The RISD Grad Show opens Wednesday, May 22nd from 6–8pm. See website

Thurs, May 23 8:30am
Chace Center

Senior D.P. Video Trailer Extravaganza

Join us for short video trailers by each member of the 53-person senior class. Held on Thursday, May 23rd starting at 8:30am in the Chace Center Auditorium (20 North Main Street).

Joshua Shao, BFA 2019, at work on his Senior Degree Project. See his website

Glimpse back at student, faculty and alumni work (and faces) on display at this year’s RISD Unbound Book Fair.

Documentation from the 2019 MFA Biennial. See Vimeo

Posted Tue April 30
Updated May 5

Browse our Fall 2019 Electives

Advising period has begun. Registration for fall courses begins on May 7th. We are still adding courses to Student Planning, but we have a list of our intended offerings here on and will update it with new information as it becomes available. Meet with your advisers now to plan the upcoming semester (and beyond). You may see Department policies on ISPs and 16+ credits at

@newlyformed_official features work from the spring 2019 course, Newly Formed

Form and motion experiments from Trey Hollinger, BFA 2021. See more on his Instagram

We offer summer courses suitable for those in degree programs and beyond.