Ongoing Collection Rotations

Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design

Oct. 17, 2024 - Oct. 17, 2015

224 Benefit Street
Providence, Rhode Island 2903
(401) 454-6500

Southeastern New England’s only comprehensive art museum, the Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design—also known as The RISD Museum—was established in 1874. Its permanent collection of more than 86,000 objects includes paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, costume, furniture, and other works of art from every part of the world, including objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome, and art of all periods from Asia, Europe, and the Americas—up to the latest in contemporary art. The Museum also offers a wide array of educational and public programs to more than 100,000 visitors annually.

The RISD Museum of Art, with entrances at 224 Benefit Street and 20 North Main Street in Providence, RI, is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am – 5pm, and 10am-9pm every Thursday. Closed Mondays, January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25. Admission: $12 adults, $10 seniors (age 62+); $5 college students (with valid ID); $3 youths (ages 5-18); always free for Museum members and children under 5, as well as students, staff and faculty of member institutions. Free admission every Sunday, 10am-5pm, and the third Thursday evening of each month, 5-9pm.

For more information, call 401 454-6500 or visit

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