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  • Work of the Week

    Child's shoes (juttis)

    Child’s shoes (juttis), late 19th Century
    Silk velvet with metallic thread, metal sequin, and stamped metal embellishment, trimmed with leather
    Length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Nelson A., Laurence S. and David Rockefeller 56.068

  • I Can Taste It Now: Savoring the New Installation in the Porcelain Gallery

    This fall the RISD Museum Lucy Truman Aldrich Porcelain Gallery reopened with its cabinets filled with engaging figures and a diverse array of tableware.

    Johann Joachim Kändler, modeler
    German, 1706–1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710–present
    Tea Jug, 1735–1737
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.090.2

  • Hearing What Nerve! / Niagara

    Artist and musician Niagara gives her take on the sounds of What Nerve!

    Christina Ramberg, Probed Cinch, 1971. Copyright estate of Christina Ramberg.

  • 100 Years of Commitment

    The RISD Museum looks back at 100 years of its docent program, and the program's origins and evolution.

    Guided visit, ca. 1972.

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