Featured Events

RISD CE: Summer Camps & Courses, Ages 6-17: Register Now

RISD CE: Summer Camps & Courses, Ages 6-17: Register Now This summer, the RISD Young Artist Program offers full-day camps and half-day courses in...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Spring recess begins for Degree programs (through April 2)

Residence Halls remain open

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Mutual Encounters

A curated exhibition by Anina Major MFA 17 CR and Vanessa Nieto Romero MFA 17 PR

Craft the Leather Exhibit

Craft the Leather, Leather, Footwear, Fashion exhibit in conjunction with Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)

Staff Council Student Award - Accepting Applications

Could you use $500 toward expenses for your final year studio project? Two deserving students will receive an award of a $500 credit to the risd:store...

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Industrial Designers Society of America's Northeast District Design Conference 2017

Expect the unexpected when the Industrial Designers Society of America's Northeast District Design Conference 2017 (@IDSA #IDSANEDDC) arrives at the Rhode...

Friday, March 31, 2017 9am
Active Listening Training:  Sidewalk Community Listening Project

We're looking for people who want to learn aspects of empathetic understanding and learn how to apply it in their everyday lives. Moreso, we hope you will...

Saturday, April 1, 2017 12pm
Sidewalk Community Listening Project

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ "When we listen to the marginalized emotions...

Weekly UMAD Meeting

Weekly meetings to catch up with one another, have discussions, and plan for the future of the club. All are welcome, especially those who have never joined...


Please join us for our third Senior Show of 2017! There are nine senior show groups this year. There will be a new exhibition up in the ISB Gallery each...

Monday, April 3, 2017 6pm
RISD Architecture Wilbur Yoder Lecture Series: Kunlé Adeyemi / Waterfront Atlas

Kunlé Adeyemi is an architect, designer and urban researcher. He is the founder/principal of NLÉ and Aga Khan Design Critic in Architecture at Harvard...

April Club Leader Training

Are in a CSI student organization or club? Are you a leader and want to connect with other student org leaders? Come to CSI's monthly club leader trainings...

Comics and Animation as Humanitarian Advocacy

Dr. Benjamin Dix is founder of PositiveNegatives, an international colaborative that produces literary comics, animations, and podcasts about contemporary...

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 12pm
Sabbatical Presentation: Norm Paris 'Recent Work'

Please join us for Associate Professor Norm Paris' (Experimental and Foundation Studies) Sabbatical Presentation 'Recent Work'

Sabbatical Presentation: Jim Barnes 'The Making of Flaneur'

Please join us for Professor Jim Barnes' (Architecture) Sabbatical Presentation 'The Making of Flaneur'

Sabbatical Presentation: Don Keefer 'The Virtues of Aesthetic Melancholy'

Please join us for Professor Don Keefer's (History Philosophy + Social Sciences) Sabbatical Presentation 'The Virtues of Aesthetic Melancholy'

Sabbatical Presentation: Jean Blackburn 'Between'

Please join us for Illustration Professor Jean Blackburn's Sabbatical Presentation 'Between'

Family Dinners Haiti

The Portfolio Cafe continues it's series of cultural dinners featuring their diverse staff. Next up in this popular event series is Isaac Jolcimat,...

Thursday, April 6, 2017 5pm
Simone Leigh Lecture on Contemporary Art

Contemporary artist and educator Simone Leigh will speak as part of the Graduate Commons Speaker Series organized by Grad Studies and the Divisions of Fine...

Public Screening of 'Herman's House'

There will be a public screening of 'Herman's House,' an Emmy Award-winning film by Jackie Sumell, (who will be visiting RISD the week of April 9th).

Sculpture Department: Public Screening - "Herman's House"

There will be a Public Screening of 'Herman's House' an Emmy Award Winning film by Jackie Sumell (who will be visiting RISD the following week) at the...

Liberal Arts Cross-Concentration Salon

Student concentrators in the Liberal Arts departments of History of Art + Visual Culture, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences, Literary Arts + Studies,...

Friday, April 7, 2017 6:30pm

Carr Haus hosts the annual Cornival festival!

Saturday, April 8, 2017