Featured Events

Summer Teen Intensive at the RISD Museum

This 11-day program fully immerses high school students in the RISD Museum, art and the creative experience. Participants spend two weeks surrounded by...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 9am
Third Thursday at the RISD Museum

Nighttime fun at the RISD Museum: watch demos, experiment with art-making materials, hear from students about their work and learn to look at art and design...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 5pm
Pre-College Foundations Exhibition Opening Reception

The RISD Pre-College Foundations Exhibition presents work from Drawing Foundations and Design Foundations courses. All students, faculty and families are...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 5pm
Pre-College Majors Exhibition Opening Reception

The RISD Pre-College Majors Exhibition showcases a range of art and design work produced in the studios of all 21 majors. All students, faculty and families...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 5pm
Pre-College Fashion Majors Show

The Pre-College Fashion Majors Show highlights wearable art created by fashion design students. Rehearsal Run-Through: 5:00pm (open to the...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 7pm
Pre-College Film/Video & Animation Screenings

The Pre-College Video Screenings show the work of Film/Video and Animation majors. All students, faculty and families are invited to attend.

Pre-College Foundations Exhibition

The RISD Pre-College Foundations Exhibition presents work from Drawing Foundations and Design Foundations courses. All students, faculty, families and the...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 10am
Pre-College Majors Exhibition

The RISD Pre-College Majors Exhibition showcases a range of art and design work produced in the studios of all 21 majors. All students, faculty, families and...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 10am
RISD Painting MFA Show

Featured alumni: Marisa Adesman, Christina Ruiz Berman, Sanié Bokhari, Ada Goldfeld, Molly Kaderka, Argavan Khosravi, Rebecca Levitan, Saif Mhaisen, Gina...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 6pm
Victory Day (RI Holiday)

Offices and Library open

Monday, August 14, 2017
 
Ars Necronomica: Wonders of the Visible Weird

Wonders of the Visible Weird features paintings, prints, sculptures, and illustrations by more than seventy contemporary artists who explore the themes of...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 10am
Ars Necronomica: Wonders of the Visible Weird opening reception

Wonders of the Visible Weird features paintings, prints, sculptures, and illustrations by more than seventy contemporary artists who explore the themes of...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 6pm
SneakerKit Workshop

Netherlands-based founder of SneakerKit Roderick Peters and Apparel Design faculty member Kathleen Grevers take participants through the design process as...

Monday, August 28, 2017 10am
New student orientation

RISD New Student Orientation is Sunday, September 6 through Wednesday, September 9 and is geared towards all incoming undergraduate students. Classes begun...

Sunday, September 3, 2017
Labor Day

Offices and Library closed

Monday, September 4, 2017
 
Convocation

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10am
 
Fall 2017 Brown University classes begin

RISD students may register for Brown classes

Wednesday, September 6, 2017