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  • ‘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.

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At RISD there's nothing unusual about suddenly finding a doorknob on a tree trunk, shown here across from Carr House,
the charming home of Student Life offices and the student-run Carr Haus Café.