Featured Events

Exhibition | Textiles Grad Biennial

Please join us for the Textiles department graduate biennial, Crossing Threads, on view in the Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery from January 17 throgh...

Exhibition | {re}position

A curated exhibition by Namrata Dhore BArch 21, Jisu Yang BArch 21 and Cherry Yang BArch 20.

RISD Global infosession | Thailand

Join faculty member Jasper Chadprajong-Smith for a course-specific infosession on the Global Summer Studies 2020 course From Seed to Cloth: The Mindful...

RISD Global infosession | The Azores

Join faculty members Laura Briggs and Jonathan Knowles for a course-specific infosession on the Global Summer Studies 2020 course Design with Nature in the...

Visiting artist | Jordan Seaberry

Join artist/activist Jordan Seaberry 14 PT for a discussion of key takeaways from scholar Michelle Alexander's January 22 MLK keynote. This conversation will...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 1pm
RISD Global infosession | RISD in Rome

Join faculty member Anne Marika Chasse for a course-specific infosession on the Global Summer Studies 2020 course RISD in Rome: Form, Leather, Color and...

Thursday, January 30, 2020 12pm
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...

Dining event | Black History Month

The Portfolio Café is hosting a month-long portrait series, featuring pioneering African Americans with significant contributions to RISD, Rhode Island,...

Saturday, February 1, 2020 7am
Dining event | Super Bowl party

The Met is hosting our annual Super Bowl party. Join us for pregame hoopla and a tailgate-style dinner menu and watch the big game on the big screen. Always...

Sunday, February 2, 2020 5pm
Exhibition opening | Architecture(ish)

Please join us for Architecture(ish), an exhibition featuring work by fifth-year Architecture students. This is one of five exhibitions featuring fifth-year...

Monday, February 3, 2020 6pm
Dining event | Peppermint Patty Day

Celebrate National Peppermint Patty Day with a freebie while they last! Stop by the Watermark Cafe for a delcious Peppermint Patty.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9am
Workshop | The City as Body, Act 1

RISD’s Center for Complexity presents The City as Body Act 1: Action Theater for Systemic Challenges. The first in a series of three initiatives, this...

President's Day

Offices and library open. Degree classes held.

Monday, February 17, 2020
 
RISD CE Young Artist Winter Vacation Camp

Art is in abundance all around us—especially in the natural surroundings found at Tillinghast Place. In this week-long winter vacation camp, young artists...

Monday, February 17, 2020 9am
Awards presentation | Student Artists’ Book Contest

Please join us for the sixth annual Baker + Whitehill Student Artists’ Book Contest awards presentation and exhibition opening on the first floor of the...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6pm
RISD Global infosession | The Azores

Join faculty members Laura Briggs and Jonathan Knowles for a course-specific infosession on the Global Summer Studies 2020 course Design with Nature in the...

Dining event | National Sweet Potato Day

Introducing College Harvest New England Style BBQ Sauce, featuring locally grown sweet potatoes. College Harvest is the new product line developed through a...

Saturday, February 22, 2020 5pm
Dining event | National Clam Chowder Day

Happy National Clam Chowder Day! Chef John Calia prepares his award-winning New England-style clam chowder as well as other chowder specials, dishing up at...

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:30am
RISD Global infosession | Thailand

Join faculty member Jasper Chadprajong-Smith for a course-specific infosession on the Global Summer Studies 2020 course From Seed to Cloth: The Mindful...

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12pm
Workshop | The City as Body Act 2

Please join Harvard lecturer and Center for Complexity affiliate Arianna Mazzeo for The City as Body Act 2: Design for Collaboration, an exploration of the...

Dining event | Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday)

Happy Mardi Gras! Enjoy festive lunch menu specials at both The Met and Portfolio Cafe.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5pm
RISD Global infosession | RISD in Rome

Join faculty member Anne Marika Chasse for a course-specific infosession on the Global Summer Studies 2020 course RISD in Rome: Form, Leather, Color and...

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6pm
Dining event | March Madness

March Madness kicks off at Jolly Roger Deli with basketball-themed menu specials and free treats while supplies last!

Monday, March 2, 2020 11am
Workshop | Craftivism

Please join us for Craftivism: The Legacy of Crafting, Activism and #SayHerName. Participants will engage in crafting (needle felting, embroidery, knitting)...

Dining event | Pi Day

Happy Pi Day! Celebrate the circumfrence of it all at The Met and Portfolio Cafe at brunch and dinner with pi-themed games and of course the perfect dessert...

Saturday, March 14, 2020 12pm
Founders Day Events

Founders Day is a spring tradition honoring the birth of RISD as an institution, incorporated on March 22, 1877. Since its founding, RISD has challenged...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 9:30am
Dining event | Persian New Year

Join us at The Met as we celebrate Nowruz, also known as Persian New Year. Chef John Calia collaborated with a RISD student to develop recipes commonly...

Friday, March 20, 2020 5pm