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Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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The Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design also known as the RISD Museum of Art is the states leading museum of art and design Founded in 1877 as part of the Rhode Island School of Design RISD the Museum houses more than 86000 objectsranging from ancient art to work by contemporary artists from across the globe Highlights include Impressionist paintings 20thcentury design Gorham silver Newport furniture an ancient Egyptian 33230 BCE mummy and a 12thcentury Buddhathe largest historic Japanese wooden sculpture in the United States Artists represented include major figures in the history of visual art and culture including Czanne Chanel Copley Degas Hirst Homer LeWitt Matisse Manet Picasso Rothko Sargent Turner Twombly van Gogh and Warholto name a few The Museum presents special exhibitions throughout the year along with public programs and events for all ages inspiring lifelong relationships with art and design
Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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