Posts Tagged ‘museum’

Silbert Appointed Curator at Corning Museum of Glass

Susie Silbert (Lecturer, Glass) has been appointed as the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass by the Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, NY), replacing Tina Oldknow who held the position from 2000 to 2015. In her work as an independent curator, writer, and historian, Silbert has developed an encyclopedic knowledge of glass and strong connections to people […]

Professional Development Fund grants awarded

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-April to review project proposals submitted for its Spring 2015 funding cycle. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: Silvia Acosta (ARCH) – drawing and writing spatial concepts, islands of Seto, Sea of Japan Eric Anderson (HAVC) – book project The Media of Objects: Design and Culture in Nineteenth-Century […]

RISD Alumna Arlene Shechet at RISD Museum

In the first U.S. exhibition of her one-of-a-kind Meissen sculptures, Arlene Shechet (RISD MFA 1978, Ceramics) exhibits works she produced during her recent artist residency at the world-renowned German porcelain manufacturer. In “Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast,” opening at the RISD Museum on January 17, the artist presents her own Meissen works in two galleries, alongside […]

Site Chosen for St. Florian Design

Friedrich St. Florian (Professor Emeritus, Architecture) will design an agricultural-related museum, to be built in Blissfield, Michigan. The project has been driven by the Board of Directors of the Agricultural Awareness and Preservation Museum, and will serve as an educational resource focusing on agricultural history, the industry of farming and more.