20 North Main St
(also enter on 224
Providence, RI 02903
The museum is closed today.
The Museum is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2017 Artist Fellowship. Walker Mettling will be the Museum’s third Artist Fellow, following 2016 fellows James Falzone and Xander Marro.
The first major exhibition to focus on the exuberant style and playful aesthetic of designer Todd Oldham’s runway opus of the 1990s.
On view September 13, 2017–July 31, 2018
$2 million endows a curatorial position
$500,000 supports new David and Peggy Rockefeller Gallery
Rockefeller promises substantial gift of artwork from his estate
From October 2016 to August 2017, the RISD Museum will be renovating the fifth-floor European Galleries.
Museum welcomes Artist Fellows James P. Falzone and Xander Marro, and Nancy Prophet Fellow Amber Lopez.
Gabriel Melcher wins 2016 Dorner Prize for Conversation Pieces
The RISD Museum is pleased to announce the opening of Café Pearl, a partnership with Bolt Coffee. The café, named in honor of one of the Museum’s first and longest-serving volunteer docents, Pearl Nathan.
The RISD Museum leads Architectural Digest’s picks for best US university art museums.
Our 1944 painting by Wifredo Lam, “The Eternal Presence,” recently traveled from Providence to Paris for the Pompidou Centre’s major retrospective on the Cuban artist; a loan made possible by conservation generously funded by Bank of America’s global Art Conservation Project.