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Pre-College Program Returns to Campus

The 50th anniversary of RISD’s residential Pre-College program brings 430 high school students to campus for immersive six-week experience.

New RISD President Crystal Williams Begins a New Era in the Arts

The 18th president gears up to tackle challenges and carry out the art school’s legacy.

Opening Doors for Young Artists

Project Open Door students are back on campus this summer, trying their hands at everything from textiles to toy design in long-running RISD program.

Maharam Fellows Make a Difference

RISD students and recent grads are using design thinking skills to support positive change in Africa, Asia and North and South America.

Deep Dive into Block Island Ecology

Students examine a local island habitat through the lenses of environmental justice and Indigenous perspectives.

Stacked and Altered

Artist Jared Bark challenges viewers to question their relationship with books in an ongoing exhibition in RISD’s Fleet Library.

New RISD MFAs Show in NYC

Recent Photography and Ceramics graduate students present historically grounded work at Microscope Gallery in Chelsea and Sculpture Space in Long Island City.

More Than a Bridge

Michael Maltzan’s 6th Street Viaduct addresses mistakes of LA’s past.