Featured Events

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Exhibition | The Creative Marriage of Words and Images

The ISB Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of work by alumni SooJin Buzelli 96 IL and Chris Buzelli 95 IL, including finished paintings and...

Visiting comics artist | Erica Henderson

The Illustration department welcomes Eisner Award-winning comics artist and animator Erica Henderson 08 FAV. Best known for her work on The Unbeatable...

Friday, October 18, 2019 1pm
Student event | 10th Annual BBQueer

The annual BBQueer is a casual dinner to build communiy among RISD's LGBTQ+ population. Come together with old and new friends for a night of food,...

Symposium | Race and Environment in the US

This one-day symposium seeks to offer a nuanced view of the nature-culture discourse and to reframe generalizing assumptions about humans’ relationship to...

Panel discussion | Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics

The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) at Brown University invites members of the RISD community to a panel...

Visiting artist | In Conversation with Shepard Fairey

RISD welcomes visiting artist and alum Shepard Fairey 92 IL in conversation with RISD Senior Lecturer Tom Roberts. Three Decades of Dissent will begin with a...

Monday, October 21, 2019 7pm
Visiting artist | Hugh Hayden

The Sculpture department continues its fall 2019 lecture series with a talk by Hugh Hayden, whose work investigates natural and artificial means of...

 SEI faculty workshop | Questioning Research

Workshop Description Questioning Research: Shaping Practices With extensive background in building new efforts in the arts, arts education, and higher...

Visiting scholar | Peter Galison

The Glass department welcomes award-winning Harvard University Professor of Physics Peter Galison, whose work explores the complex interaction between the...

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:10pm
Community event | Flu clinic

Flu season is coming! Protect yourself and those around you by getting a flu shot. Students, staff and faculty are all encouraged to take part in this free...

SEI faculty workshop | Internal Funding

Workshop Description Internal Funding Opportunities at RISD RISD offers a range of internal funding opportunities to support faculty research, teaching,...

Gail Silver Memorial Lecture | Nicole Eisenman

Award-winning artist Nicole Eisenman 87 PT delivers the 43rd Gail Silver Memorial Lecture. An internationally exhibited artist, Eisenman has been awarded a...

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:15pm
Visiting artist | François Morelli

Experimental and Foundation Studies welcomes François Morelli, an interdisciplinary artist from Montreal and a founder of Drawing Lab Dessin at Concordia...

Student wellness event | Self-Care Fair

Join the Division of Student Affairs & RISD Dining for a night of fun, unique self-care activities while connecting with on-campus departments committed to...

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8pm
Visiting artist | Will Wilson

The Center for Social Equity & Inclusion welcomes visiting indigenous artist Will Wilson, who will speak about self-determination, place and culture. Wilson...

Halloween fun | Ewing MultiCobWeb Center

Take a tour of the Ewing Multicultural Center followed by a scaaaary movie screening and spooky cookie-decorating party.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:30pm
Exhibition opening | Shepard Fairey, Facing the Giant

Visiting artist and alum Shepard Fairey 92 IL will follow up his October 21 talk in the RISD Auditorium with Facing the Giant: 3 Decades of Dissent, a public...

Visiting artist | Salome Asega

The Sculpture department continues its fall 2019 lecture series with a talk by Salome Asega, an artist and researcher whose practice celebrates dissensus and...

 SEI faculty workshop | Cultural Appropriation

Workshop Description Approaching Cultural Appropriation During the "Kimono Wednesdays" debacle at the Boston Museum, many Japanese states were puzzled by...

Visiting curator | Jeffrey De Blois

The Glass department welcomes ICA curator Jeffrey De Blois, who organized The Freedom of Information portion of First Light: A Decade of Collecting at the...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:10pm
SEI faculty workshop | Mental Health

Workshop Description Responding to Mental Health Concerns in the Classroom Each year, more students arrive at college with existing psychiatric diagnoses,...

Free Rapid HIV/STI Testing

Free anonymous testing for HIV, Hepatitis C, and Syphilis by APRI (AIDS Project Rhode Island). This is a walk-in event hosted by Health Services.

SEI faculty workshop | Equitable Grading

Workshop Description Equitable Grading & Diverse Classrooms Equitable grading involves providing support and opportunities to help students from all...

Visiting artist | Amze Emmons

The Printmaking department welcomes artist Amze Emmons, associate professor of printmaking at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA. With a background in...

Visiting artist | EB Lewis

The Illustration department welcomes award-winning illustrator and fine artist EB Lewis, who has illustrated more than 70 children’s books, including...

 SEI faculty workshop | Engaging Community

Community engagement has the power to leverage cross-sector partnerships between creative nonprofits, government agencies and institutions of higher...

Visiting artist | Guadalupe Maravilla

The Sculpture department continues its fall 2019 lecture series with a talk by Guadalupe Maravilla, who creates fictionalized performances, videos,...

Visiting artist | David Kennedy Cutler

The Painting department welcomes Brooklyn-based artist David Kennedy Cutler, who brings digital media into three dimensions by combining manual sculpting...

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:30pm
 SEI Faculty Workshop | Questioning Research

Workshop Description Questioning Research: Shaping Practices With extensive background in building new efforts in the arts, arts education, and higher...

Visiting artist | Anjali Srinivasan

The Glass department welcomes Dubai-based artist and entrepreneur Anjali Srinivasan, who has been working with molten glass since 2000. Srinivasan began...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 1:10pm
SEI Faculty Workshop | Multilingual Learners

Workshop Description Teaching Multilingual Learners This workshop explores the role of linguistic diversity in our teaching. We will address some common...

Mindshare

Hear how RISD alumni pursue their passions! Learn how they launch personal projects, start businesses, ignite innovation and make social impact. These...

Panel discussion | Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics

The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) at Brown University invites members of the RISD community to a panel...

SEI Faculty Workshop | Inclusive Syllabi

Workshop Description Creating Inclusive Syllabi The course syllabus is often a student’s first contact with you and your course; it sets the tone for the...

Visiting scholar | Mark Jarzombek

Global Arts and Cultures welcomes scholar Mark Jarzombek, who will explore the consequences of the erasure of chieftain societies, which were wiped out when...

SEI Faculty Workshop | Critique Cultures

Workshop Description The classroom critique is often depicted as a foundation of art & design education – it is analyzed in handbooks for art students,...