RI Artist Membership

The RISD Museum remains deeply engaged with its creative community and supports the cultivation of artists, designers, and makers of all kinds through its collection, exhibitions, publications, programming, and, since 2015, the Rhode Island Artist membership program.


  • Free admission to the Museum for one year
  • Discounts and advance registration for programs
  • Invitations to events and members-only trips
  • Subscription to Connect, our e-newsletter


  • Residents of Rhode Island only
  • Free for one adult who identifies as an artist or designer
  • Not eligible for gift membership

RI Artist membership is a green, paperless program. Your identification or proof of residence serves to validate your membership and gain entry into the Museum.

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