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  • Architectural Impact

    04/04/2013
    The 2013 Landscape + Architecture Spring Lecture Series is introducing students to the work and experiences of eight practicing professionals.

  • Hood Writes of Love and Loss

    04/04/2013
    The Obituary Writer, the latest novel by Literary Arts + Studies faculty member Ann Hood, is a top pick in the April issue of Oprah

  • Stepping Into Shoemaking

    04/03/2013
    RISD designers are leaping into the world of traditional shoemaking – a highly specialized craft that's rooted in centuries-old European tradition.

  • Kaplan to Collect 2013 Alumni Award

    04/02/2013
    The RISD Alumni Association will present its Art and Education Award to Tamara Kaplan MA/MAT 00 at RISD’s June 1 Commencement ceremony. 

  • ‘Jewel Thieves’ Sparkles

    03/28/2013
    The 2013 Jewelry + Metalsmithing graduate biennial exhibition invites visitors to expand their own concept of adornment and what constitutes wearable art.

  • Kalman to Deliver Commencement Keynote

    03/25/2013
    Illustrator Maira Kalman will deliver the keynote at Commencement, where she will receive an honorary degree, as will designer Karl Gerstner and environmentalist Bill McKibben.

  • Students Unveil New Museum Pieces

    03/22/2013
    New site-specific works by student winners of this year’s SITINGS competition are now on view at the RISD Museum.

  • Leading Companies Tap RISD Talent

    03/22/2013
    Students connected with representatives from more than 160 major tech businesses, iconic apparel brands and design studios during RISD’s 2013 Design Portfolio Review.

  • Art in the Age of YouTube

    03/19/2013
    In the course From Avant-Garde to YouTube, students created provocative media projects and reflective installations.

  • Protecting Endangered Species

    03/16/2013
    Alumna Jane Kim 03 PR is creating a series of roadside murals to focus public attention on the plight of endangered species.

  • Styling Scholarly Space

    03/11/2013
    Sublime furnishings made by RISD furniture designers have added a punch of color to Brown University’s Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

  • Faculty Biennial Showcases Eye-Opening Work

    03/04/2013
    Enormous puppetry, Japanese joinery and other breathtaking pieces made by 197 talented faculty members are now on display in the RISD Museum.

  • Hand Meets Machine

    03/01/2013
    A new core curriculum in Architecture boldly recasts the relationship between drawing digitally and by hand.

  • RISD Welcomes $1M Gift

    03/01/2013
    RISD has received the single largest gift ever from an international donor to create a new visiting scholar position in Painting.

  • TEDActive Sparks Student Brainstorming

    02/27/2013
    RISD students maintained a breakneck work schedule to craft impactful projects now being presented this week at TEDActive 2013.

  • Twitter Founder Inspires Students

    02/22/2013
    During a recent visit to RISD, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey told aspiring entrepreneurs that simplicity is the key to success.

  • STEAM Hits Capitol Hill

    02/18/2013
    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.

  • Charismatic Cartoonist Leaves Her Mark

    02/13/2013
    When Lynda Barry visited RISD for a recent talk and a workshop, she left students feeling ecstatic – and profoundly inspired.

  • Common Knowledge in the Info Age

    02/13/2013
    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

    02/12/2013
    In an interdisciplinary design studio, RISD students are testing out innovative prototypes to improve the dexterity of NASA space gloves.

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