Posts Tagged ‘RISD Museum’

‘Jesse Burke: Wild & Precious’ opens at RISD Museum

“Jesse Burke: Wild & Precious” opens at the RISD Museum on Thursday evening, January 21, 2016. The exhibition is on view through September 25. Encompassing landscape, portraiture and still-life photography, “Wild & Precious” presents photographs Jesse Burke (RISD MFA 2005, Photography; Critic, Photography) made over the past five years while traveling across the United States and […]

Ryskin and Moser Awarded the Andrew W. Mellon Teaching Fellowship for 2016/2017

The RISD Museum and the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology are pleased to announce that Jefferey Moser (Assistant Professor, Department of History, Art, and Architecture, Brown University) and Masha Ryskin (Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental and Foundation Studies, Rhode Island School of Design) have been awarded the Andrew W. Mellon Teaching Fellowships for 2016/2017. The Andrew […]

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 […]