Posts Tagged ‘RISD Museum’

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 […]

Museum Viewing Day

RISD Museum Director John W. Smith and the Museum’s curators invite visitors to view a new group of gifts and purchases for the collection on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Danforth Hall, RISD Museum, 10 am-3 pm. Objects include new watercolors by RISD alumna Kara Walker (MFA 1994, Painting/Printmaking), a contemporary painting by Scottish artist Peter […]

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 […]

2015 Mellon Teaching Fellow selected

Congratulations to Jane South (Critic, Sculpture) for being selected as a Mellon Teaching Fellow for 2015 as part of a collaborative project, Assemblages, between The RISD Museum and Brown University’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology funded by the Mellon Foundation, focusing on the evolving field of object-based teaching and research. Jane will be affiliated with the […]