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RISD’s 2017 Graduate Thesis Exhibition (photo: Jo Sittenfeld/RISD)

RISD’s 2018 Graduate Thesis Exhibition presents an expansive range of fine art and design work by the 209 students completing master’s degrees at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) this spring.

On view in the Rhode Island Convention Center’s 28,000-sf Hall A, the show gives graduate students the space to exhibit multiple pieces or large installations from a final body of thesis work. This represents two or three years of research, experimentation, critical thinking and production in one of RISD’s 16 graduate departments.

The exhibition is free and open to the public from 12–5pm daily between May 24 and June 2, with an opening reception on May 23 from 6–8pm.

In conjunction with RISD Commencement on Saturday, June 2, the show is open from 10am–6pm.

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RISD’s 2018 Graduate Thesis Exhibition continues at the Rhode Island Convention Center (1 Sabin Street, Providence, Rhode Island) through June 2.

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