RISD Unbound | Art Book Fair

RISD Unbound is an event celebrating artists’ books, zines,and experimental printed matter created by RISD students and community, local artists and...

Sunday, April 18, 2021 11am
Virtual Event
RISD Unbound | Panel discussion

Join us for a conversation about why we organize fairs/fests and why they matter. This panel discussion goes behind the scenes, shares experiences about how...

Sunday, April 18, 2021 5pm
Virtual Event
Continuing Ed | Summer registration opens

RISD Continuing Education is excited to announce more than 120 online courses for adults and teens this summer. Adult Extension programs offer students a...

Monday, April 19, 2021
Virtual Event
Exhibition | DON'T YOU SIT DOWN

An interactive exhibition, Don't You Sit Down: Shades of Jim Crow, 1960– explores racism in the US originating with Jim Crow laws from the post-Civil War era...

Photo credit: Vanessa Winship Untitled (2012) from she dances on Jackson (MACK, 2012)

RISD's Photography department welcomes Gary Metz lecturer Vanessa Winship, a visual poet whose photographs are concerned with the elusive qualities of...

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12pm
Virtual Event
Performance piece | La Resistencia

The Liberal Arts division and Nature-Culture-Sustainability Studies graduate program welcome Latinx poets, performers and activists of La Resistencia. Alex...

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:30pm
Virtual Event
Odilon Redon, L'oeil, comme un ballon bizarre se dirige vers l'infini (The Eye Like a Strange Balloon Moves Toward Infinity), 1882. Gift of Murray S. Danforth, Jr.

Powers of Observation is a three-part series that compares and contrasts objects from different cultures that are united by a common theme. Participants will...

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:30pm
Virtual Event
Queer/Feminist/Praxis | Artist Kang Seung Lee

LA-based artist Kang Seung Lee has been forming and supporting intergenerational queer kinship through collaborative artmaking and queer archive building....

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:15pm
Virtual Event
Image Credit: Victoria Joh '15 ID

Get ready for this fast-paced workshop covering every aspect of the wide world of freelancing! Long-time freelancers Ed Shems 91 IL and Justin Perricone will...

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 7pm
Virtual Event
Alumni talk | Chris Frantz 74 PT

Join the RISD Alumni Club of Connecticut for a virtual talk with author Chris Frantz 74 PT of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club, who will discuss his book...

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1pm
Virtual Event
RISD Leads speaker series | Carlos Andrés Gómez

The Center for Student Involvement and Intercultural Student Engagement invite the RISD community to a talk by Colombian-American author and actor Carlos...

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7pm
Virtual Event
Alumni event | Angel Investing 101

The RISD Founders + Entrepreneurs Venture Committee invites the alumni community to an exclusive mini workshop on the basics of angel investing led by Brooke...

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:30pm
Virtual Event
Visiting designer | Clara Balaguer

The Graphic Design department’s spring lecture series continues with Clara Balaguer, a cultural worker and the coordinator of the Social Practices course at...

Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:30am
Virtual Event
Nature Lab series | Regeneration with Daniel Glenn

Join us on Earth Day for the seventh Regeneration session with Daniel Glenn, a nationally recognized Native American architect specializing in culturally...

Thursday, April 22, 2021 12pm
Virtual Event
Alumni event | Talk with VR/AR expert Luis Blackaller

Join the Alumni in Immersive Experience affinity group for a talk with Luis Blackaller, creative director at immersive technology studio Wevr. He began...

Thursday, April 22, 2021 5pm
Virtual Event
Queer/Feminist/Praxis | Artist siren eun young jung

Seoul-based artist siren eun young jung has been ceaselessly pursuing artistic praxis that is simultaneously aesthetic and political. For Q/F/P, siren...

Thursday, April 22, 2021 7pm
Virtual Event
Queer/Feminist/Praxis | Hyperlink Press

Please join us for a conversation with the founding members of Hyperlink Press: Taehee Whang, Jeong Yoon Lee and Minsoo Thigpen. Founded in 2018, Hyperlink...

