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Perspectives Across Culture & Time — RISD Museum

Art from the Ancient Mediterranean, Asia, and Indigenous America all come together in “Being and Believing in the Natural World” up now through May 7th. Highlighting different perspectives across cultures and time, these works consider complex and evolving relationships with and beliefs about nature. In more than 100 objects drawn from the RISD Museum’s Asian, …

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Live Painting — RISD Museum

(9.18) Head over to the RISD Museum this Sunday for “Work in Progress: Painting Intuitively” and watch as artist Yukyung Chung turns the Radeke Garden and the adjacent Danforth Hall into her studio. Watch as artist Yukyung Chung (RISD MFA, Digital + Media, 2023) responds to her composed soundscape through live painting. Chung’s artistic practice …

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MLK Day — Stop Election Subversion

We can all honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by contacting our congressional delegation today, and every day, until the cornerstone of our democracy has federal protection. There is really only one issue before Congress right now — election subversion. It appears from recent remarks that the President now understands this. And the …

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Sikander Exhibit At RISD Museum

A new show opens Friday at the RISD Museum: Extraordinary Realities features the work of Pakistani American artist Shahzia Sikander (RISD MFA 1995, painting and printmaking), celebrated for her groundbreaking work integrating illustrated manuscript traditions from South and Central Asia into a contemporary idiom. This exhibition tracks the first 15 years of this artistic journey, …

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RISD Museum Research Residency

(11.1) The RISD Museum has sent out an advisory about the approaching application deadline for its Research Residency Program. The application deadline is 11:59pm, November 1, 2021. We invite local artists and designers working in any medium to apply for the 2022 RISD Museum Research Residency for Artists (previously known as the RISD Museum Artist …

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Spider Silk ‘Think And Drink’ At RISD

(1.16) The RISD Museum is hosting another installment of its ‘Think and Drink’ series. This Thursday the topic will be spider silk. Seen here is a shawl handwoven in Madagascar from golden orb spider filaments. (Facebook event.) If you can’t make this event, you have till through April 19th to see The Art and Design …

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RISD Museum Artist Fellowship — Apply Now

[New deadline: October 19, 2018 at midnight.] The RISD Museum is inviting local artists and designers, working in any medium, to apply for the 2019 artist fellowship. One selected artist will receive a stipend of $10,000, professional-development support, and the opportunity to work closely with the collections and staff members to realize a proposed project …

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Design The Night At RISD Museum

(7.19) Interact with artists while snacking and sipping cocktails in one of RISD Museum’s most popular nights of the year — Design the Night. Providence’s own Arc Iris will be performing outside on Chace Plaza from 8pm to 9:30pm. Seen here is Arc Iris front-goddess, Jocie Adams, who frequently jumps up on top of things. …

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‘The Phantom Of Liberty’ At RISD Museum

There is a lot to like in the provocative new exhibition, ‘The Phantom of Liberty,’ open now at the RISD Museum. The Phantom of Liberty presents works by more than 40 artists, designers, and collectives in the RISD Museum collection, offering the museum’s broadest exhibition of postwar art and design to date. These works—representing a …

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