RSS Feed
  • Now Showing: New Work by New Faculty

    01/14/2013
    Painters Angela Dufresne and Craig Taylor, two new assistant professors in the Painting department, are interested in innovation and integration.

  • Creating Sustainable Solutions in Central America

    01/10/2013
    RISD students developed a prototype off-the-grid schoolhouse for rural Costa Rica in collaboration with Earth University – the world's foremost research institute for sustainable agriculture.

  • Game On

    12/21/2012
    The RISD athletic community – a group known for rowdy gameplay, clever mascot costumes and team names laced with innuendo – welcomes two new sports organizations into the fold.

  • Documenting Truth

    12/21/2012
    Faculty member Jo Sittenfeld MFA 08 PH exposes a diverse set of students to the world of documentary photography.

  • Furnishing Resonance

    12/20/2012
    Furniture Design students developed innovative design concepts for Steinway & Sons – the New York-based company widely known for making the world's finest pianos.

  • Decorating the Capitol

    12/13/2012
    Students involved with RISD's Project Open Door were invited to create ornaments for this year's National Christmas Tree display – a luminous holiday celebration held in the nation's capitol.

  • Inquiry in Italy

    12/07/2012
    Students who take part in the European Honors Program are given the freedom to pursue their academic interests while living in a country that has inspired artists for centuries.

  • Open Intro to Studio Life

    12/06/2012
    Prospective students visiting for Graduate Studies’ annual IN FOcus program respond especially warmly to Open Studios. 

  • Pure Genius

    12/03/2012
    Now that Natalia Almada MFA 01 PH has won a coveted MacArthur award, the documentary filmmaker is excited to be able to pursue her work without the distraction of constant fundraising.

  • Reimagining the Industrial Waterfront

    12/03/2012
    Graduate students are envisioning fantastical ways to reinvent the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a 300-acre site that was once America's leading naval shipyard.

3
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.