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On-campus exhibitions

Current exhibitions (open to the public)

These exhibitions are in RISD venues that are open to both the RISD community and the public. Masks are required for entry.

Complete Definitions: Dorner Prize 2021

through June 30
RISD Museum
Work by Jack Madden MFA 22 DM


through July 3
RISD Museum
Making, Unmaking and Remaking Disability

Inherent Vice

through July 10
RISD Museum
Making behind-the-scenes museum work more accessible

Striking Chords

through July 31
RISD Museum
Music in Ukiyo-E prints

Drawing Closer

through September 4
RISD Museum
400 Years of Drawing 

On the Surface

contemporary ceramics
through June 30, 2023
RISD Museum

Trading Earth

through January 28, 2024
RISD Museum
Ceramics, Commodities and Commerce

Gallery information

From student-curated shows to a world-class museum with vibrant programming, RISD invites art lovers to enjoy a range of ever-changing exhibitions on campus.

RISD Museum

224 Benefit Street

Alfred DeCredico Gallery

Illustration Studies Building
One Washington Place

BEB Gallery

Bayard Ewing Building
231 South Main Street

Dryfoos Student Media Gallery

Chace Center
20 North Main Street

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Chace Center, 2nd floor
20 North Main Street

ISB Gallery*

Illustration Studies Building, 1st floor
One Washington Place

Memorial Gallery

Memorial Hall
226 Benefit Street

Museum Special Exhibitions Galleries

Chace Center
20 North Main Street

Red Eye Gallery

Design Center
30 North Main Street

Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery*

Center for Integrative Technologies/CIT, 1st floor
169 Weybosset Street

Washington Place Lobby*

Washington Place, 1st floor
20 Washington Place

Waterman Gallery

Waterman Street Building
13 Waterman Street

Woods-Gerry Gallery

Woods-Gerry House, 1st floor
62 Prospect Street

*venues open only to the RISD community