Featured Events

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

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

Visiting curators | Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta

RISD's Graduate Speaker Series continues this fall with The Gradual Contemporary: Conversations on Contemporary Art. Please join Whitney Museum of American...

Visiting artist | Robin F. Williams

The Painting department welcomes Brooklyn-based artist and RISD alumna Robin F Williams 06 IL, whose figurative paintings explore pervasive American...

Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:15pm
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,...

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...

Exhibition opening | INTAR Graduate Biennial 2019

Please join the Interior Architecture department for the opening of our 2019 Graduate Biennial, Context. The exhibition runs from November 15–December 4....

Visiting photographer | Aïda Muluneh

The Photography department welcomes TC Colley lecturer Aïda Muluneh. Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1974, Muluneh majored in film at Howard University in...

Visiting artist | Teresita Fernández

The Glass department and Division of Fine Arts welcome New York-based visual artist Teresita Fernández, best known for her prominent public sculptures and...

Student gathering | Buddhist Practice 101

Please join us on Fridays from 4:30-5:15 pm for Buddhist Practice 101, an opportunity to practice, study and encourage one another, ultimately striving for...

Intercultural workshop | Dream catchers

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Office of Intercultural Student Engagement presents a workshop on creating dream catchers. Led by a visiting...

Visiting designer | Liz Collins

The Textiles department welcomes textiles designer and installation artist Liz Collins 91 TX/MFA 99, whose work moves fluidly between art and design with an...

Screening + discussion | Bryan Stevenson documentary

Please join us for pizza and a free screening of True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality, a documentary about social justice attorney Bryan...

Visiting artist | Judy Hecker

The Printmaking department welcomes artist Judy Hecker, director of the International Print Center in NYC. The flagship nonprofit arts institution is...

Student event | International panel discussion

In honor of International Education Week, members of the RISD community are invited to a panel discussion featuring students who participated in...

Student event | Lunch with International Student Engagement office

In honor of International Education Week, students are invited to lunch in the Ewing Lounge with ISE cultural programmers and staff. This is an opportunity...

Workshop | Enabling Collaboration Through Objects

When group work is both the most necessary and the most difficult endeavor of our time, what methods are necessary for collaboration within creative...

Visiting artist | Matthew Day Perez

The Glass department welcomes sculptor Matthew Day Perez MFA 10 GL. Continuously experimenting with the potential of combining, subverting and exploiting...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 1:10pm
Special event | Complexity Coffee

It's time for Complexity Coffee II. Join us, your colleagues, friends and students and enjoy hot coffee, conversation and connection. The Center for...

Visiting artist | Kyle Hittmeier

The Painting department welcomes Kyle Hittmeier MFA 15 PT, an interdisciplinary artist and curator whose work explores dynamics of power and authority by...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4pm
Screening | Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors ever to make a...

Financial Literacy series | Student Loan Repayment

Learn about repayment plans, including those that are income-driven; understand the difference between delinquency and default and ways to avoid both;...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:15pm
Visiting artist |  Edouard Duval-Carrié

Please join us for an evening with painter and sculptor Edouard Duval-Carrié. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, he emigrated to Puerto Rico and later studied at...

Vigil | Transgender Day of Remembrance

Please join us at the Ewing Multicultural Center (backyard and lounge) for a vigil in remembrance of Transgender Day and a viewing of the Intercultural...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:30pm
Student event | International Trivia Night

In celebration of International Education Week (IEW), you and your friends are invited to form a team of 4–5 people and compete in the first-ever...

Thursday, November 21, 2019 8pm
Student event | Send a postcard

In celebration of International Education Week (IEW), you're invited to send a postcard provided by the Intercultural Student Engagement Office to your...

Friday, November 22, 2019 11am
Visiting artist | Denis Do

The Film/Animation/Video department welcomes French-born filmmaker Denis Do, creator of the animated drama Funan about a Cambodian woman searching for her...

Special event | Complexity Coffee

It's time for Complexity Coffee II. Join us, your colleagues, friends and students and enjoy hot coffee, conversation and connection. The Center for...

Visiting designer | An Evening with Hella Jongerius

Join us for a lecture by Dutch industrial designer Hella Jongerius, who will illustrate her approach to design by sharing examples of her projects and...

Exhibition opening | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Exhibition | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Community service | 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.

Monday, December 9, 2019 5pm