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    Collecting Original Art

    Presented by Friends of East Greenwich Free Library at East Greenwich Free Library, East Greenwich

    April 26, 2018

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    This discussion, designed for all levels of the collecting experience, will offer several perspectives on collecting art, with an emphasis on the How, Why and What of buying art today.

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    • CADE TOMPKINS - contemporary art dealer and gallery owner Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence, RI
    • RICHARD WHITTEN - artist and Professor of Painting and Art Department ...more



    Back to the Work

    Presented by Lippitt House Museum at Lippitt House Museum, Providence

    March 4 - April 29, 2018

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    A new way to experience a historic house museum! Back to the Work: Encounters with Historical & Contemporary Voices offers a multi-sensory experience – self-guided tour...more

    Connections: A Painting, Sculpture + Teen Art Exhibition

    Presented by Imago Foundation for the Arts at Imago, Warren

    March 22 - April 29, 2018

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    Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by IFA artist Yolanda Mazzoni, guest artist Maria Hall, and teen artists affiliated with the Boston-based Artists for Humanity organization...more

    Rhythm & Movement Visual Inspiration

    Presented by The Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly at Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, Westerly

    April 4 - April 29, 2018

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    April Show at Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly: “Rhythm & Movement” – Visual Inspiration features the Artwork of Arlene Piacquadio, Sandy Chucnin Webb & Lisle Ann Jackson....more

    Children's Theater Weekend: That's My Ball, Lost & Found

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    April 28 - April 29, 2018

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    Join us for 15 minute performances of, “That’s My Ball” on Saturday and “Lost & Found” on Sunday. Fun and compelling, this interactive skit is designed to provide kids and parents...more

    Author Talk: Pulitzer Awardee David Kertzer

    Presented by Providence Public Library at Providence Public Library, Providence

    April 30, 2018

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    Pulitzer awardee David Kertzer reading/signing his new book The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern Europe.

    In 1846, Pope Pius IX’s election...more

    A Treasury of Rhode Island Jazz & Swing Musicians: Author talk with Dennis Pratt and Dr. Tom Shaker

    Presented by East Providence Public Library at East Providence Public Library - Weaver Branch, East Providence

    April 30, 2018

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    From Providence’s legendary Celebrity Club, the first interracial night club in New England, to the renowned Monday night Big Band jazz gigs that began with Duke Belaire and continue today...more

    Sowams: The Untold History

    Presented by East Providence Public Library at East Providence Public Library - Weaver Branch, East Providence

    May 1, 2018

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    It can be argued that Sowams is the pivotal place of cultural exchange between indigenous people and colonizing settlers in North America. Helen Tjader discusses the incredible role of our...more

    Play and Learn: Flowers are Flores

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    May 1, 2018

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    Play and Learn is the Museum’s open-ended story-based program especially for 2- to 4-year-olds and their parents, designed to help preschoolers build their skills in a variety of areas and to...more

    HairBrained at PPL: Artist Laura Anderson Barbata - The Eye of the Beholder

    Presented by Providence Public Library at Providence Public Library, Providence

    May 2, 2018

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    Julia Pastrana (1834–1860), an indigenous woman born in Sinaloa, Mexico, was a gifted singer, musician, and dancer who could converse in English, Spanish, and French. From birth, Pastrana’s...more

    Warwick Food Truck Night - City Hall

    Presented by PVD Food Truck Events

    May 3, 2018

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    Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month at rotating locations around Warwick. The season will kick off on May 3 at City Hall and will end back at City Hall with a Halloween...more

    Spoken World

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    May 1 - May 4, 2018

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    Learn about different languages from around the world. Trace Chinese characters and play a matching game of English and Spanish vocabulary. 


    Toddler Try-It: Shape Up!

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    May 4, 2018

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    Young children, ages 18 months to 3 years, use real tools and explore the creative process as they delve into different hands-on art and science activities each Friday morning.


    Cultural Connection

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    May 5, 2018

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    Part actor, part historian, Reenactors bring history to life. Meet members of the Massasoit Historical Association and try on clothes and games from the colonial period. Join us  the first...more

    Jane's Walk

    Presented by Doors Open Rhode Island at Roger Williams Park, Providence

    May 4 - May 6, 2018

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    Get to know some of Providence’s hidden treasures during Jane’s Walk, a global festival on the first weekend in May! Inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs, Jane’s Walk encourages people to...more

    Imagination Playground

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    May 5 - May 6, 2018

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    Invent your own ways to play as you stack and build with huge blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes.  Using blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts, construct castles...more

    Maker Monday

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    May 7, 2018

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    Let your ideas run wild in our Monday makerspace filled with interesting materials, authentic tools and a creative challenges.


