20 North Main St
(also enter on 224
Providence, RI 02903
The museum is closed today.
What does a series of images communicate to students from diverse cultural backgrounds?
A school programs educator describes student encounters with Edouard Manet’s Repose.
Object-based lessons for K-12 students
LeWitt likened his instructions to musical scores, which are realized in a new way every time they’re played, and it’s possible for LeWitt’s wall drawings to take slightly different forms, depending on how his directions are implemented.
December 8, 2016, 4 – 6:30 pm
How do the details we pay attention to guide our perception of the world?
Artist educator Aja Blanc gives tips and strategies on looking at art with children.
Professor Jan Baker encouraged her letterpress class to become inspired by the Circus exhibition at the RISD Museum.
The RISD Museum looks back at 100 years of its docent program, and the program’s origins and evolution.
The woman in Frank W. Benson’s Lady Trying on a Hat has always been a character who caught my eye during visits to the Museum. From her averted gaze to the contrast between her white dress and the black hat, she is poised to play the lead role on the stage that Benson created.
Lorén Spears (Narragansett Niantic), executive director of the Tomaquag Museum, provides important context for understanding this painting from 1700 of a Native leader.
How do the ways we juxtapose, categorize, and classify objects reveal different meanings, systems of thought, and new perceptions?
Collaborative reflections on the making and meaning of absences and erasures.