Posts Tagged ‘RISD Museum’

Faculty Show on View Now

The RISD Faculty Exhibition is on view now at the RISD Museum through 25th March 2018. The ‘Faculty Exhibition’ is a longstanding RISD tradition, features works by faculty members currently teaching in RISD’s academic programs. Many works were created specifically for the exhibition, while others are drawn from recent collaborations or professional commissions. RISD faculty […]

Bergstein Draws Out Line of Thought

Mary Bergstein (Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) delivered a lecture, Introduction to Leonardo Drawings, on the 3rd December 2017.  Bergstein showed how Leonardo used drawing for scientific, investigative, expressive, and philosophical purposes. Leonardo’s botanical, anatomical, hydrodynamic, religious, and landscape drawings—including the late controversial deluge drawings, which seem so pertinent to today’s environmental crises—were […]

Brewer Presents at in Florence, Italy

Laurie Brewer (Associate Curator, RISD Museum) will present her paper, Sample: Inspiration in Museum Collections, at the forthcoming Costume Colloquium V, 14-18 November, 2018, held in Florence, Italy. The conference will examine archives, masterpieces, collections sample books, work records and the documentation of textiles and fashion production (historic and contemporary). Brewer will focus on the Ziskind sample […]

Event: Grimanesa Amoros, 11/14, 7:00PM

Grimanesa Amorós Site Specific Light Installations Reception: November 14, 6pm Chace Center Lobby Artist Lecture: November 14, 7pm Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center 20 North Main Street, Providence RI Grimanesa Amorós is an interdisciplinary artist with diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory, Through her art she conveys an ephemeral […]

RISD Museum: Lines of Thought

  The RISD Museum would like to warmly invite faculty to attend a series of programs related to the new exhibition, Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now From the British Museum, mostly particularly a day long exploration of drawing to be held on Friday, 10th November at the RISD Museum, see below for full details. […]

Hilton Als at the RISD Museum 10/26

Pulitzer Prize winning writer and cultural critic Hilton Als, chief theater critic for The New Yorker, presents the Gail Silver Memorial Lecture. Hilton Als began contributing to The New Yorker in 1989. He became a staff writer in 1994, theater critic in 2002, and lead theater critic in 2012. Before coming to The New Yorker, Als was a staff […]

RISD Museum Exhibition Previews for Faculty

Faculty Exhibition Preview: Gorham Manufacturing Company Wednesday, October 11, 12-1 pm Danforth Hall Leaders in the American silver industry, the Providence-based Gorham Manufacturing Company became the largest producer of silver in the world with innovative designs that retained traditional metalsmithing handwork while embracing mechanization, technology and cutting-edge production processes. Elizabeth Williams, David and Peggy Rockefeller […]

RISD Museum Programs for Faculty

Exhibition Preview: European Galleries Tuesday, September 12, 12-1 pm Grand Gallery The Museum’s newly renovated European galleries include works from the 11th to the 19th centuries. Visit with Laurie Brewer, Associate Curator, Costume and Textiles, and Elizabeth Williams, David and Peggy Rockefeller Curator of Decorative Arts and Design in the galleries to hear more about the […]

RISD Museum and Sheridan Center Fall Workshops

Unframed Objects: A Sheridan-RISD Museum Workshop Series This Sheridan Center-RISD Museum collaborative workshop series invites instructors to explore object-based teaching and learning opportunities at Brown and beyond. Participants will learn how to access and teach with a wide range of objects in their courses, from photographs to natural history specimens to textiles. Sessions will be held at the […]