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Architects have been recognized as key figures in furniture design since the late 19th century, although they’ve certainly been designing furniture for far longer. But what compels them to do so?
Composer Shawn Greenlee’s experimental sound work Substitutions is inspired by the Chinese lithophone in the RISD Museum’s Asian art collection
Curator Maureen C. O’Brien discusses American drawings and watercolors in the RISD Museum collection
How a project designed to enhance pain management was born and made possible by the collaboration between RISD Museum and the Brown Emergency Medicine Residency.
A rare female artist, Diana Mantuana’s engraving of Atilius Regulus in a Barrel plays an important role in the history of the practice of printmaking and its reception in Renaissance Italy.
This fall the RISD Museum Lucy Truman Aldrich Porcelain Gallery reopened with its cabinets filled with engaging figures and a diverse array of tableware. Comprising nearly 180 objects from the museum’s collection, this new installation focuses on the role that porcelain played in eighteenth-century life.
RAC teens create digital and print materials on the exhibition Drawing Ambience
John Steuart Curry’s images of the circus provide us with an insider’s look at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in the 1930s.
A look at the graphic-design inspiration and challenges behind Circus.
Artist and musician Niagara on Destroy All Monsters & Dark Carnival (a long story short)
Curatorial assistant of contemporary art A. Will Brown on Raid the Database 1 with Natalja Kent
Double Take looks at one object two different ways.
It’s impossible to know exactly what happened in prehistory, but we archaeologists have excellent tools to help us.
This fall, artist and writer Mira Schor—known for her practice of and advocacy for painting in a post-medium culture as well as for her contributions to feminist art history—spoke about “Living between Visuality, Materiality, and Language.”