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Commanding Attention at NYFW

Apparel Design grads from the Class of 2019 show wildly creative looks at New York Fashion Week.

RISD Receives its Largest Gift Ever

A $20-million gift from the Rayon Foundation Trust honors RISD’s historic roots in the study of textiles.

NADAAA Designs Sustainable New Housing

RISD’s energy-efficient new residence hall expands the central housing Quad.

Bold Breakthroughs in 3D Weaving

In developing Weavecraft, Associate Professor Brooks Hagan MFA 02 TX and the Virtual Textiles Research Group are pushing the potential for weaving in exciting new directions.

The Beauty of Beech + Bamboo

Professors John Dunnigan MFA 80 ID and Lothar Windels BID 96 create the Rhye Collection of furniture for RISD's new residence hall.

Upcoming events on campus

Sep 19

Panel discussion | Hosted by Amy Devers

Sep 20

Design Science Symposium

Sep 23

FAV screening | Khalik Allah, BLACK MOTHER

I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore

RISD grad students

Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery

Providence, RI

group exhibition

Designing Brilliance, 1850–1970

Gorham Silver Manufacturing Co.

RISD Museum

Providence, RI

historical exhibition

New Contemporaries 2019

Class of 2019 (selected)

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Providence, RI

group exhibition

Film Posters from the Dwight M. Cleveland Collection

curated by Matthew Bird 89 ID | RISD faculty

Norton Museum of Art

West Palm Beach, FL

poster exhibition

Whitney Biennial

Tomashi Jackson | RISD faculty

Whitney Museum of American Art

New York, NY

group exhibition

C’est la fin des Haricots

Sally Sturman 76 PR

L’Alliance Francaise Bordeaux

Bordeaux, France

solo exhibition

RISD in the media