20 North Main St
(also enter on 224
Providence, RI 02903
The museum is closed today.
Raid the Database with Heather Leigh McPherson is the third installment in an ongoing project in which artists bring new curatorial perspectives to the museum’s extensive collections.
Curatorial assistant of contemporary art A. Will Brown on Raid the Database 1 with Natalja Kent
In 1969, artist Andy Warhol was invited to curate an exhibition at the RISD Museum using works from the permanent collection that were not on view, but in storage.
In the making, of objects, artists, and publics
by Sarah Ganz Blythe
The RISD Museum looks back at 100 years of its docent program, and the program’s origins and evolution.
Richard Merkin was for decades the go-to authority for all things dandyish. As we see in the ephemera from his life and his tailored clothing on view in the exhibition Artist/Rebel/Dandy, his personality and fashion sense live on at RISD.
Curatorial assistant of contemporary art A. Will Brown on Raid the Database 2 with Nafis White
RISD student Joanna Cortez shares how the RISD Museum served the Providence community during World War II. Joanna participated in the Museum’s Andrew W. Mellon Summer Internship Program this summer.