Events

October 27 - November 25, 2020

Tuesday, October 27

Exhibition | Grad Show 2020

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Artist talk | Maia Chao

The Sculpture department continues its fall 2020 lecture series with faculty member Maia Chao MFA 14 GL, an interdisciplinary artist who works in video,...

1:10pm
Virtual Event
Visiting scholar | Madina Tlostanova

Uneasy Affinities: The Postcolonial and the Postsocilaist Art Between Resistance and Re-existance Madina Tlostanova is a critical culture theorist and...

3:30pm
Virtual Event
Faculty workshop | The Principle of Charity

Register in advance for this meeting: https://risd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtdeuurjsuHtVLDgXbuYZI3WlQY3iItfjC After registering, you will receive a...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 28

Exhibition | Grad Show 2020

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Giulio Cappellini

The Cappellini Dream with Giulio Cappellini Hosted by President Rosanne Somerson Overview Traditionally, anything of “high design” is created by an artist...

Alumni event | Rich Brilliant Willing talk

Join RISD Founders + Entrepreneurs for a talk with Rich Brilliant Willing (RBW) cofounders Charles Brill 06 FD, Theo Richardson 06 FD and Alex Williams 06...

Artist talk | Adriana Corral

The Glass department continues its fall 2020 lecture series with visiting artist Adriana Corral, whose installations, performances and sculptures embody...

1:10pm
Virtual Event
Alumni event | Jarrett Krosoczka studio tour

Join the RISD Alumni Club of Boston and host Mindy Home 99 IL as we virtually explore Studio JJK with Jarrett J. Krosoczka 99 IL! With his first picture book...

RISD Careers | Internship Connect Remote 2020

This is your chance to speak directly with companies and organizations seeking RISD interns! Learn about their internship opportunities and practice how you...

6pm
Virtual Event
Faculty workshop | Managing Difficult Moments in the Classroom

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6:15pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 29

Exhibition | Grad Show 2020

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Election 2020 |  Brown University “What if?” workshop

Brown Provost Richard M. Locke leads a post-election workshop featuring Brown faculty members and considering the effects of elections outcomes on...

12pm
Virtual Event
Artist talk | Chitra Ganesh

RISD is pleased to name New York-based artist Chitra Ganesh as the second of this year’s Vikram and Geetanjali Kirloskar Visiting Scholars in Painting. She...

Faculty workshop | How do we continue to teach as normal in the days after the 2020 election?...We don’t!

Join us for a candid discussion about how to navigate the classroom post the Nov. 3 Presidential Election. There will be time for a Q&A after. Jess...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Alumni event |  A conversation with Nell Painter

Go back to art school this fall with RISD Reads and alumna Nell Painter MFA 11 PT, author of such books as The History of White People and Old in Art School....

Photograph courtesy The Avenue Concept

Join a panel of artists, including AGONZA, Kendel Joseph and Nafis White, for a discussion facilitated by museum educator Kajette Solomon about using art to...

7pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 30

Exhibition | Grad Show 2020

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Faculty workshop | Trauma-informed Pedagogy and Facilitating Productive Conversation Around the Election

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10am
Virtual Event
 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Sustainability speaker | Julian Agyeman

Please join us for Just Sustainabilities in Policy, Planning and Practice, a lecture by Tufts Professor Julian Agyeman, co-founder and editor-in-chief of...

4pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, October 31

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Exhibition | Grad Show 2020

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Exhibition | Industrial Design grad students

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Sunday, November 1

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Exhibition | Industrial Design grad students

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Elena Kalkova, Pasha & Lena. Courtesy of the artist.

The RISD Museum welcomes artist and RISD alumna Elena Kalkova MA 21 Global Arts and Cultures for Looking Deeper: Preserving Memories and Artbooks, the third...

3pm
Virtual Event

Monday, November 2

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Exhibition | Industrial Design grad students

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Tuesday, November 3

Exhibition | Grad Show 2020

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Exhibition | Industrial Design grad students

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Faculty workshop | Criticism and Value II

Register in advance for this meeting: https://risd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJclduGsqzgrHNAURYMPgeY3L3S8K5XwXmFm After registering, you will receive a...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Artist talk | Lily Hope

The Glass department continues its fall 2020 lecture series with Native American weaver Lily Hope, who was born and raised in Juneau, AK to full-time...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 4

Exhibition | Grad Show 2020

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Exhibition | Industrial Design grad students

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Faculty workshop | Writing in the Studio and Classroom

Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Workshop...

12pm
Virtual Event
Artist talk | Ishmael Angaluuk Hope

The Glass department continues its fall 2020 lecture series with visiting poet Ishmael Angaluuk Hope, a Tlingit and Inupiaq storyteller, poet and scholar who...

1:10pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 5

Post-election workshop | Managing Emotional Conversations

RISD staff and faculty are invited to participate in a virtual workshop with consultant Pam Heffernan focused on effectively managing emotional...

