Facilities workers picketed this week in the face of grueling negotiations for their first union contract.
RISD’s Essential Staff Union Votes to Strike
Custodians, groundskeepers, and movers at the Rhode Island School of Design are seeking wage improvement, healthcare benefits, and a retirement package.
RISD’s Center for Complexity to Present a Three-Day Symposium Exploring Collapse
Focusing on the concept of “collapse” in relation to the dynamic and static forces of systems change, the symposium will take place in Providence, Rhode Island, from September 21 to 23.
Rhode Island School of Design Presents Grad Show 2022
Graduate student work representing 19 disciplines is featured in a digital publication and returns as an in-person exhibition at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
RISD Continuing Education Returns to In-Person Classes This Summer; Expands Online Offerings
Summer programming includes in-person and online courses for adults, teens, and middle school students, including Pre-Collegiate Programs.
RISD Continuing Education Launches 150 Online Courses, Pre-College Applications Now Open
Online spring programming includes courses for adults, teens, and middle school students. Young artists and designers can also apply to the Pre-College residential summer immersive.
RISD Pre-College Returns to Campus This Summer, Announces Online Option
Applications are now open for RISD Pre-Collegiate Programs, which offer a residential summer immersive and a year-round online intensive.
A Feminist Art Collective Gets a Historic Home
The Wedding Cake House in Providence was acquired in 2017 by Dirt Palace Public Projects, and now is full of vibrant work from 150 artists.
The Museum Trustee Behind a $130 Million Lawsuit to Keep ICE Detainees in Prison
UMB Bank is suing a city in Rhode Island for refusing to house ICE detainees at an affiliated detention center. The bank’s CEO, Mariner Kemper, is also a trustee of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Missouri.
Two Artists Ask: “Can We Think Across Borders Like Plants Do?”
Responding to violence at the US-Mexico and Israel-Palestine borders, Jess X. Snow and Gavriel Cutipa-Zorn painted a two-story mural addressing the ways plants can traverse vast lands.
A Silver Exhibition’s Classist Undertones
Despite the artistry on display in this Gorham Silver exhibition, I found it difficult to suppress a kernel of class hatred in looking at it.
Apply for Rhode Island School of Design’s Global Summer Studies: Engaging Ideas and Practices Across Cultures
For summer 2019, RISD launches a set of studio and liberal arts courses in the Azores, Berlin, Denmark, Japan, South Africa, and at RISD’s site in Rome. Applications are due April 11.