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Disney Challenges Kids To Use Their Best STEAM Skills To Imagine The Future

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.24.2015 | Good News

All aboard! American education is moving forward with full STEAM, and Disney has hopped on board with a special challenge. In anticipation of ...

At RISD, an Artisan Who's Now President

J. Michael Welton | Posted 02.26.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

"One of the strengths of an artist is that if you learn to deal with ideas and systems and structures, it all contributes to leadership."

Why the Creators' Kids Have 'Low-Tech' Parents

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Rebecca Jackson

This week, parents learned that Steve Jobs was a "low tech" dad at home. His children didn't spend the evenings hopping from one glorious iPad to another. They had a regular family dinner and (gasp) read books.

Ask the Art Professor: How Do I Help My Daughter Reach Her Potential in Art?

Clara Lieu | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

"My daughter is 14 and has not had any training but we think she has talent. What advice would you give for helping guide us to help her reach her potential in art?"

David Wiseman: Design Miami/ (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Having created installations for the likes of Christian Dior in New York and the West Hollywood Library, Wiseman has blossomed into a darling of the...

Poster Boy

Bruce Helander | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
Bruce Helander

As those of you know from reading my observations on creativity, I have certainly penned plenty of film and book reviews, which often supplement my standard fare of art essays about talented artists that I admire.

Providence, RI - A River Renaissance

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 07.29.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Once called the "Beehive of Industry" Providence, RI fell hard during the Great Depression. But in the 1970s, city officials decided to take action, uncovering downtown rivers that were buried beneath roads and embracing a passionate artistic community spirit.

RISD Students Stage Nation's First Fossil Fuel Divestment Sit-In

Jamie Henn | Posted 06.29.2013 | Green
Jamie Henn

RISD students have been pushing for divestment since January, but after an initially positive response, the Board of Trustees has now refused to move any proposals forward despite large amounts of support from students and faculty.

STEM to STEAM: Art Is Key to Building a Strong Economy

Jon Kamen | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts
Jon Kamen

As we all know, STEM education is so important -- but on its own, sadly it's not working. Despite all of the resources being invested in it, the word is exactly what's wrong with the concept. It doesn't inspire, energize or engage the youth whom it is ultimately intended to benefit. It's why we need STEAM.

An Order of Magic, With a Croissant on the Side

John Maeda | Posted 08.05.2012 | Arts
John Maeda

Arts + Tech month is the global embodiment of the STEAM theme that I've been talking about for the past year or so. Great ideas today add Art to turn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) into STEAM to create innovations that taste delicious.

STEM to STEAM: An Interview With RISD's President, John Maeda

Darby Roach | Posted 04.23.2012 | Arts
Darby Roach

2012-02-22-pullquote1.jpgJohn Maeda is a world-renowned artist and graphic designer; he's also a computer scientist and an electrical engineer.

PHOTOS + VIDEO: Google Earth's Gorgeous Glitches

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

Postcards from Google Earth, Bridges from clement valla on Vimeo. A glitch is a shortlived fault in a system, and when it malfunctions it gives way...

PHOTOS: Perfect Gifts For The Art Fanatic

Artlog | Posted 02.18.2012 | Arts
Artlog

Over at Artlog, we've compiled a list of unique gifts from our favorite museum stores and art websites, and the best part is, they're all online!

PHOTOS: Do-Ho Suh Exhibition Constructs Homes Which Deconstruct Space

Posted 01.26.2012 | Arts

In his upcoming exhibition 'Home Within Home,' Do-Ho Suh illuminates the physical and abstract associations which make a home a home, by constructing ...

Shepard Faireyâ„¢: On Street Art And Street Cred

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Shepard Fairey has grown up before the eyes of fans, peers and would be competitors. Undaunted by criticism he gets from both sides of his chosen voca...

Joy Resmovits

New School District Will Test Obama's Education Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.13.2011 | Education

By accepting a job as superintendent of a new Tennessee school district, Chris Barbic has positioned himself as the face of an up-and-coming governanc...

Craig Davidson's Visual Poetry

Darby Roach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Darby Roach

By the end of our two years at RISD, Craig Davidson had given up his fine art. Doing design and painting at the same time seemed to be stretching it too thin. But it turns out Craig has picked up where he left off all those years ago.

Music Bridges Cultures: An Event in Paris

Christoph A. Geiseler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Christoph A. Geiseler

The US Embassy hosted a day-long symposium at the residence of the US Ambassador to France to unite 100 cultural entrepreneurs and leaders of local arts organizations in Paris.

Top 10 HIPSTER Schools

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Looking to up your coolness quotient? Maybe a hipster school is for you. Though definitions of the modern-day hipster are often debated, we'll go with...

Student Group In Denver Talks Cutting-Edge Global Warming Solutions

Nathaniel Bach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathaniel Bach

Going beyond the mantras "use mass transit," "shop local," and "use renewable energy sources," the student group Partly Sunny seeks to go beyond the basics and maximize the effectiveness of those efforts through design and resourcefulness.