20 North Main St (also enter on 224 Benefit Street) Providence, RI 02903

Open today



June 20, 2013


  • 4 – 6 pm

    Benefit Street Entrance

    Art & Design Lab for High School Students: Costume: Guises and Uniforms

    Explore how art and design can provoke fresh ideas, elicit conversation, and stimulate creativity in these free classes for high school students every Thursday in ...

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  • 5:30 – 6:30 pm

    Contemporary Art Galleries

    Course: Ways of Looking- Contemporary Art

    Guided, introductory sessions invite curious viewers to look closely at selected paintings and sculpture. Museum educator Horace Ballard illuminates contexts and connections through lively conversation. Advance ...

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  • 5:30 – 7:45 pm

    Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center

    Dandy's Choice: Casino Royale

    Actor/director John Waters, designer Guy Hills, and other contemporary dandies curate this film series with a fashionable eye toward style and identity. British menswear designer Guy ...

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  • 6 – 8 pm

    Museum Galleries

    Hands-On Art

    Create your own art in the galleries with the guidance of art instructor Paul Carpentier. Each session is inspired by works on view. All materials ...

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  • 6:30 – 8 pm

    Radeke Garden

    Jazz in the Garden

    Celebrate the last day of spring in the RISD Museum’s garden, with music by jazz guitarist Steve DeConti and wine from a cash bar. Free.

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  • 7 – 7:30 pm

    Ancient Galleries

    Art Shot:: Beauty and the Beast

    Explore the roles and functions of animals throughout history through their depictions in objects spanning the collection with Victoria Charette (Brown University, MA ‘14 Public ...

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  • 7:30 – 8:30 pm

    20th-Century Art & Design

    Work in Process: Adaptive Reuse

    Michelle Duesterhoeft (RISD MDes ‘13 Interior Architecture) shares the purpose and theories of architectural intervention in existing space through conceptual diagrams and recent projects.

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  • 7:30 – 8:30 pm

    20th century galleries

    Work in Process

    Join Megan Martinelli (URI MS ‘13 Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design) for a conversation about the processes used to curate the historical women’s wear on ...

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