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  • The Beauty of Biology

    Stimulating pieces are now on view in Carrefour: Intersections of Biomedical Research and Art, which features the work of 11 artists immersed in the biomedical field.

  • Pelosi Attends Roundtable at RISD

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the guest of honor when RISD and Congressman David Cicilline hosted a discussion on advanced manufacturing in Rhode Island. 

  • Cooking Up a STEAM Carnival

    Inventive design studio Two Bit Circus hopes to launch a state-of-the-art traveling carnival to show kids the clear connection between creativity, science and engineering.

  • The Disruptive Power of STEAM

    President John Maeda accepted a 2013 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award at the Tribeca Film Festival.

  • The Art of Play

    Cas Holman, assistant professor of Industrial Design, designs interactive toys and tools that ignite the imagination. 

  • Illustrating for TEDMED‬‬

    RISD artwork and artists will stand out at the mid-April TEDMED conference in Washington, DC.

  • Twitter Founder Inspires Students

    During a recent visit to RISD, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey told aspiring entrepreneurs that simplicity is the key to success.

  • STEAM Hits Capitol Hill

    Last week RISD co-hosted the official launch of a new bipartisan Congressional STEAM Caucus advocating for inclusion of art and design in the national educational agenda.

  • Common Knowledge in the Info Age

    Hal Abelson, a leader in the global movement to democratize intellectual resources, kicks off RISD’s 2013 Shared Voices series on February 20.

  • Designing for Deep Space

    In an interdisciplinary design studio, RISD students are testing out innovative prototypes to improve the dexterity of NASA space gloves.

The men in this 1903 portrait class were serious about the business at hand.