Graduate Study at
Rhode Island School of Design

A Call to Change the Narrative

At Commencement 2019, keynote speaker Bryan Stevenson urged new graduates to bring hope and creativity to fight against injustice.

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Upcoming events

Design Science Symposium

September 20,
More dates through September 22, 2019
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum

RISDxMOSS: Game Changers

September 28,
20 Washington Place (Prov/Wash)

Opening reception | Digital + Media exhibition

October 3,
Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery

Exhibition | Digital + Media

October 4,
More dates through October 20, 2019
Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery

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Confidence on Full Display

Grad Show 2019 offered viewers an immersive and thought-provoking collection of work by all 214 students who earned master's degrees this year.

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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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