Events

March 1 - 30, 2021

Monday, March 1

CE registration | Advanced Program for High School Students

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

Virtual Event
CE registration | Summer programs

Experience RISD online this summer from anywhere in the world. Whether you’re a student looking to earn college credit, an artist or designer looking to...

Virtual Event
Continuing Ed | Spring term begins

Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education is excited to announce over 140 online courses for adults and teens this spring—including RISD’s Advanced...

Virtual Event
Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Founders Day | Video launch

President Rosanne Somerson kicks off a month of Founders Day celebrations with a brief, pre-recorded video address. Faculty, staff, students and alumni...

9am
Virtual Event
Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Lecture | Tariku Shiferaw

The Office of Social Equity and Inclusion, the Division of Fine Arts, and the Painting Department present Tariku Shiferaw, Making Space. Shiferaw is a New...

Tuesday, March 2

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
RISD Careers | Prep for Design Portfolio Review

Get ready for the remote Design Portfolio Review event, which will host an estimated 2,500 remote portfolio reviews taking place over two evenings: March 17...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 3

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Visiting artist | Tristan Duke

The Glass department welcomes Tristan Duke, an artist with a background in photography and holography. With a deep interest in the science of optics and...

1:10pm
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Image Credit: Bonnie Cai http://www.bonny-cai.com/

Interested in a cross-cultural exchange experience in which you can promote mutual understanding between people of the US and people of other countries? The...

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 4

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
RISD Global | Virtual summer studios  Q+A

Learn about virtual Global Summer Studios 2021 from faculty members, who will elaborate about each of their virtual studios, alongside the RISD Global team....

12pm
Virtual Event

Friday, March 5

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, March 6

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, March 7

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Monday, March 8

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 9

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Founders Day | Museum gallery talk

The RISD Museum celebrates Founders Day with Women’s Spheres: Connections and Relationships, a close look at key paintings and sculptures in the collection...

12pm
Virtual Event
Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Baseera Khan

The Sculpture department welcomes Baseera Khan as part of its Spring 2021 Visiting Artist Lecture Series. Kahn is a New York-based visual artist who...

1:10pm
Virtual Event
Sia Armajani, Calligraphy, 1964 Ink on Canvas

SEI Fellow Ernest Bryant III leads Criticism + Value IV: Grappling with Trajectory, The Work of Sia Armajani, an experimental presentation of artwork and...

6:30pm
Virtual Event
Sharon Lockhart Nine Sticks in Nine Movements: Movement Three, 2018 Framed chromogenic print 51 x 41 inches  © Sharon Lockhart Courtesy the artist; Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels; neugerriemschneider, Berlin

RISD's Photography department welcomes Sharon Lockhart (born 1964), whose work considers social subjects primarily through motion film and still photography....

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 10

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Visiting artist | Kambui Olujimi

The Glass department welcomes Brooklyn artist Kambui Olujimi, who earned his MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts and is a graduate of Parson's...

1:10pm
Virtual Event
Founders Day | Indigenous Landscapes

Learning about Rhode Island history begins with understanding the ecological and cultural history of Narragansett homelands, settler colonialism’s...

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 11

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Friday, March 12

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, March 13

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, March 14

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Monday, March 15

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
RISD Leads speaker series | Ashlee Haze

The Center for Student Involvement and Intercultural Student Engagement invite the RISD community to a talk by poet and spoken word artist Ashlee Haze called...

7pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 16

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Caitlin Cherry: Sapiosexual Leviathan, 2018, oil on canvas, 72½ inches square; at Luis De Jesus.

The Sculpture and Painting departments welcome Caitlin Cherry as part of their Spring 2021 Visiting Artist Lectures. Cherry draws on painting, sculpture and...

1:10pm
Virtual Event
Visiting lecturer | DeLesslin George-Warren

The Liberal Arts division and Nature-Culture-Sustainability graduate program invite the RISD community to a talk by DeLesslin “Roo” George- Warren titled...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Photo credit: Erin Shirreff, Maquette, (2019)  Bronze, 94 × 86 × 57 in / 238.8 × 218.4 × 144.8 cm,  Edition of 3 © Erin Shirreff. Courtesy the artist; Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

RISD's Photography department welcomes Erin Shirreff, whose work explores the gap between objects and their representations and the materials (and...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 17

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Visiting artist | Paul Ramirez Jonas

The Glass department welcomes artist Paul Ramirez Jonas MFA 89 PT, whose work ranges from large-scale public installation and monumental sculpture to...

1:10pm
Virtual Event
Founders Day | Alumni nonprofits panel

RISD alumna Lina Sergei Attar MArch 01, founder of the Karam Foundation for Syrian refugees, hosts a panel of alumni speakers who work in socially minded...

6pm
Virtual Event
Liberal Arts lecture | Shalanda Baker

The Liberal Arts division and Nature-Culture-Sustainability graduate program invite the RISD community to a talk by renewable energy expert Shalanda Baker,...

6pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 18

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Friday, March 19

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Founders Day | RISD Archives & Special Collections tour

Alumna and New Urban Arts board member Lois Harada 10 PR hosts a live tour of RISD’s storied archives with digital archivist Douglas Doe and archivist Andrew...

12pm
Virtual Event
Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, March 20

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, March 21

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Monday, March 22

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Founders Day | Alumni founders panel

Please join us for an all-female panel in honor of Women’s History Month featuring alumni design founders from RISD’s Founders & Entrepreneurs Affinity...

6pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 23

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Photo credit: SWIM a Few Years From Now, 2017, C-prints, Dibond, 96 x 144”

RISD's Photography department welcomes Gary Metz lecturer Joshua Citarella (b. 1987), who earned his BFA from the School of Visual Arts in 2010. Recent solo...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 24

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Visiting scholar | Sina Najafi

The Glass department welcomes scholar and curator Sina Najafi, editor-in-chief of Cabinet magazine, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit quarterly magazine of art and...

1:10pm
Virtual Event
RISD Careers | Exhibition Opportunities

Join Exhibition Opportunities: Pathways to Approaching & Working with Galleries & Institutions, an online conversation to gain perspectives on creating and...

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 25

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Photo credit: Renee Lopez

The Liberal Arts division and Nature-Culture-Sustainability graduate program invite the RISD community to a talk by creative activist and political...

2pm
Virtual Event

Friday, March 26

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event
Author discussion | Joon Oluchi Lee and Sandra Lim

RISD faculty member Joon Oluchi Lee, author of the recenlty published novel Neotenica and other works of fiction as well as essays, speaks with visiting poet...

3pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, March 27

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, March 28

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Monday, March 29

Spring Recess Begins for Degree Programs (Through Mar. 30); Residence Halls Remain Open (Travel Discouraged)

(Through Mar. 30) Residence Halls Remain Open (Travel Discouraged)

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 30

Spring Recess Begins for Degree Programs (Through Mar. 30); Residence Halls Remain Open (Travel Discouraged)

(Through Mar. 30) Residence Halls Remain Open (Travel Discouraged)

Exhibition | Brown/RISD dual degree students

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program invites you to visit Undoing: The Thirteenth Annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition now on display in the Cohen Gallery...

Exhibition | Feminized

A curated exhibition by Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR and Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR.

Online exhibition | Mapping the Unjust City

The Architecture department invites the RISD community to explore Mapping the Unjust City, an online exhibition focused on property and ownership in...

12pm
Virtual Event

March 1 - 30, 2021