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Today is October 21, 2016

Open today 10 am–5 pm

Artist Talk / Kara Walker

November 18
1:30 – 3:30 pm​

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New Acquistions
Untitled (primaries, pink and purple)

Bayne Peterson
Untitled (primaries, pink and purple), 2015-2016
Dyed plywood, dyed epoxy
Mary B. Jackson Fund 2016.1

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From Flax To Finish

In an attempt to deconstruct a sampler's many social and political implications, we must first dissect each step in this chain, from flax to finish.

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Artist Fellow / James Falzone Performs Panfried

James P. Falzone is a 2016 RISD Museum Artist Fellow, a position made possible through funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.


More than 100 artists, scholars, designers, and students offer their perspectives on objects

Artist Programs

Explore how art and design can provoke fresh ideas and stimulate creativity

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Tours for Tots

Playful stories, creative art-making, and gallery adventures inspire children ages 3-5

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Double Take

Two specialists offer their views on a single object.

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Manual: Assemblage

This issue of Manual pieces together works made out of practical necessity and others that marry dazzling embellishments for optimal effect, examining how history (or one version of it) was (and is) pastiched from disparate sources, how fashionable textile samples were collected, and more (always more).

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