Featured Events

Ars Necronomica: Wonders of the Visible Weird

Wonders of the Visible Weird features paintings, prints, sculptures, and illustrations by more than seventy contemporary artists who explore the themes of...

Sunday, August 20, 2017 2pm
Melted City 4 @RISD

More than 150 works of art curated by alumnus Jordin Isip 90 IL.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 12pm
SneakerKit Workshop

Netherlands-based founder of SneakerKit Roderick Peters and Apparel Design faculty member Kathleen Grevers take participants through the design process as...

Monday, August 28, 2017 10am
Jerome Lagarrigue presents RADIANT SILENCE

Following his critically acclaimed series “The Tipping Point” -- timely images of riots and rebellion -- Jerome Lagarrigue invites us to experience his...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 12pm
Deadline for Fall 2017 final ISP or CSP approvals: from division office to Registrar

Deadline for final Independent Study or Collaborative Study approvals for continuing students to be sent from division office to Registrar for Fall 2017.

Friday, September 1, 2017
New student orientation

RISD New Student Orientation is Sunday, September 3 through Wednesday, September 6 and is geared towards all incoming undergraduate students. Classes begin...

Sunday, September 3, 2017
Labor Day

Offices and Library closed

Monday, September 4, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10am
Fall 2017 Brown University classes begin

RISD students may register for Brown classes

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Dismantled: 2nd year Graduate Student Work

Curated by Ada Goldfield MFA PT 18

RISD Block Party

Want to learn more about clubs and organizations? Check out the Block party for opportunities to get involved on campus and in your community! There will be...

Saturday, September 9, 2017 12pm
RISD Weekend 2017

Don’t miss the opportunity to get together with other RISD alumni and parents this fall at RISD Weekend. It’s a great way to tap into the vitality of our...

Columbus Day

Degree program classes held, Offices and Library open

Monday, October 9, 2017
Wintersession 2018 Travel Class Registration Begins

Wintersession 2018 Travel Class Registration Begins

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Fall 2017 Mid-Semester

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Annual Sellie Bernstingle Lecture

The Annual Sellie Bernstingle Lecture, named in honor of late RISD Museum Docent, Sellie Bernstingle, is pleased to annouce this year's speaker: former RISD...

Veteran's Day observed

Degree program classes held, Offices and Library open

Friday, November 10, 2017