Uprooting White Privilege

Noted activist Tim Wise speaks to the RISD community about combatting systemic racism and making socially relevant artwork.

And Also: Writing

The Writing Center and Graduate Studies co-host a symposium exploring how artists and designers engage with evolving forms of writing, editing and publishing.

Weschler’s Wonderful Wit

As part of the visiting artist series in Glass, cultural critic and author Lawrence Weschler led a RISD audience through a visual-culture hall of mirrors.

Picturing Rhythm

New Assistant Professor of Illustration Calef Brown finds inspiration for his playful drawings in the rhythms of music and conversation.

Making Something from Nothing

Artist and urban interventionist Theaster Gates talks about the transformative power of art at the 2015 Gail Silver Memorial Lecture.

Designing for Tomorrow Today

As the first speaker in ID’s 2015–16 lecture series, European writer and design advocate John Thackara challenges students to design a better world.

Creative Matchmaking

Students seeking internships meet with representatives from dozens of creative companies at this year’s Internship Connect event.

Warm Welcome for RISD’s New President

The RISD community comes together for a rousing show of support for President Rosanne Somerson 76 ID.

The Landscape of Noir

The RISD Museum hosts the first solo museum show in the US featuring the work of internationally acclaimed Scottish artist Martin Boyce.