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RISD Exhibits Woolworth Lunch Counter Stools That Played Part in Civil Rights History

The Providence Journal reflects on Don’t You Sit Down: Shades of Jim Crow, 1960– exhibition designed by RISD’s Internal Architecture department.

Who Painted Utility Boxes in Providence?

The Boston Globe reports on RISD students joining local artists and The Avenue Concept in transforming dull utility boxes into works of art.

Closing the Healthcare Gap

RISD’s Center for Complexity designs a suite of solutions intended to advance health equity and reduce adverse medical outcomes for patients of color.

Colorful Rug Collaboration Made Possible by RISD Professors and Artists

Architectural Digest reflects on how some of the institution’s best and brightest faculty members came together in the midst of the pandemic to work on the collection.

Class of 2021 Q&A | Sculpture

Four graduating fine arts students discuss the joy of working with their hands and mixing mediums at RISD.

Echoes of Jim Crow

An interactive on-campus exhibition brings to life the civil rights movement and ongoing struggle against racism and segregation in the US.

RISD Announces Preparations for Fall 2021

As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out, RISD leadership takes a two-pronged approach to planning the coming academic year.

Virgil Abloh, Shepard Fairey to be Honored at RISD Commencement

Women’s Wear Daily reports on plans for this year’s ceremony, which will include a virtual keynote address by Virgil Abloh.