detail from show poster in mint green

RISD welcomes the Providence community to Residual Hauntings, curated by Sarah Goldman 23 PR and Emma Florance 22 PT. Residual Hauntings invites the viewer...

group show with pixelated, unrecognizable people

The RISD community is invited to view work by Sculpture seniors at Woods-Gerry Gallery through May 24, 2022. Opening reception: Thursday, May 19, 6–7:30...

Saturday, May 21, 2022 10am
Providence's industrial skyline

The students of spring HPSS class Sounding Providence invite the RISD community to join them for a one-day exhibition of final student works in sound....

student artwork

Please join us in celebrating the hard work and creativity of Project Open Door teens at our end-of-year exhibition! This event is open to the public....

detail of an alien head from show poster

The RISD community is invited to view the FAV Senior Show on RISD's Youtube channel May 20 and 21 at 7 pm.

Saturday, May 21, 2022 7pm
Virtual Event
detail of poster with male model in fuzzy crown

Please join us as RISD's Apparel Design department presents Unfinished, its annual show spotlighting the talent of students graduating this spring. For 2022,...

Saturday, May 21, 2022 8pm
Market Square
Stream Available
illustration of a person wearing a broad-brim hat

Join artist Annie Bissett for Woodblock Dreams: Printmaking and Tarot Cards, an introduction to and discussion about Woodblock Dreams Tarot, the...

abstract painting featuring yellows and greens

Enjoy piano and violin duets by RISD students Mochi Lin 22 FAV and Sophie Curlee 22 TX as you stroll the galleries or sit and listen to their senior recital,...

Sunday, May 22, 2022 2pm
head shot of Jessica Hong

RISD’s Painting department welcomes Jessica S. Hong, curator of modern and contemporary art at the Toledo Museum of Art. Hong has dedicated her practice to...

illustration of students sitting in a circle

Students discuss community engagement approaches and collaboration. Be part of a conversation with RISD students about community engagement experiences at...

detail of a blue abstract piece by Alipour

RISD’s Painting department welcomes Iranian artist/writer/folder Yasaman Alipour, who currently lives in Brooklyn and wonders about paper, politics and...

colorful poster

Returning to the Rhode Island Convention Center for the first time since 2019, RISD’s annual Grad Show exhibition features work by graduate students in all...

image of filmmaking lighting

The RISD community is invited to the FAV Junior Show, running from May 25–26 at 7 pm.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 7pm
Grad Show poster

Returning to the Rhode Island Convention Center for the first time since 2019, RISD’s annual Grad Show exhibition features work by graduate students in all...

pale pink poster

Spend the afternoon in the museum’s Pendleton House while listening to ambient electronic music played by RISD artist Soeun. Enter this altered sonic...

Friday, May 27, 2022 4:30pm
Residence Halls Close

Residence Halls Remain Open for Students Scheduled to Graduate

Saturday, May 28, 2022 12pm
RISD Seal Fallback

Whether teaching in in-person, hybrid or using online modalities, instructors often have to manage, structure and organize a wide range of instructional...

Thursday, June 2, 2022
Virtual Event
head shot of Brian Selznick

Join us for a special evening with award-winning writer and illustrator Brian Selznick 88 IL. Dive into his fascinating world of image and text as he...

image from 2022 Commencement invitation

On Saturday, June 4, doors open at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center at 8 am for this year’s Commencement ceremony. The processional begins at 9 am. Seating is...

buyers shop at a previous RISD Craft sale

We're excited to invite people to campus for RISD's annual juried sale, RISD Craft, featuring handmade fine art and design work by close to 130 alumni....

Saturday, June 4, 2022 10am
Continuing Ed | Summer youth courses start

Whether your child or teen likes sketching or sculpture, fashion or filmmaking, web design or watercolors, we have an art-filled summer lined up for...

Monday, June 13, 2022
Continuing Ed  | Advanced Program classes start

Join RISD CE this summer for an online program designed for high school students interested in pursuing art and design in college. Advanced Program Online...

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Virtual Event
Continuing Ed | Summer adult courses start

This summer, more than 75 courses for adults ages 18+ are led by RISD CE instructors, professional artists and designers. Join us to explore your interest in...

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Pre-College | Check-In Day

RISD welcomes Pre-College students to campus on Check-In Day. Between 8:30 am and 2:30 pm, students can check in, pick up supplies, explore the Campus...

Saturday, June 25, 2022 8:30am
Independence Day

Offices and Library Closed; Degree Program Classes Held as Determined by Programs Individually

Monday, July 4, 2022