Posts Tagged ‘RISD Museum’

A Museum message: to faculty

Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year! This past fall, the faculty mined the Museum’s collection in some uniquely inspiring ways. Sheida Soleimani used lithographs by Robert Pruitt as motivation for the creation of propaganda posters by her RISD Foundations students. Ron Pearl’s Motion Design students experimented with ideas of affective and (literally) moving graphic design using […]

Deadline extended for the Mellon Faculty Fellowship

The deadline has been extended to December 1, 2015 for the Mellon Faculty Fellowship in the Prints, Drawings & Photographs department at the RISD Museum. Full- and part-time faculty members with a demonstrated interest in teaching and learning with objects are eligible to apply. Mellon Faculty Fellows are released from teaching one course per year […]

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 […]

Opening reception for ‘Martin Boyce: When Now is Night’

Celebrate the opening of “Martin Boyce: When Now is Night,” the acclaimed Scottish artist’s first solo exhibition at an American museum. Enjoy refreshments and music, have a chance to meet the artist and be among the first to view the show. Thursday, October 1, 2015, 6-7:30 pm, Chace Center, RISD Museum. Free, all welcome! Event […]

In Conversation: Martin Boyce and Russell Ferguson

The RISD Museum presents artist Martin Boyce in conversation with curator and art historian Russell Ferguson, on the occasion of Boyce’s first solo exhibition at an American museum, “Martin Boyce: When Now is Night.” Thursday, October 1, 5:30-6:15 pm Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, RISD Museum. Free. Space limited, registration required at risdmuseum.org/calendar Ferguson is a […]

The Gail Silver Memorial Lecture: Theaster Gates

October 14, 2015, 6:15–8 pm RISD Auditorium, 17 Canal Street The RISD Museum is pleased to present artist and innovator Theaster Gates, speaker for the 2015 Gail Silver Memorial Lecture. Gates combines strategies of urban planning, object making, and performance. He is internationally recognized for his work on the South Side of Chicago, and is […]

Peters published in Print Quarterly

Emily Peters (Associate Curator, RISD Museum) has published the article, “Processional Print Series in Antwerp during the Dutch Revolt” in the September issue of Print Quarterly. The article explores the relationship between printmakers, prints, processions, and political culture in the Netherlands in the late 16th century.  

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 […]

‘Drawing Ambience’ opens at RISD Museum

The RISD Museum presents Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association, co-curated by Jan Howard, Chief Curator and Houghton P. Metcalf Jr. Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the RISD Museum, and Igor Marjanović, Associate Professor of Architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University. Drawing Ambience, which […]