Graduate Study at
Rhode Island School of Design

Full-tuition fellowships exclusively awarded for graduate study

The first of its kind at RISD, the new Society of Presidential Fellows program offers competitive full-tuition funding and professional development opportunities to select admitted graduate students.

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Upcoming events

Exhibition | Land // Fill // Land

November 12,
More dates through December 1, 2019
Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Community event | Blood drive

November 13,
The Met

Visiting curators | Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta

November 14,
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum

Visiting scholar | Mark Jarzombek

November 14,
20 Washington Place

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Climate Futures II focuses on design and the Green New Deal

Thursday, December 5
9 am–5:30 pm
Metcalf Auditorium

At the second annual symposium, leading scholars will address the role of race, technology, economy and aesthetics in shaping Green New Deal politics and activism.

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The graduate experience

Based in deep disciplinary immersion and creative exploration, graduate study at RISD brings together students who conduct cutting-edge research, constantly ask questions and develop rewarding, hands-on relationships with materials. Extending beyond the studio and classroom, every facet of the experience helps cultivate a community of artists and designers fully committed to learning how to articulate strong concepts through close attention to process and the infinite details of creative practice.

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