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Attn Teens: Apply Now For RISD Art Circle

The RISD Art Circle (RAC) is a group of high school artists and art enthusiasts who explore the museum’s collection and activate the galleries through events, interpretive projects, community collaborations, and hands-on learning activities. Applications are due July 21. Find the link to the application at RISD Museum Teens IG. RAC will start on September

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Singletary Talk At RISD

(3.22) “Tlingit Hat” by glass artist Preston Singletary was commissioned by the RISD Museum and added to the collection in 2020. I noticed it immediately upon my return to the museum. Assistant curator of decorative arts and design, Emily Banas, wrote the accompanying text: Singeltary’s blown-glass, sand-carved hats are based on Native Northwest Coast painted

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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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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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