Events

September 25 - October 24, 2020

Friday, September 25

Art History, Postcolonialism, and the Global Turn Conference

Art History, Postcolonialism, and the Global Turn is a three-day conference (Sep. 25, Oct. 9, Oct. 23), that brings together international art historians to...

11am
Virtual Event
 Japanese, Short Coat (Hanten), mid 1800s. Museum purchase: Museum Works of Art Fund and Museum property, by exchange.

In this presentation, Kate Irvin, Curator of Costume and Textiles at the RISD Museum, will highlight the lessons that worldwide practices of mending offer...

12pm
Virtual Event

Monday, September 28

Student Alliance | Town hall meeting

Your voice is needed at the RISD Student Alliance Town Hall. What is important to you for the year ahead? Meet Student Alliance leaders, share your...

6pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, September 29

Guest speaker | Ahmed Ansari

The Liberal Arts division and Global Arts and Cultures program invite the RISD community to a lecture by NYU Professor Ahmed Ansari, who teaches courses in...

4pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, September 30

The Common Thread: A Virtual Series

The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab and Southeastern New England Fibershed are pleased to announce the upcoming virtual panel series The Common Thread. This...

Thursday, October 1

Monday, October 5

Design Week RI | Stories of the Bay

Nature Lab staff members Jennifer Bissonnette and Stewart Copeland participate in a panel discussion hosted by KITE Architects and PVDFest focused on how...

3:30pm
Virtual Event
Design Week RI | Design in Crisis

Industrial Design Professor Charlie Cannon joins Brown University’s Ben Guhin Delphine for a discussion about how designers have responded to the COVID-19...

5:30pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 6

Virtual RISD Weekend

In alignment with RISD’s plan for a de-densified campus in 2020–21, RISD Weekend is being planned in a virtual format. Dedicated programing for both families...

Virtual Event
Sustainability speaker | Myles Lennon

The Liberal Arts division and Nature-Culture-Sustainability Studies program invite the RISD community to a lecture by environmental anthropologist and former...

5pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 7

Virtual RISD Weekend

In alignment with RISD’s plan for a de-densified campus in 2020–21, RISD Weekend is being planned in a virtual format. Dedicated programing for both families...

Virtual Event
The Common Thread: A Virtual Series

The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab and Southeastern New England Fibershed are pleased to announce the upcoming virtual panel series The Common Thread. This...

Thursday, October 8

Virtual RISD Weekend

In alignment with RISD’s plan for a de-densified campus in 2020–21, RISD Weekend is being planned in a virtual format. Dedicated programing for both families...

Virtual Event
Design Week RI | Keynote Review

Former Design Week RI keynote speakers, including RISD alums Sophie Weston Chien BArch 20, Sara Ossana MIA 05 and James Wynn 98 GD, come together virtually...

6pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 9

Virtual RISD Weekend

In alignment with RISD’s plan for a de-densified campus in 2020–21, RISD Weekend is being planned in a virtual format. Dedicated programing for both families...

Virtual Event
Art History, Postcolonialism, and the Global Turn Conference

Art History, Postcolonialism, and the Global Turn is a three-day conference (Sep. 25, Oct. 9, Oct. 23), that brings together international art historians to...

11am
Virtual Event

Saturday, October 10

Virtual RISD Craft 2020

RISD Craft, our annual alumni and student art sale on Benefit Street, is canceled this year due to the pandemic and limitations on large-scale events....

Virtual Event
Virtual RISD Weekend

In alignment with RISD’s plan for a de-densified campus in 2020–21, RISD Weekend is being planned in a virtual format. Dedicated programing for both families...

Virtual Event
Art History, Postcolonialism, and the Global Turn Conference

Art History, Postcolonialism, and the Global Turn is a three-day conference (Sep. 25, Oct. 9, Oct. 23), that brings together international art historians to...

11am
Virtual Event

Monday, October 12

Indigenous Peoples' Day

Degree Program Classes Held; Offices and Library Open

Panel discussion | Art, Design and Activism

The Center for Student Involvement closes its Civic Engagement Series with a panel discussion hosted by alums Emma Werowinski 18 TX and Sophie Weston Chien...

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 15

Friday, October 16

Panel discussion | Fabric of Immortality

Fabric of Immortality focuses on Egungun masking, a unique cultural tradition practiced by the Yoruba of West Africa and their descendants in the African...

1:30pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 20

Visiting scholar | Kate Fletcher

Kate Fletcher is the most cited scholar in the field of fashion and sustainability, with over 70 scholarly and popular publications in the field, and the...

10:30am
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 21

Friday, October 23

Art History, Postcolonialism, and the Global Turn Conference

Art History, Postcolonialism, and the Global Turn is a three-day conference (Sep. 25, Oct. 9, Oct. 23), that brings together international art historians to...

11am
Virtual Event

September 25 - October 24, 2020