When AIGA’s CEO Ric Grefé visited RISD this spring, he provided invaluable feedback on designing for political advocacy and public service communications.
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Thanks to funding from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation, graduate students in Interior Architecture are envisioning future uses for the Jane Pickens Theater in Newport, RI.
poet and Associate Professor Mairéad
Byrne curates and hosts a monthly feast of poetry, music and performance
open to the Providence public.
a competitive fellowship, Landscape Architecture faculty member Takuma Ono
will engage in research on dredging during a three-month residency at the Gardner Museum in Boston.
Known for its interdisciplinary collaborations, international textile leader Maharam is sponsoring a new fellowship opportunity for RISD students to intern with governmental and nonprofit agencies.
When Sami Nerenberg 07 ID discovered that a small group of like-minded
people shared her dream of using design to foster social change, she joined
their effort to launch a national design movement on college campuses.
When Angela Davis visited RISD in January, students packed the auditorium to hear her speak.
Renowned sculptor Jim Drain 98 SC works with students
during Wintersession to design a site-specific installation for an Art in Embassies
project in Morocco.
A new interdisciplinary studio co-taught by architect Lynnette Widder and architectural historian Ijlal Muzaffar culminated
in a thought-provoking conference on architecture for the public good.
Author Daniel Handler and Illustrator Maira Kalman came to RISD to discuss their creative process with participants in RISD’s Project Open Door after-school program, the RISD Museum teen program and the broader RISD community.
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