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Third Thursday

At this month's Third Thursday event, 2017 Artist Fellow Walker Mettling takes over the Chace Center with an Artist's Lab and a Walker'n'Friends Night Market! Come for live screen printing (hint: bring a blank t-shirt) and stay for collaborative art-making. Plus, join drop-in conversations, talk to artists about their work, see performances, and linger for a Community MusicWorks concert. Not your average Thursday night.

Third Thursday, November 16
Altered States: Etching in Late 19th-Century Paris

A scholarly digital publication produced by the RISD Museum, Altered States uses videos and images to tie the contemporary practice of etching to its history.

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"Bringing Home Rome, Piece by Piece"

Decorative arts curator Elizabeth Williams introduces an object that was among the most prized souvenirs available to 19th-century tourists.

On view
Pledges of Allegiance

A nationwide art project organized by the New York–based public arts nonprofit Creative Time.
On view September 13, 2017–July 31, 2018.

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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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Double Take

Two specialists offer their views on a single object.

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Out of Line / an open studio space for all

Daily prompts, demonstrations, collaborations, and other creative experiments offer hands-on drawing opportunities. Try a drawing prompt inspired by artists from the past and present.

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Now Online

View a listing of RISD Museum publications.