Events

November 18 - December 17, 2019

Monday, November 18

Visiting artist | Liz Collins

The Textiles department welcomes textiles designer and installation artist Liz Collins 91 TX/MFA 99, whose work moves fluidly between art and design with an...

Screening + discussion | Bryan Stevenson documentary

Please join us for pizza and a free screening of True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality, a documentary about social justice attorney Bryan...

Visiting artist | Judy Hecker

The Printmaking department welcomes artist Judy Hecker, director of the International Print Center in NYC. The flagship nonprofit arts institution is...

Tuesday, November 19

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Student event | Lunch with International Student Engagement office

In honor of International Education Week, students are invited to lunch in the Ewing Lounge with ISE cultural programmers and staff. This is an opportunity...

Alumni event | Vermont Club artist talk

Meet fellow RISD alumni living in Vermont, discuss ideas for future get-togethers and mingle in the Garage’s gallery space. On display: UnCharted: works by...

Workshop | Enabling Collaboration Through Objects

When group work is both the most necessary and the most difficult endeavor of our time, what methods are necessary for collaboration within creative...

Wednesday, November 20

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Visiting artist | Matthew Day Perez

The Glass department welcomes sculptor Matthew Day Perez MFA 10 GL. Continuously experimenting with the potential of combining, subverting and exploiting...

Special event | Complexity Coffee

It's time for Complexity Coffee II. Join us, your colleagues, friends and students and enjoy hot coffee, conversation and connection. The Center for...

Visiting artist | Kyle Hittmeier

The Painting department welcomes Kyle Hittmeier MFA 15 PT, an interdisciplinary artist and curator whose work explores dynamics of power and authority by...

Screening | Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors ever to make a...

Financial Literacy series | 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 artist |  Edouard Duval-Carrié

Please join us for an evening with painter and sculptor Edouard Duval-Carrié. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, he emigrated to Puerto Rico and later studied at...

Vigil | Transgender Day of Remembrance

Please join us at the Ewing Multicultural Center (backyard and lounge) for a vigil in remembrance of Transgender Day and a viewing of the Intercultural...

Thursday, November 21

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Community service | Flu vaccinations

Students, staff and faculty are reminded to protect themselves from the flu! Stop by for a flu vaccination and please remember to bring your insurance card....

Friday, November 22

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Student event | Send a postcard

In celebration of International Education Week (IEW), you're invited to send a postcard provided by the Intercultural Student Engagement Office to your...

Student gathering | Buddhist Practice 101

Please join us on Fridays from 4:30-5:15 pm for Buddhist Practice 101, an opportunity to practice, study and encourage one another, ultimately striving for...

Saturday, November 23

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Sunday, November 24

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Monday, November 25

Tuesday, November 26

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Wednesday, November 27

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Thursday, November 28

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Friday, November 29

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Student gathering | Buddhist Practice 101

Please join us on Fridays from 4:30-5:15 pm for Buddhist Practice 101, an opportunity to practice, study and encourage one another, ultimately striving for...

Saturday, November 30

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Sunday, December 1

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

A curated exhibition by Lilla Szekely and Heather McMordie both MFA Printmaking 2020.

Monday, December 2

Visiting artist | Denis Do

The Film/Animation/Video department welcomes French-born filmmaker Denis Do, creator of the animated drama Funan about a Cambodian woman searching for her...

Tuesday, December 3

Alumni event | RISD in San Francisco

Please join President Rosanne Somerson at a San Francisco reception with alumni, parents and friends of RISD. Hosted by the Alumni Club of San Francisco....

Alumni event | RISD in San Francisco

Please join President Rosanne Somerson at a reception in San Francisco with alumni, parents and friends. Hosted by the RISD Alumni Club of San...

Wednesday, December 4

Special event | Complexity Coffee

It's time for Complexity Coffee II. Join us, your colleagues, friends and students and enjoy hot coffee, conversation and connection. The Center for...

Alumni workshop | Business Meets Visual Arts

Join RISD alumni in Boston for a three-hour workshop focused on visual arts as a viable business venture. This session is most appropriate for artists...

Visiting designer | An Evening with Hella Jongerius

Join us for a lecture by Dutch industrial designer Hella Jongerius, who will illustrate her approach to design by sharing examples of her projects and...

Thursday, December 5

Symposium | Climate Futures II

Please join us for a daylong symposium, Climate Futures II: : Design Politics, Design Natures, Aesthetics and the Green New Deal. Over the past two years the...

Exhibition opening | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Friday, December 6

Exhibition | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Student gathering | Buddhist Practice 101

Please join us on Fridays from 4:30-5:15 pm for Buddhist Practice 101, an opportunity to practice, study and encourage one another, ultimately striving for...

Alumni event | Los Angeles Club holiday celebration

Join RISD alumni in Los Angeles for a holiday event at Ray's and Stark Bar at LACMA! Ring in the holiday season with conversation, appetizers and drinks....

Saturday, December 7

Exhibition | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Sunday, December 8

Alumni event | San Francisco holiday sale

Join RISD alumni in the Bay Area for the 2019 Holiday Sale! Do your holiday shopping while supporting local RISD artists.

Exhibition | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Monday, December 9

Community service | Free rapid HIV/STI testing

Free anonymous testing for HIV, Hepatitis C and Syphilis by APRI (AIDS Project Rhode Island). This is a walk-in event hosted by Health Services.

Tuesday, December 10

Exhibition | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Alumni event | Portland Club holiday celebration

Join RISD alumni in Portland for a holiday celebration at Nonna Tavern. Ring in the season by reconnecting with old friends and meeting new ones over...

Wednesday, December 11

Exhibition | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Thursday, December 12

Exhibition | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Alumni event | RISD in Boston

Please join President Rosanne Somerson and Boston-area alumni parents and friends for a pre-holiday gathering. Hosted by the RISD Alumni Club of...

RISD in Boston

Please join President Rosanne Somerson at a reception in Boston with alumni, parents and friends. Hosted by the RISD Alumni Club of Boston RSVP by December...

Friday, December 13

Exhibition | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Student gathering | Buddhist Practice 101

Please join us on Fridays from 4:30-5:15 pm for Buddhist Practice 101, an opportunity to practice, study and encourage one another, ultimately striving for...

Saturday, December 14

Exhibition | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Sunday, December 15

Exhibition | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

Tuesday, December 17

Exhibition | Black

Please join us for Black: Color | Context | Meaning, a group exhibition curated by Sarah O'Brien MFA 20 CR.

November 18 - December 17, 2019