Newsletter 

February

Valentines Day 'Grab and Go' Event

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with ISE and the Health and Wellness Ambassadors!

(More details here)

Valentines Day 'Grab and Go' Event

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with ISE and the Health and Wellness Ambassadors!

(More details here)

Black History Month Art Collection

 

This Black History Month, RISD ISE led an initiative to showcase artwork by the RISD community that represents aspects of Black culture.  For more information, visit our social media!

Truth Tellers Film Screening

ISE hosted a screening of “Truth Tellers”, a documentary that displays the lives of courageous Americans through the eyes of Robert Shetterly.

The film explores the intersection of these timely issues stressing the urgency of coming together to confront them and galvanizing our resolve to uphold our country’s founding ideals.

For more, click here!

March

Womens History Month Celebration project

 

ISE invited faculty, staff, and students to participate in a Women’s History Month Celebration Project by sending photos of themselves and the important women in their lives, as well as an answer to the following prompt: How have women influenced and inspired you? 

Submissions were accepted throughout the month of March and shared on the ISE social media and website. View Here.

Local Artist Series: Magda Leon

RISD hosted Magda Leon, a printmaker whose work highlights the style and power of marginalized people on the fringes of society and empire. She lives to express, give honor, and highlight the “other” because she has always lived in the space of “otherness”.

To register and receive more information, visit ise.risd.edu.

April

Earth Day Event

In celebration of Earth Day, ISE and the Nature Lab did a grab-and-go event. Visitors stopped by the Nature Lab between 11 am and 1 pm to pick up Earth-friendly items, and learn more about how to connect with nature in Rhode Island. For more information, contact us at ise@risd.edu

Local Artist Series: Vanessa Calixto

 

RISD hosted Vanessa Calixto, a first-generation, Salvadoran-American visual artist. Vanessa is an organizer who focuses on illustration work using mixed media. She draws from her lived experiences and feelings, and creates a soft form of vulnerability.