Friday, April 23, 2021 4:30pm
Virtual Event
Faculty workshop | Mindfulness for Educators: Integrating Conscious Awareness Practice Into the Classroom

Please join Liz Maynard for his workshop that orients to the ubiquitous concept of “mindfulness” for appropriate application in a teaching and learning...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10am
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Faculty workshop | Guilds, Anagrammatics, and Techniques of Ordering III: On Maps

Please join SEI Fellow Chris Roberts for Guilds, Anagrammatics and Techniques of Ordering I: On Maps, the third of a workshop series that will provide an...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 12pm
Virtual Event
Photo credit: Emmanuelle Andrianjafy Untitled (2015) from Nothing’s In Vain (MACK, 2012)

RISD's Photography department welcomes Gary Metz lecturer Emmanuelle Andrianjafy, a Malagasy photographer who arrived in the port city of Dakar, situated on...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 12pm
Virtual Event
Laine Rettmer

The Sculpture department welcomes Laine Rettmer as part of its Spring 2021 Visiting Artist Lecture Series. Rettmer is a North American visual artist and...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 1:10pm
Virtual Event
Visiting artist | GaHee Park

The Painting department welcomes artist GaHee Park, whose paintings and drawings feel like voyeuristic glimpses into enigmatic fantasies. Her canvases...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 1:15pm
Virtual Event
Alumni event | Providence studio tour

Join the Alumni Club of RI for a virtual studio tour of Katrinkles, a wholesale supplier of buttons and tools for textiles artists, hosted by Katy Westcott...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7pm
Virtual Event
Alumni talk |  Creatives in Law School

Join RISD alumni lawyers for a conversation about going to law school and practicing law! Are you considering pursuing a career in law? Want to learn about...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 5pm
Virtual Event
Alumni event | RISD Footwear Affinity Group Launch

Join the RISD Footwear Affinity Group to connect with others who are making or designing shoes and boots. Co-leaders Daphne Board 98 TX and Sarah Guerin...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7pm
Virtual Event
Faculty workshop | Inclusive Syllabi III

Please join Patricia Barbeito for a discussion on syllabi. The course syllabus is often a student’s fforirst contact with you and your course; it sets the...

Friday, April 30, 2021 9am
Virtual Event
Visiting artist | Mays Albaik

The Glass department welcomes artist Mays Albaik MFA 19 GL, whose interdisciplinary visual practice has literary writing at its heart. Crystalizing as...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:10pm
Virtual Event
Alumni event | Decolonizing the RISD Museum’s collection

Join the Alumni Club of NYC for a virtual presentation by Sarah Ganz Blythe, interim director of the RISD Museum, about decolonizing the museum’s collection....

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7pm
Virtual Event
Alumni event | RISD Architects

Join the RISD Architects affinity group for a talk with Alexandra Gadawski MArch 15, an architect and sustainability leader at HMFH Architects, where her...

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 1pm
Virtual Event
Visiting lecturer | Peter McCoy

The Liberal Arts division and the Nature-Culture-Sustainability graduate program welcome Peter McCoy, who will give a talk titled Radical Mycology: A...

Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:30pm
Virtual Event
Alumni talk | Architect Gabrielle Bullock

Join the Alumni Club of LA and RISD Architects for a talk with RISD Trustee Gabrielle Bullock BArch 84 on her latest project, Destination Crenshaw. A...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3pm
Virtual Event
Community conversation | African Food and Culture

The African Alliance of Rhode Island invites the RISD community to a conversation about urban agriculture and a virtual visit to its Bami Farm in Providence....

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6pm
Virtual Event
Alumni event | Club of Charlotte, VA

Right now it's more important than ever to stay connected to one another. So grab a drink or a snack and help us launch the RISD Alumni Club of Charlotte,...

Thursday, May 13, 2021 6pm
Virtual Event
Residence Halls Close

Residence Halls Remain Open for Students Scheduled to Graduate

Friday, May 28, 2021