    Play and Learn: Stackable Structures

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    May 8, 2018

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    Play and Learn is the Museum’s open-ended story-based program especially for 2- to 4-year-olds and their parents, designed to help preschoolers build their skills in a variety of areas and to...more

    HairBrained at PPL: Fashion Historian Victoria Pass: The Mangbetu Coiffure and Haute Couture

    Presented by Providence Public Library at Providence Public Library, Providence

    May 9, 2018

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    Victoria Pass, assistant professor of Art History at Maryland Institute College of Art, traces the way that a photograph of a Mangbetu woman named Nobosodrou, taken by George Specht in 1924,...more

    Electronic Recycling Drop-Off Event

    Presented by Providence Public Library at Providence Public Library, Providence

    May 9, 2018

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    Providence Public Library will hold a free electronic recycling drop-off event in collaboration with Indie Cycle, LLC. Items may be brought to Library’s back lot during drop-off times (corner or...more

    Reconstructors

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    May 8 - May 11, 2018

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    Sculpt, build, arrange and sort a variety of recycled materials. Learn different ways to recycle, reduce and reuse items you use every day.


    Toddler Try-It: Make a Mini Me

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    May 11, 2018

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    Young children, ages 18 months to 3 years, use real tools and explore the creative process as they delve into different hands-on art and science activities each Friday morning.


    GLÁS’ (green): A contemporary view of the Emerald Isle

    Presented by City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism at Gallery at City Hall, Providence

    March 15 - May 12, 2018

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    City of Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism invite you to visit the Gallery at City Hall for its newest installation ‘GLÁS’ (GREEN): A contemporary view...more

    HairBrained at PPL: Mother-child Hair Care & Braiding

    Presented by Providence Public Library at Providence Public Library, Providence

    May 12, 2018

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    Aminah Fonseca and Shahidah Ali of Mixx Hair Bar will present a drop-in mother-child hair care and braiding session in honor of Mother’s Day weekend. Join us to relax, bond with your child, and...more

    Providence Art Club Exhibition: Opening Receptions

    Presented by Providence Art Club at Providence Art Club, Providence

    May 12, 2018

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    Join us on Saturday, May 12 from 5-7pm for the Opening Receptions of two exciting solo exhibitions. All are welcome!

    On view in the Maxwell Mays Gallery: Morris Nathanson:...more

    Pilotworks Spring Market

    Presented by Pilotworks Providence at Rooms & Works, Providence

    May 12, 2018

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    Join us for a fun-filled afternoon sampling food from over a dozen local food makers', as well as a dozen regional artists and makers showing art and handmade goods. We'll have tunes and...more

    Jewelry Making

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    May 12 - May 13, 2018

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    Creativity and design turn patterns of colorful beads into a keepsake. Make your own paper beads from colorful magazines. 


    Code Night With the Mayor

    Presented by City of Providence - Office Of The Mayor at Providence Public Library, Providence

    May 14, 2018

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    Held on the second Monday of the month, Code Night With The Mayor will teach you how to create a website by learning HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Php, MySQL, APIs & more.  Swag, healthy...more

    Maker Monday

    Presented by Providence Children's Museum at Providence Children's Museum, Providence

    May 14, 2018

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    Let your ideas run wild in our Monday makerspace filled with interesting materials, authentic tools and a creative challenges.


    The Last Laugh: Screening and Talkback

    Presented by Moses Brown School at Moses Brown School, Providence

    May 16, 2018

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    Moses Brown School, in partnership with Temple Torat Yisrael of East Greenwich, hosts a community screening of The Last Laugh, a bold documentary that dares to ask: “Are we allowed...more

    AS220's All Access Campaign Launch

    Presented by AS220 at URI Providence Campus Paff Auditorium, Providence

    May 16, 2018

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    In 1993, AS220 converted a severely blighted building on Empire Street in downtown Providence into a permanent mixed-use home for the arts: a visionary step that has ensured artists remain vital...more

    Chamber Music Masterclass with Cellist Merry Peckham

    Presented by Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School at Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School, East Providence

    May 17, 2018

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    The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School will present a chamber music masterclass with critically acclaimed cellist Merry Peckham, an award-winning performer and dedicated coach and...more

    Warwick Food Truck Night - Norwood

    Presented by PVD Food Truck Events at Warwick Public Library - Norwood Branch, Warwick

    May 17, 2018

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    Food Truck Night in Warwick returns to the Norwood neighborhood.

    Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month at rotating locations around Warwick.

