Featured Events

Fever Dream

Fever Dream Saturday, April 18, 2015 10:00am

A curated exhibition by Rosalind Breen MFA 16 PT, Kate Aitchison MFA 16 PR and Maggie Hazen MFA 16 SC.

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery  
Beach clean up and other events

Beach clean up and other events Saturday, April 18, 2015 10:30am

Beach clean up this upcoming Saturday. A bus will pick us up in front of the RISD store at 10:30 am. We will return at 3:00 pm. At 6:00PM, join us for an...

Newport Beach!  
One Day in the Beach!

One Day in the Beach! Saturday, April 18, 2015 11:00am

Community Service Club is collaborating with the Wilderness Club and Rock Climbing Club for an earth day event on April 18th. We will be working with Clean...


GI BIRTHDAY BASH Saturday, April 18, 2015 3:00pm

Celebrating Global Initiatives Birthday. For the past two years RISD GI has been incredibly involved in our mission that being able to understand and respond...

Nickerson Green  
Bizarre Bazar

Bizarre Bazar Sunday, April 19, 2015 11:00am

"It's like Free and For Sale in real life!" Help turn Nickerson Green into an open air market filled with all sorts off goods and oddities that have been...

Nickerson Green  
CE Spring Break

CE Spring Break Monday, April 20, 2015

No CE Adult + Evening Young Artists Classes (April 20-24, 2015) Office hours during CE Spring Break 8:30am-4:30pm.

CE Young Artist Spring Vacation Camps

CE Young Artist Spring Vacation Camps Monday, April 20, 2015

CE Young Artist Spring Vacation Camps Running April 20-24, 2015, from 9am-4pm. Registration and information: ce.risd.edu

CE Summer Registration Opens

CE Summer Registration Opens Monday, April 20, 2015 8:30am

CE Summer 2015 Registration opens today (April 20). Information and registration: ce.risd.edu

RISD CE Office  
Eat + Learn

Eat + Learn Monday, April 20, 2015 4:00pm

In celebration of Earth Day, RISD Dining is collaborating with local fishermen, farmers and chefs to highlight sustainable local food sources with a free...

The Met  
RISD LEADS - Beginner’s Mind: Risk, Transparency, and Leadership

RISD LEADS - Beginner’s Mind: Risk,... Monday, April 20, 2015 6:00pm

Featuring: Jason Huff, Product Design Manager at Etsy, RISD Alum (biography) Sometimes the opportunity to take the lead can surprise you. Often, the best...

Tap Room  
Talk: Mary Miss

Talk: Mary Miss Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:00pm

How do artists speak to environmental issues? Artist Mary Miss (American, b. 1944) has reshaped boundaries between sculpture, architecture, landscape design,...

RISD Museum, Metcalf Auditorium  
Decorate the Willy Wonka Gala

Decorate the Willy Wonka Gala Wednesday, April 22, 2015 6:30pm

Are you interested in decorating a gala into a Willy Wonka wonderland? Boys Town New England is calling help from the creative RISD folks for decorating...

MET Room A  
Fulbright Workshop

Fulbright Workshop Wednesday, April 22, 2015 6:30pm

RISD is one of the top producing Fulbright programs in the United States for this prestigious grant! Be sure to take advantage of this remarkable award...

123 Dyer Street  
Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation Thursday, April 23, 2015 10:00am

Improve self-esteem, lower anxiety and increase inner calm with guided meditation. No experience is necessary. Contact Samantha Becker, LICSW ...

Thompson House  
Sabbatical Presentation: Mary Kawenski

Sabbatical Presentation: Mary Kawenski Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:00pm

Presenting sabbatical work.

Memorial Hall, Tap Room 4th Floor  
Design the Night: Blueprint

Design the Night: Blueprint Thursday, April 23, 2015 4:00pm

Imaginary spaces, fictional dimensions, and designed illusions set the stage for inspiration and innovation. Experiment with form and function throughout the...

RISD Museum  
Talk: Dennis Crompton

Talk: Dennis Crompton Thursday, April 23, 2015 5:30pm

Dennis Crompton, a founding member of the avant-garde British architecture collective, Archigram, discusses the exhibitions and publishing program at the...

RISD Museum, Metcalf Auditorium  
RISD NY New Museum Triennial Tour

RISD NY New Museum Triennial Tour Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:00pm


New Museum  
RISD/DC Spring Happy Hour

RISD/DC Spring Happy Hour Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:00pm

Who needs cherry blossoms when we've got each other? Come celebrate spring with RISD/DC! RISD/DC Spring Happy HourThursday, April 23rd, 20156:00 pm - 8:00...

DGS Delicatessen  
Illustration Senior Show: Group 8

Illustration Senior Show: Group 8 Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:30pm

Please join us for our eighth Senior Show of the year! There are ten senior show groups this year. There will be a new exhibition up in the ISB Gallery...

Illustration Studies Building (ISB), ISB Gallery  
Visiting Designer: Ben Rubin

Visiting Designer: Ben Rubin Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:30pm

Ben Rubin is an internationally renowned media artist based in New York City. Ben has worked closely with major figures in contemporary culture, including...

Center for Integrative Technologies (CIT), 103  
Critical Design/Critical Futures

Critical Design/Critical Futures Friday, April 24, 2015 9:00am

How can critical design, design activism and design-led social innovation open up new horizons for speculative futures? This cross-disciplinary conference,...

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum  
Critical Encounters: Drawing in Architecture

Critical Encounters: Drawing in Architecture Friday, April 24, 2015 1:00pm

Some of the most provocative ideas in architecture have been expressed through drawing. Architectural drawing can be an activity where concepts are...

RISD Museum, Chace Galleries  
The men in this 1903 portrait class were serious about the business at hand.