9am
Virtual Event
Exhibition | Grad Show 2020

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Exhibition | Industrial Design grad students

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Faculty workshop | Justice and Work in the Wake of Rigor

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12pm
Virtual Event
Sabbatical dialogues | Better & Smith

Architecture Professor Hansy Better and Photography Department Head Steve Smith continue the rescheduled Spring 2020 Sabbatical Dialogues series. Each year,...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Image Credit: Artist Hyon Gyon in her studio at Residency Unlimited.

Find out how residencies can provide you with time and space for your work or summer internships. They can expand your resources, including access to...

7pm
Virtual Event

Friday, November 6

Exhibition | Grad Show 2020

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Exhibition | Industrial Design grad students

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Saturday, November 7

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Exhibition | Grad Show 2020

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Exhibition | Industrial Design grad students

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Sunday, November 8

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Exhibition | Industrial Design grad students

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Center for Arts & Language discussion  | Artist, Activist, Journalist

The Center for Arts & Language presents a conversation about whether, why and how to make your voice public in the political/cultural/activist sphere. Marisa...

4pm
Virtual Event

Monday, November 9

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Tuesday, November 10

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

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...

6pm
Virtual Event
Faculty workshop | Criticism and Value III

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6:30pm
Virtual Event
RISD Careers | The BIPOC Experience

RISD Careers invites students to The BIPOC Experience: Navigating the Challenges of Internships, Jobs and Opportunities. We'll hear from BIPOC alumni who...

7pm
Virtual Event
Visiting artist | Paul Pfeiffer

The Photography department welcomes TC Colley Lecturer Paul Pfeiffer, a sculptor, photographer and video artist who often uses found footage in his...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 11

Veterans Day

Degree Program Classes Held; Offices and Library Open

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Faculty workshop | Inclusive Syllabi

Workshop Description Creating Inclusive Syllabi The course syllabus is often a student’s first contact with you and your course; it sets the tone for the...

6:15pm
Virtual Event
Museum workshop | Natalja Kent

The RISD Museum hosts a workshop with Los Angeles artist Natalja Kent, who will discuss body scan meditation and self empathy imago (sensory drawing)....

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 12

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Alumni event | Artist Anne Spalter

Join the RISD Alumni in Photography affinity group for a special event with Anne Spalter MFA 92 PT, whose work explores the modern landscape with a...

Family event | Supporting Students through the Fall Semester (and Beyond)

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Barbara LoMonaco will lead a session for families on supporting students through the fall semester and beyond,...

7pm
Virtual Event
RISD Careers | Maharam Fellowship info session

Receive $5,000 for your summer project and be part of RISD's prestigious Maharam Fellowship! Learn everything you need to know to make a strong and...

7pm
Virtual Event

Friday, November 13

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Saturday, November 14

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Sunday, November 15

 Exhibition | Apparel Design Triennial

Due to COVID-19, RISD’s student galleries are open only to RISD students, faculty and staff, who must present a RISD ID at time of visit.

Monday, November 16

Tuesday, November 17

Visiting curator | Amber Esseiva

The Sculpture department welcomes Amber Esseiva, associate curator at the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at Virginia Commonwealth University. After...

1:10pm
Virtual Event
Faculty workshop | Intellectual Freedom

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6:30pm
Virtual Event
Alumni event | Filming During COVID

Join the RISD Alumni in Film + TV affinity group for a conversation on how the industry has adapted during the pandemic and what tools are being used....

Panel discussion | Nakamori, O’Toole & Wilson

The Photography department welcomes TC Colley Lecturers Yasufumi Nakamori, Erin O’Toole and Leslie Wilson, who will present a panel discussion about the role...

7pm
Virtual Event
RISD Careers | The International Experience

RISD Careers hosts a panel discussion featuring international alumni focused on how they navigated the challenges of internships, jobs and other...

7pm
Virtual Event
Visiting scholar | Rashid Khalidi

Join us for a virtual discussion with Rashid Khalidi about his new book, The Hundred Years War on Palestine: Settler-Colonial Conquest and Resistance,...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 18

Artist talk | Eve Biddle

The Glass department continues its fall 2020 lecture series with visiting artist, culture maker and collaborate Eve Biddle, a co-founder of the Wassaic...

1:10pm
Virtual Event
 Faculty workshop | Concentric Pedagogy

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6:15pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 19

Sabbatical dialogues | Friel & Nichols

Associate Professor of Textiles Mary Anne Friel and Industrial Design Department Head Khipra Nichols continue the rescheduled Spring 2020 Sabbatical...

12pm
Virtual Event

Friday, November 20

RISD

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12pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, November 24

Faculty workshop | Writing in the Studio and Classroom

Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Workshop...

12pm
Virtual Event
Visiting artist | Umar Rashid

Graduate Study and the Painting department welcome visiting artist Umar Rashid. After relocating from Chicago to Los Angeles in 2003, Rashid began to write...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Visiting artist | Dionne Lee

The Photography department welcomes Gary Metz Lecturer Dionne Lee, who works in photography, collage and video to explore ideas of power, agency, survival...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 25

Artist talk | AD—WO (Emanuel Admassu & Jen Wood)

The Glass department concludes its fall 2020 lecture series with visiting architects Emanuel Admassu & Jen Wood, co-founders of AD—WO, an art and...

1:10pm
Virtual Event

October 27 - November 25, 2020