The RISD Museum in Providence, Rhode Island, is associated with the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). It is the 20th largest museum in the United States and its collection contains more than 100,000 works of art and design including paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, costume and textiles, and furniture from all over the world. Of these objects, 2,275 of them are on view in the Museum now, 82,200 of them are available online, and there are 708 recent acquisitions.
Founded in 1877 as part of a vibrant creative community , the RISD Museum stewards works of art representing diverse cultures from ancient times to the present. Their collection has a focus on the maker and the museum deeply engages with art and artists, presenting ideas and perspectives that can be inspiring and complex.
The Chace Center, opened in 2008, is an addition by Pritzker Prize-winning Spanish architect Jose Rafael Moneo which united the four original museum buildings.
20 North Main Street
Providence, Rhode Island