20 North Main St
(also enter on 224
Providence, RI 02903
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Decorative arts curator Emily Banas explores the history and inner-workings of this technically complex piece of furniture, which is hiding more than meets the eye.
Gorham silver cleaning project leads to unexpected student collaboration and learning.
1 artist: 1 object many ways of seeing
Artist Mary Beth Meehan discusses work from her series Seen/Unseen
1 artist : 1 object :
many ways of seeing
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.
Curator of painting and sculpture Maureen O’Brien discusses the limited options available to female painters, like Berthe Morisot, at the time she was painting Child in a Red Apron.
RISD printmaking professor Andrew Raftery shows his process for making ceramic decals
Pakistani-born and internationally recognized, Sikander’s (RISD MFA, 1995 Painting/Printmaking) pioneering practice takes Indo-Persian miniature painting as a point of departure.
Decorative arts curator Elizabeth Williams introduces an object that was among the most prized souvenirs available to 19th-century tourists.
Entr’acte, a visual and sound intervention by Mary Yang (RISD MFA 2017, Graphic Design), was an open rehearsal and performance exploring narrative soundscapes.
2016 wasn’t all bad
James P. Falzone is a 2016 RISD Museum Artist Fellow, a position made possible through funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Todd Oldham speaks about the design processes, philosophies, and collaborations that informed the 1990s fashions on view in the retrospective All of Everything: Todd Oldham Fashion (RISD Museum, April 8–September 11, 2016).