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FLEET LIBRARY | Research Guides

Rhode Island School of Design

Materials & Materiality: Material Resource Center

A guide to locating physical materials as well as print and online sources on materials and their properties


About the Material Resource Center

Materials Collections beyond RISD

Materials collections located in art & design schools and other academic institutions.

Visit the Material Resource Center - 2nd floor room 204

above: 2009-2012
below: 2012-present


Mon - Fri    9:00am - 4:30pm
Sat             closed
Sun            closed

Click here for today's hours.

Up to 30 material samples may be borrowed for 14 days

For class visits or more information, contact
Mark Pompelia
, Visual + Material Resource Librarian
401 709-5935


MRC in the News
core77 article

Images courtesy of d. seliger, core77

Special Collections at RISD's Material Resource Center