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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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‘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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RISD Museum Artist Fellowship Deadline Approaches

(9.8) The deadline for applications for the RISD Museum Artist Fellowship has been extended through midnight, September 8. The RISD Museum invites local artists and designers, working in any medium, to apply for the 2018 artist fellowship. One selected artist will receive a stipend of $10,000, professional-development support, and the opportunity to work closely with

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‘Back To the Drawing Board’ Saturday RISD Museum

Materials provided. No experience necessary. Drop in. Free with admission to museum. The RISD Museum invites you to drop in on ‘Back to the Drawing Board’ this Saturday. Rejuvenate your drawing practice – or start from scratch – among like-minded peers. Artist-led prompts nurture new approaches and new connections. This month’s host: MJ Robinson. The

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Autumn Spectacle At RISD Museum

The annual Ginkgo biloba show at the RISD Museum can be viewed free of charge from the Benefit Street side of the museum, but head inside and spend a few moments in the Radeke Memorial Garden courtyard. (Not surprisingly, the Buddha room was packed yesterday.) This magnificent ginkgo specimen has been beautifully pruned and maintained;

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‘Projections’ Screening — RISD Museum

(3.10) The RISD Museum invites you to the first of spring’s ‘Projections’ screenings: Emily Wardill’s “When You Fall Into a Trance” traces a series of complex relationships between a neuroscientist, her patient, an aid worker, and a synchronized swimmer. (Can you even have just one synchronized swimmer?) The film’s narrative focuses on the neuroscientist, Dominique,

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Attn. RI Artists And Designers: Free Membership To RISD Museum

Thanks to the generosity of a local donor, the RISD Museum will be renewing its invitation to Rhode Island residents: Free individual one-year membership for an adult who identifies as an artist or designer. (Thank you generous anonymous donor!) You can see stuff like this blown glass Venetian bowl, circa 1600ce, from the Decorative Arts

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‘Design The Night’ — Down The Rabbit Hole

(9.17) The ‘Design the Night’ series at the RISD Museum features art explorations, engaging conversations with students, refreshments, music, and more. This week the theme is “Down the Rabbit Hole.” How does passing curiosity become an enduring obsession? Is there a formula to accessing inspiration? Hear from designers, writers, scientists, and makers about the stages

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