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  • Clay in Context at Hope High

    08/22/2012
    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.

  • Reimagining Medical Communications

    08/17/2012
    In the spring studio Communicating Medical Risk, Brown undergraduates teamed up with RISD art and design majors to look at better ways of disseminating medical information.

  • BEASTS Benefits from RISD Work

    07/31/2012
    In the breakthrough film Beasts of the Southern Wild, an apocalyptic fairytale comes to life thanks to amazing contributions from Annie Evelyn 99 FD/MFA 07, Sophie Kosofsky 06 FD, Jonathan Mosca 07 PR and Eliza Zeitlin 07 SC.

  • Fallen Star Stuck on Rooftop

    07/26/2012
    Passersby are hoping the 35-ton house Do Ho Suh 94 PT has placed teetering off a seven-story building in southern California is more illusion than reality. But it’s actually a bit of both.

  • Yoga Works

    07/16/2012
    Increasingly more RISD students have turned to yoga to help them relax, focus and tap into their creative strengths.

  • Picturing Infinity

    07/09/2012
    The first comprehensive museum survey of work by glass alum Josiah McElheny 89 GL is attracting well-deserved attention at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art.

  • Students Propose Public Art for Providence

    06/26/2012
    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.

  • Geometry Meets the World of Making

    06/21/2012
    When architect Eduardo Benamor Duarte had an idea for building with porcelain blocks, he turned to RISD’s Ceramics department experts for help.

  • RISD, Asia and Creativity

    06/21/2012
    Inspired by recent interaction with Asia’s top creative leaders, President John Maeda reflects on his own experiences as an artist and designer of Asian descent.

  • Drawn Together: RISD Hosts ICON7

    06/11/2012
    When illustrators from around the world converge on Providence from June 13–16, the ICON7 conference will bear a distinct RISD stamp. 

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The façade of the Chace Center, a new multipurpose hub that opened
in 2008, offers an interesting contrast to the historic campus
buildings that surround it.