Launch: Celebrating 50 Years of RISD Glass

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ANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF A YEAR LONG CELEBRATION

RISD Weekend October 7th- 9th

KEYNOTE LECTURE

TAVARES STRACHAN GLASS ’03
6pm  Friday, October 7th
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center
Tavares Strachan (Gl ’03) delivers the keynote lecture for RISD Weekend which also marks the launch of RISD Glass’ 50th year celebration.

 

PANEL DISCUSSION
MATERIAL INVESTIGATIONS:
DEVELOPING AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDIO PRACTICE
2pm  Saturday, October 8th  
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center
James Carpenter ’72, Toots Zynsky ’73, Helen Lee ‘06 and Alex Rosenberg ’06 will discuss their different career paths –providing insight into the Glass Department’s approach to developing artistic perspectives through disciplined investigations, experimentation, and rigorous material inquiry.

 

PANEL DISCUSSION:  
WONDER: 50 YEARS OF RISD GLASS
4pm  Saturday, October 8th  
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center

Denise Markonish, Curator, Mass MoCA, will lead a discussion with Tavares Strachan, Rachel Berwick, Bruce Chao and Jocelyne Prince about the dynamic environment of experimentation and investigation of the material and conceptual manifestations of Glass at RISD and the ways in which its alumni are influencing the contemporary art world.

 

COCKTAIL PARTY: 
50 YEARS OF RISD GLASS
Following Panel Discussion
Chace Center

Join RISD Glass alumni, students, faculty and friends to the launch our yearlong celebration. Immediately following panel discussion.

 

50 YEARS OF GLASS: GLASS MENAGERIE
A PROJECTION PERFORMANCE By Gibson + Recoder
11am Sunday, October 9th
RISD Auditorium, 7 Canal Walk

50 Years of Glass, Glass

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