion.

Designing for the Stage

A Fulbright project focused on Vienna’s venerable opera tradition turns into a lifetime calling for alumnus Alex McCargar BArch 11.

Gay Chooses Joy

Celebrated author and activist Roxane Gay, RISD’s 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. keynote speaker, shares her perspectives on body image, sexual violence and resilience.

Upcoming events on campus

Apr 23

Visiting Speaker | Rachel Haidu

Apr 24

Visiting Artist | Matthew Ronay

Apr 24

Gary Metz Lecturer | Kelli Connell

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

Living Still

Robin F. Williams 06 IL


Brooklyn, NY

group exhibition

RISD in the media

International Channel Shanghai

All About Going Abroad: RISD