Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

GLASS AT THE RISD MUSEUM

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on April 15, 2019

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD Museum) is an art museum in Providence affiliated with the Rhode Island School of Design, in the state of Rhode Island. The museum was founded in 1877 and is the 20th largest art museum in the United States. The department of Ancient Art includes bronze figural sculptures and vessels, an exceptional collection of Greek coins, stone sculpture, Greek vases, paintings, and mosaics, a fine collection of Roman jewelry and glass.

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is a fine arts and design college located in Providence, in the state of Rhode Island. It has consistently been ranked among the best educational institutions in the world for art and design.

Founded in 1877, it is located at the base of College Hill; the RISD campus is contiguous with the Brown University campus. The two institutions share social, academic, and community resources and offer joint courses.

Below are a few examples from their ancient to modern glass collection.

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