Featured Events


A selection of works from the graduating class of 2018.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 10am
Exhibition | Urban Wildlife: Learning to Co-Exist

Please join us for an exhibition and series of talks and demonstrations exploring the lives of wild animals in urban areas and human responses to sharing...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 12pm
Registration Deadline| End-of-Summer Young Artist Camps and Classes

RISD's Young Artist Program has added 23 camps and classes for end-of-summer adventures in art and design. Choose from full-day camps and half-day classes...

Monday, August 20, 2018
Student Training Session | Resident Advisors

All training sessions scheduled for the day will occur in this space.

Friday, August 24, 2018 9am
Nature Lab Symposium | BioDesign: From Inspiration to Integration

This half-day symposium brings together international artists, designers, scientists and educators for talks, discussions and presentations on topics such as...

Exhibition | Biodesign: From Inspiration to Integration

This exhibition curated by William Myers and the RISD Nature Lab features work by Jon McCormack, Modern Meadow, David Benjamin, BioBe Center, Basse Stittgen,...

Saturday, August 25, 2018 10am
Student training session | resident advisors

All training sessions scheduled for the day will occur in this space.

Monday, August 27, 2018 12pm
Exhibition & Artist Talk | David Wiesner

Join award-winning children’s book creator David Wiesner 78 IL for an artist talk on October 4 at 6:15 pm in support of this month-long exhibition. He will...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 12pm
Labor Day

Offices and Library closed

Monday, September 3, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 10am
Fall 2018 Brown University classes begin

RISD students may register for Brown classes

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Visiting Lecturer | Tony Fry

Leading design theorist and philosopher Tony Fry will present Displacement: People, Culture and Design Practice, a talk about the age of climate change and...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:30pm
Alumna Talk | Yelitsa Jean-Charles 16 IL

RISD alumna and entrepreneur Yelitsa Jean-Charles 16 IL will speak at Brown University as part of the Founder Fridays series. Her talk, Beyond Niche: The...

Gary Metz Lecture | Paul Mpagi Sepuya

The Photography department welcomes Gary Metz lecturer Paul Mpagi Sepuya (b. 1982, San Bernardino, CA). Sepuya lives and works in Los Angeles, where he...

Career Center Event | Prep to Connect

Hear everything you need to know before meeting with companies at Internship Connect on October 10! Learn how to speak with them professionally. Discover...

RISD Craft | juried sale of alumni + student work

Our annual juried sale RISD Craft features handmade fine art and design work by more than 90 alumni and 30 current students. Viewers have the opportunity to...

Saturday, October 6, 2018 10am
Career Center Event | Career Options in Art & Design

Discover how to increase the opportunities available to you as an artist and designer. Hear how students and alumni apply their skills and creative thinking...

Indigenous Peoples Day

Degree program classes held; Offices and Library open

Monday, October 8, 2018
Gary Metz Lecture | Ina Jang

The Photography department welcomes Gary Metz lecturer Ina Jang, who graduated with a BFA in Photography in 2010 and completed her studies in the MPS Fashion...

Career Center Event | Internship Connect

This is your chance to speak directly with companies and organizations seeking RISD interns! Learn about their internship opportunities and practice how you...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 4pm