RISD's 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Series – a week of events honoring the legacy of the influential civil rights leader – is inspiring many to reflect and serve their communities.
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Students involved with RISD's Project Open Door were invited to create ornaments for this year's National Christmas Tree display – a luminous holiday celebration held in the nation's capitol.
Fourteen alumni are creating artwork to help raise funds for housing in a remote Rwandan village.
In a collaboration that reflects RISD’s commitment to critical making and community engagement, students in Ceramics and TLAD worked with local teens to create new tile murals for Providence's Hope High School.
Students in a
spring Sculpture studio taught by Professor Ellen Driscoll are creating
public art for Kennedy Plaza as part of a major initiative funded by the NEA.
Weaving fiber art together
with years of environmental activism, Margaret Kearney
13 TX becomes the first-ever art school student to be recognized by the Udall Foundation.
This spring renowned
public artist Kristin Jones 79 SC
brings new explorations of space and time to an interdisciplinary studio
offered through Architecture.
When AIGA’s CEO Ric Grefé visited RISD this spring, he provided invaluable feedback on designing for political advocacy and public service communications.
Thanks to funding from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation, graduate students in Interior Architecture are envisioning future uses for the Jane Pickens Theater in Newport, RI.
poet and Associate Professor Mairéad
Byrne curates and hosts a monthly feast of poetry, music and performance
open to the Providence public.
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