    Come...more

    Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function

    Presented by Art League of Rhode Island and Brown University at Brown University - Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence

    March 12 - May 18, 2018

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    Art League Rhode Island (“ALRI”), in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University will sponsor an interpretive exhibition which will feature varied works by artists...more

    Jacob Kirkegaard: Isfald

    Presented by David Winton Bell Gallery at David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence

    March 31 - May 27, 2018

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    Jacob Kirkegaard exhibition


    Camille Seaman: The Last Iceberg

    Presented by David Winton Bell Gallery at David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence

    March 31 - May 27, 2018

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    The Last Iceberg exhibition


    Olaf Otto Becker: Above Zero

    Presented by David Winton Bell Gallery at David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence

    March 31 - May 27, 2018

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    Above Zero exhibition


    Warwick Food Truck Night - Pontiac Park

    Presented by PVD Food Truck Events

    June 7, 2018

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    Food Truck Night in Warwick comes to Pontiac Park.

    Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month at rotating locations around Warwick.

    Come experience an array of...more

    Worldwide Knit in Public Day

    Presented by Slater Mill at Slater Mill, Pawtucket

    June 9, 2018

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    There is no better place to gather in celebration of the fiber arts than at the birthplace of the contemporary textile industry in America, Slater Mill. Over the course of the day, visitors will...more

    PVDFest 2018

    Presented by FirstWorks and FirstWorks at Downtown Providence, Providence

    June 7 - June 10, 2018

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    Party with Providence! For the fourth year, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and founding partner FirstWorks will host PVDFest, Providence’s...more

    Code Night With the Mayor

    Presented by City of Providence - Office Of The Mayor at Providence Public Library, Providence

    June 11, 2018

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    Held on the second Monday of the month, Code Night With The Mayor will teach you how to create a website by learning HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Php, MySQL, APIs & more.  Swag, healthy...more

    Warwick Food Truck Night - Rocky Point

    Presented by PVD Food Truck Events at Rocky Point Park, Warwick

    June 21, 2018

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    Food Truck Night in Warwick returns to Rocky Point.

    Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month at rotating locations around Warwick.

    Come experience an array of...more

    Field of Artisans

    Presented by Field of Artisans at Marina Park, Wakefield

    June 9 - June 30, 2018

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    Field of Artisans is a community in Rhode Island for all types of creativity.  Emerging artists, photographers, designers, builders, and musicians come together in inspiring locations,...more

    Warwick Food Truck Night - Pawtuxet Park

    Presented by PVD Food Truck Events

    July 5, 2018

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    Food Truck Night in Warwick returns to Pawtuxet Village

    Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month at rotating locations around Warwick.

    Come experience an...more

    Code Night With the Mayor

    Presented by City of Providence - Office Of The Mayor at Providence Public Library, Providence

    July 9, 2018

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    Held on the second Monday of the month, Code Night With The Mayor will teach you how to create a website by learning HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Php, MySQL, APIs & more.  Swag, healthy...more

    Warwick Food Truck Night - Rocky Point

    Presented by PVD Food Truck Events at Rocky Point Park, Warwick

    July 19, 2018

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    Food Truck Night in Warwick returns to Rocky Point.

    Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month at rotating locations around Warwick.

    Come experience an array of some of...more

    Cultural Survival Bazaar at Tiverton Four Corners Arts Center

    Presented by Cultural Survival at Four Corners Arts Center, Tiverton

    July 28 - July 29, 2018

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    This free admission, family-friendly festival features art, crafts and other ethically made cultural products created by Indigenous artists from dozens of countries. Enjoy demonstrations by...more

    Warwick Food Truck Night - Norwood

    Presented by PVD Food Truck Events at Warwick Public Library - Norwood Branch, Warwick

    August 2, 2018

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    Food Truck Night in Warwick returns to the Norwood neighborhood.

    Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month at rotating locations around Warwick.

    Come experience an array...more

    Field of Artisans

    Presented by Field of Artisans at South Kingstown Town Beach, Wakefield

    July 7 - August 11, 2018

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    Field of Artisans is a community in Rhode Island for all types of creativity.  Emerging artists, photographers, designers, builders, and musicians come together in inspiring locations,...more

    Code Night With the Mayor

    Presented by City of Providence - Office Of The Mayor at Providence Public Library, Providence

    August 13, 2018

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    Held on the second Monday of the month, Code Night With The Mayor will teach you how to create a website by learning HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Php, MySQL, APIs & more.  Swag, healthy...more

    Field of Artisans

    Presented by Field of Artisans at Marina Park, Wakefield

    August 18 - August 25, 2018

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    Field of Artisans is a community in Rhode Island for all types of creativity.  Emerging artists, photographers, designers, builders, and musicians come together in inspiring locations,...more

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