Featured Events

Community and Development Day

faculty and staff only

Monday, November 19, 2018
Exhibition | Shared Languages

RISD Global presents Shared Languages, an exhibition of works in progress from the studios Centre de Formation et Qualification des Métiers de l’Artisanat Al...

Monday, November 19, 2018
Exhibition | Overwhelming Draw

This exhibition spotlights the importance of drawing as both device and artifact for research. For very distinctive reasons, each artist included uses...

Exhibition | Criteria of Beauty

A curated exhibition by Qualeasha Wood 19 PR and David Guy 19 SC.

Thanksgiving Break

No classes held; Offices and Library closed; RISD Housing Remains Open

Thursday, November 22, 2018
Info Session | Grad Experience

Graduate students are invited to meet with Associate Director of Graduate Experience Ashlie Norris during drop-in hours. Stop by to connect or ask...

Visiting Artist | Melissa Brown

The Painting department welcomes back alumna Melissa Brown 96 PR, who currently lives and works in Brooklyn. Earlier this year she showed work in Between...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 5:30pm
Visiting Lecturer | Sara Raza

The Glass department welcomes Sara Raza, an independent curator and writer based in New York City. She is a specialist on global curatorial knowledge, with...

Studio Visits | Provost Fine Arts Fellow Jen Bervin

RISD Provost Fine Arts Fellow 2018/19 Jen Bervin will conduct interdisciplinary crits with Fine Arts grads. To register, please contact your department head...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 4:30pm
Student Financial Services Workshop | 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;...

Visiting Designers | Synoptic Office

RISD's Graphic Design department welcomes Synoptic Office, a multidisciplinary design studio operating in the space between design, technology and education....

RISD Grad Exchange

RISD Grad Exchange connects graduate students from all departments, fosters dialogue about the work they are producing and builds a more cohesive graduate...

Visiting Artist | Wael Shawky

The Glass department welcomes visiting artist Wael Shawky, who tackles notions of national, religious and artistic identity through film, performance and...

Fall 2018 Reading/Preparation Day

No classes, exams or crits held

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Brown University classes end

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Residence halls close for December holiday break

Limited housing available over winter break

Saturday, December 15, 2018 12pm
New Year's Day

Offices and Library closed

Tuesday, January 1, 2019