Museum of Art

Ganz Blythe at the Louisiana Museum, Denmark

Sarah Ganz Blythe (Deputy Director, Exhibitions, Education & Programs Museum Education, RISD Museum), is presenting at the Louisiana Museum, Denmark.  Between the Discursive and the Immersive addresses research in 21st century art museums. Abstract: What is the place of historical art and design in the production of new knowledge and bodies of work? How do we continue […]

RISD Museum programs featuring faculty

Double Takes gallery conversations invite specialists to offer views on objects with a focus on artists and the social context, artistic interpretation, and ever-evolving meanings of objects. Double Take: Eisenman Thursday, September 17, 7-7:40 pm | Buonanno Works on Paper Gallery, 3rd floor Nicole Eisenman’s untitled prints  in the exhibit Heads Up! provide the catalyst […]

STEAM lessons for Pre-K–12 educators

K–12 teachers now have free online access to object-based lesson plans inspired by collections at the RISD Museum and Nature Lab Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) has partnered with PBS LearningMedia, a media-on-demand digital service that provides Pre-K–12 educators free access to more than 100,000 classroom-ready digital resources, to offer new STEAM lessons via its online […]

Mellon Fellowships – deadline

Upcoming Deadline – January 9, 2015 Andrew W. Mellon Teaching Fellowships The RISD Museum and the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology invite interested RISD and Brown University faculty to apply for one-year Teaching Fellowships as part of a collaborative project, Assemblages, funded by the Mellon Foundation, focusing on the evolving field of object-based teaching and research. […]

RISD Faculty Biennial | February 20 – March 22, 2015

The faculty biennial, a longstanding tradition, showcases new work by the extraordinary artists and designers who teach at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). The works on view are as varied as the many departments and divisions in which the faculty teach—ranging from apparel, textiles, painting, printmaking, ceramics, glass, sculpture, illustration, photography, jewelry, and […]

Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellowships

RISD Museum invites interested RISD faculty to apply for Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellowships. One fellowship is available in this cycle in the Museum’s Department of Decorative Arts and Design. The Mellon Faculty Fellowships are designed to engage faculty members from across disciplines in research, teaching, and public engagement through the RISD Museum’s collection. During […]

Focus on Teaching and Research Resources

Focus on Teaching and Research Resources at RISD October 2nd, 12-1:30pm The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab Explore the Nature Lab as a resource for teaching and research. Come for a light lunch and guided tour with Neal Overstrom, Director of the Nature lab. RSVP to acadaff@risd.edu *Open to all faculty. New faculty and term appointments […]

Mellon Fellow call for applications

ANDREW W. MELLON TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS The RISD Museum and the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology invite interested RISD and Brown University faculty to apply for one-year Teaching Fellowships as part of a collaborative project, Assemblages, funded by the Mellon Foundation, focusing on the evolving field of object-based teaching and research. Two fellowships are available (one from each institution) in this […]

Mellon Foundation grant initiates collaboration

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology at Brown University and the RISD Museum at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) have each received grants totaling $500,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for “Assemblages,” a four-year collaborative initiative focusing on the new and evolving field of object-based teaching and research. The Mellon Foundation grant makes […]

Maureen O’Brien’s essay on The Work of Merlin Szasz

An essay for the exhibition catalogue The Work of Merlin Szasz Providence Art Club, 2008 “I bring you my passionate rhyme.” (William Butler Yeats, A Poet to his Beloved, 1899) The well of inspiration is filled with songs and myths.  Artists who shun them forfeit the elixir of shared experience. To those who return often […]