Rhode Island School of Design


Rhode Island School of Design

      private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Providence, R.I., U.S. The school was founded in 1877 but did not offer its first instruction at the college level until 1932. It is perhaps the foremost fine arts college in the United States. Rhode Island combines professional arts training with a broad liberal arts curriculum. It offers bachelor's degrees in various fields of the fine arts (i.e., painting, sculpture, illustration, photography, printmaking, ceramics, and textiles), design, and architectural studies. It also offers master's degrees in the fine arts, industrial design, and art education. Total enrollment is approximately 1,900. The school has an art museum with notable collections of European paintings and American decorative arts.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Rhode Island School of Design — Informations Fondation 1877 Type Université privée Budget 305 000 000 $ (2006) Localisation Ville Providence (Rhode Island) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rhode Island School of Design — infobox University name= Rhode Island School of Design motto= endowment= $380 million [cite news | last = | first = | coauthors = | title =College and University Endowments Over $250 Million, 2007 | work =Chronicle of Higher Education | pages =28 …   Wikipedia

  • Rhode Island School of Design — Vorlage:Infobox Hochschule/Professoren fehlt Rhode Island School of Design Gründung 1877 Trägerschaft p …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rhode Island School of Design — RISD, well known art college located in Providence (Rhode Island, USA) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Rhode Island School of Design Museum — Infobox Museum name= Rhode Island School of Design Museum imagesize= 300x250 map type= latitude= longitude= established= 1877citation | title= RISD Museum: About | publisher=ARTINFO | year=2008 | url=… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhode Island School of Design Museum — Museumseingang Das Rhode Island School of Design Museum ist eines der wichtigsten Kunstmuseen der Vereinigten Staaten. Es befindet sich an der Ostküste in Providence, der Hauptstadt des Bundesstaats Rhode Island. Das Museum wurde 1877 als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) — One of the most eminent fine arts colleges in the U.S., located in Providence, R.I. It was founded in 1877 but did not offer college level instruction until 1932. It combines professional arts training with a broad liberal arts curriculum,… …   Universalium

  • Rhode Island — Rhode Islander. /rohd/ a state of the NE United States, on the Atlantic coast: a part of New England. 947,154; 1214 sq. mi. (3145 sq. km). Cap.: Providence. Abbr.: RI (for use with zip code), R.I. * * * officially Rhode Island and Providence… …   Universalium

  • RHODE ISLAND — RHODE ISLAND, state in N.E. United States. America s smallest state, it was the last of the original 13 colonies to ratify the Constitution and the first to gain a Catholic majority. Its population in 2000 was 1,048,000, the eighth smallest in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rhode Island — (Details) …   Deutsch Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.