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  • The Art of Play

    05/07/2013
    Cas Holman, assistant professor of Industrial Design, designs interactive toys and tools that ignite the imagination. 

  • Drag Show Stuns and Amazes

    05/03/2013
    Cross-dressing kings and queens strutted their stuff on the RISD Auditorium stage in hopes of winning the legendary Brown/RISD Drag Show.

  • Nicole Miller in the Spotlight

    05/02/2013
    Last week Philadelphia University honored fashion icon Nicole Miller 73 AP with the 2013 Spirit of Design Award.

  • Krafty Advertising

    05/01/2013
    Major clothing brands – including Barney’s, Esprit and Calvin Klein – owe much of their success to the edgy marketing campaigns directed by Neil Kraft 78 PH.

  • Under the Arctic Ice

    04/30/2013
    Glass graduate Mara Streberger MFA 12 GL has been exploring Inuit culture as part of her Fulbright year abroad in Greenland and Denmark.

  • Exploring Critical Making

    04/30/2013
    RISD’s Critical Making Task Force is leading efforts to pursue selected goals set forth in the Strategic Plan, including the notion of establishing an interdisciplinary center with shared equipment. 

  • Looking Sharp

    04/25/2013
    The RISD Museum celebrates the connection between creativity and style in its major exhibition Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion.

  • Forging Fine Arts Connections

    04/25/2013
    RISD students networked with representatives from dozens of art galleries, residency programs and philanthropic organizations during the Fine Arts Portfolio Review.

  • Generating Great Ideas for RI

    04/24/2013
    Alumna Adrienne Gagnon MA 08 has won a Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship to help teach school kids how to use design thinking to nurture idea-generation and problem solving skills.

  • 3D Printing Comes Home

    04/23/2013
    Sculpture alumnus Janos Stone 98 SC recently released a new 3D printing app called Mecube.

  • Gall Defies Gravity

    04/23/2013
    In Unbound photographer Sally Gall 78 PH is showing a new body of work meant to evoke the feeling of floating.

  • RISD Races

    04/19/2013
    RISD Cycling – the school’s first and only varsity sports team – is competing in this weekend’s Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference event in Providence.

  • Speaking of Strange Behavior

    04/17/2013
    Dan Ariely, a behavioral economist and bestselling author, will visit RISD on April 20 as the last in this year’s Shared Voices speakers.

  • Snyder Wins a Guggenheim

    04/17/2013
    Professor Dean Snyder, head of the Sculpture department, is especially pleased and gratified to have won a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship.

  • Good Graphics

    04/17/2013
    Scott Stowell 90 GD, winner of a National Design Award, has managed wildly successful branding campaigns for iconic television networks and popular print publications.

  • Heyman Bears Witness

    04/15/2013
    Printmaking faculty member Daniel Heyman recently spoke about his compelling portraits of Iraqi war prisoners in conjunction with his current solo show at Brown’s Bell Gallery.

  • Illustrating for TEDMED‬‬

    04/12/2013
    RISD artwork and artists will stand out at the mid-April TEDMED conference in Washington, DC.

  • KASCON Co-Sponsored by RISD

    04/09/2013
    RISD and Brown University co-sponsored the 26th annual Korean American Students Conference (KASCON), an engaging forum for college students across the country to discuss issues relevant to Asian-American culture.

  • RISD Meets Milan 2013

    04/09/2013
    Work by Furniture Design alumni is on view at the Milan Furniture Fair in April and the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in May.

  • Wild and Precious

    04/04/2013
    On April 2 faculty member Jesse Burke MFA 05 PH spoke about his work and influences as part of Photography’s T.C. Colley Lecture Series.

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RISD has a long history of offering Saturday and after-school classes for children and teens, as this photo from c. 1910 confirms.