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Rhode Island School of Design

2 College St, Providence, RI 02903-2784
+1 401-454-6100
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One of my favorite places in the world - how do they share the whole world in one place

You MUST find something to love in this museum... modern, classic, sculpture, Greek, Japanese, a... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Providence, Rhode Island
Top school for anything to do with art and design!

RI is so fortunate to have such an awesome school for art/jewelry design and anything else related... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Bobbie W
Warwick, Rhode Island
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2 College St, Providence, RI 02903-2784
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+1 401-454-6100

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

You MUST find something to love in this museum... modern, classic, sculpture, Greek, Japanese, a Buddha, a Mummy, furniture, a replica of a colonial home ! They have classes and events regularly.

Thank dmorrisseyRI
Reviewed 4 January 2017

RI is so fortunate to have such an awesome school for art/jewelry design and anything else related to the creativity in the artistic field. I love their art shows/sales as well as adult ed classes! We even paid a tudent to design our sunroom, which...More

1  Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Museum is free on Sundays so is parking. So If you come to visit one of the University's in Providence, RI. You must visit one of the restaurants and the RISD Museum. This will make your trip well worth it. Example, Check out Brown University...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 9 October 2016

RISD is a treasure-trove of talent and shouldn't be missed on your next visit to Providence. The museum is amazing, but the highlights of RISD are the studios which buzz with massive talent!

Thank cubes1234
Reviewed 29 September 2016

How fortunate for these students to be able to learn at such an amazing school with so many opportunities! We loved the Nature Center and the Apparel Design Buildings...oh and the library blew our minds!!! I believe they have every Vogue magazine ever printed...not only...More

1  Thank Adrienne W
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We visited on a free Sunday and were not sory. we had a short time but spent it all viewing the Todd oldham exhibit. it was remarkable. I had not heard of him but the sheer creativity of his dresses and the curator's explanations made...More

Thank RcikS
Reviewed 9 August 2016

As an artist, I loved visiting one the finest art and design schools in the country. Creativity abounds.

1  Thank maryeloise
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I visited the RISD store which was across the street from the RISD Museum. The store was a art supply store in front and bookstore in back. The art store was AMAZING. It had more art supplies than any other art store I have ever...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We visited the RISD museum and enjoyed their 6 stories of interesting exhibits. Everything from ancient Egyptian artifacts to colonial dress to hand carried wedding carriages. It's a good take and the first weekend of the month it's free with a Bank of America card.

1  Thank barry w
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Neat college campus spread among 30+ buildings on the hills overlooking the river front. The atmosphere is exciting and the public art is beautiful.

2  Thank jbec2014
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