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Brilliant Debut

RISD’s Jewelry + Metalsmithing department launches a virtual pop-up exhibition promoting work by recent graduates.

Sikander Show Opens at RISD Museum

Extraordinary Realities traces the first 15 years of Shahzia Sikander’s creative journey from Lahore, Pakistan to New York City.

The Seductive Alchemy of Clay

Visiting artist Ebitenyefa Baralaye kicks off the Ceramics department’s fall lecture series with a meditative wheel-throwing demo.

Cultivating a Global Perspective

Liberal Arts faculty members reflect on the inaugural years of RISD’s Global Arts and Cultures MA program.

Anna Weyant Paints the Indignities of Being a Young Woman

Artnet speaks with the alum about her two recent sold-out shows and how 2020 set the 26-year-old phenom on a new course.

Now on View

A conversation with RISD’s Director of Campus Exhibitions Mark Moscone.

Supima Names RISD Alum Yuki Xu Design Competition Winner

Women’s Wear Daily reports on Xu’s $10,000 cash prize and eveningwear collection utilizing various Supima cottons.

Five Alums Join RI Design Hall of Fame

Local designers and longtime RISD faculty members to be honored by DesignxRI for their leadership and contributions to the industry.

Donors Invest $25 Million in RISD’s Future

Institutional Advancement wraps up the second-best fundraising year in the history of the institution and recognizes growing alumni engagement.