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  • Sustainable Strategies for Sri Lanka

    03/07/2014
    Students in the Northern Visions Landscape Architecture studio traveled to Sri Lanka during Wintersession to sow the seeds of long-term growth.

  • Eco-friendly Construction in Costa Rica

    03/03/2014
    RISD students recently traveled to Earth University, a Costa Rican research institute focused on sustainable agriculture, to build a functional and energy efficient prototype of a one-room schoolhouse.

  • Picturing the True South

    02/24/2014
    A former NCAA basketball player, RaMell Ross MFA 14 PH is now capturing the quiet moments that offer a rare glimpse into the Alabama Black Belt.

  • High-Tech HAUS Takes Shape

    02/24/2014
    Students from RISD, Brown and the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt in Germany are now focused on constructing their entry for the summer Solar Decathlon Europe in Versailles, France.

  • Shaping Flight

    02/24/2014
    In a two-part studio sponsored by Cessna, students are exploring the nature of flight and ways to improve the experience of aviation.

  • Exploring Biodiversity in Guyana

    02/21/2014
    A new interdisciplinary travel course in Guyana focuses on ecological conservation, cross-cultural communication and the arts. 

  • Extraterrestrial Experimentation

    02/14/2014
    Students in Creature-Creation recently suited up into their self-made puppet costumes and descended on downtown Providence to film impromptu interactions with the public.

  • Making Magic

    02/14/2014
    Students in RISD’s first-ever theatrical design studio create sets and costumes for the Providence Ballet Theatre’s spring premiere of an all-new ballet.

  • Exploring the Thisness of a That

    02/11/2014
    Show Tell/Tell Show, a half-day event co-sponsored by RISD’s Academic Commons Program and the Writing Center, expands upon the notion of ekphrasis.

  • The Synergy of Discovery

    02/07/2014
    Scores of scientists, mathematicians and engineers connect with artists and designers at RISD’s fourth biennial design science symposium. 

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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.