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Faculty Work Joins Met Collection

Work by artist/educators Daniel Heyman and Serena Perrone is now included in the permanent collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.

Hope in the Face of Crisis

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

Studio Focuses on Racial Justice

Interior Architecture students are working with the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island to reimagine and reconfigure Providence’s Cathedral of St. John.

RISD and URI Offer Joint Program on Coastal Sustainability

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

Offering an Antidote to PTSD

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

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.

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 is one of four artists selected by Sundance for its 2018 Art of Nonfiction Fellowship program.

Designing a Refuge for Contemplation

As part of the department’s annual charette, students in Interior Architecture work together to propose quiet campus refuges.