The newest gifts and purchases for the Museum's collection will be on view Wednesday, March 4, from 10:00 until 3:00 in the Museum’s third floor Danforth Hall. Objects include a contemporary painting by Peter Doig, a kimono ensemble from the spring/summer 1995 Yohji Yamamoto runway collection, a nineteenth-century English armchair, and new watercolors by RISD alumna Kara Walker. The curators will be available to answer questions, so please...
The Gallery at Providence City Hall hosts an exhibit of current Degree Project students from the Department of Architecture with the aim of showcasing the role of architects in the transformation of the built environment. The Department's sharing of this work at the mid point of thesis reflects the value we place on questioning not only what we make but how we make.
Join us to see what the RISD Summer Pre-College Program has to offer.
-See Pre-College student artwork from past years
-Hear relevant information from the Program Coordinator, faculty, Residence Life, Health Services and Public Safety personnel
-Take a campus tour led by RISD undergraduate students
-Ask questions of instructors at an optional lunch at RISD's main dining facility, The Met
To learn more and to RSVP: precollege.risd.edu
Wikimedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors identify as female. The reasons for the gender gap are up for debate; suggestions include leisure inequality, how gender socialization shapes public comportment, and the sometimes contentious nature of Wikipedia’s talk pages. The practical effect of this disparity, however, is not.Content is skewed by the lack...