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    ART + MUSEUMS

    Gallery Night Providence

    Presented by Gallery Night Providence at Downtown Providence, Providence

    March 16 - November 16, 2017

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    Starting with nine determined galleries in 1996, Gallery Night Providence has grown into a regional visual arts extravaganza. Art buses travel the neighborhoods of Providence letting people on and off at galleries, museums and historic sites. Over 10,000 people each year enjoy exhibitions, demonstrations, lectures, live music and performances. The organization works to introduce and develop relationships ...more



    Five Fruits

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

    August 15 - August 25, 2017

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    Hungry for some Vietnamese Celebrations? Explore food and its importance to the celebration of Tet through art and culinary play.

    Underwritten by the Levy Foundation.


    Fall Exhibition Opening Reception

    Presented by Newport Contemporary Fine Arts at Newport Contemporary Fine Arts, Newport

    August 25, 2017

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    Newport Contemporary Fine Arts will host their Fall Exhibition Gallery Opening featuring Rhode Island School of Design Alumni, SoWa Boston Artists, and a mixture of painting, metal work and...more

    Field of Artisans

    Presented by Field of Artisans at Marina Park, Wakefield

    August 19 - August 26, 2017

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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

    Weekend Walking Tours of Historic Woonsocket

    Presented by Museum of Work & Culture at Museum of Work and Culture, Woonsocket

    June 3 - August 26, 2017

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    Beginning Saturday, June 3, the Museum of Work & Culture will be offering walking tours of historic Woonsocket each Saturday at 1pm. Guides will lead groups along the banks of the Blackstone...more

    SAM’s Mill Fest at Slater Mill

    Presented by Slater Mill at Slater Mill, Pawtucket

    August 27, 2017

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    SAM’s Mill Fest is a fun, free and open-to-all event, celebrating the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of manufacture, the arts, and creative enterprise of all kinds at the place where...more

    Imagination Playground

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

    August 26 - August 27, 2017

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    Kids stack and build with big blue foam blocks, wheels, spools, tubes, and a variety of loose parts to construct castles and forts, invent interesting sculptures, and more!

    Underwritten by...more

    August Show at Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly (ACGOW),

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

    August 2 - August 27, 2017

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    A magical undersea world brought to life in ceramics. The majesty of the Grand Canyon captured in vibrant oils.  A perfect day on the water. “Abbondanza,” August’s show at the...more

    Get Out!

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

    August 1 - August 29, 2017

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    Get out and play in the Museum's Children's Garden each Tuesday afternoon in August!


    Wheels at Work

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

    August 2 - August 29, 2017

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    Explore vehicles you see out in your community up close, and talk with the people that operate them.


    The Intersection of Art, Science and Medicine

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

    June 19 - August 30, 2017

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    Art League Rhode Island (“ALRI”), in collaboration with the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University will open the 2nd Annual CSF (“CSF”) Symposium, jointly sponsored by the...more

    newportFILM Outdoors; House of Z + Annual Picnic Contest

    Presented by newportFILM at OceanCliff, Newport

    August 31, 2017

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    Join us for a film that peeks past the glamour of the runway and the red carpet to show audiences a true portrait of Zac Posen as both an artist and businessman. Pre-film live music kick...more

    20th Annual Rhythm and Roots Festival

    Presented by Rhythm and Roots at Ninigret Park, Charlestown

    September 1 - September 3, 2017

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    The Rhythm & Roots Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary with an expanded schedule of American roots music that features headliners The Mavericks, Rosanne Cash, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and...more

    Comic Dust // New Works by Alicia Renadette

    Presented by Occam Projects at Occam Projects, Providence

    August 19 - September 3, 2017

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    Occam Projects is pleased to present Comic Dust, a solo exhibition featuring new works by Alicia Renadette. Laced with household objects and celebratory memorabilia Renadette’s...more

    Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tet Festival

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

    June 12 - September 4, 2017

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    This summer, Providence Children's Museum hosts Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tet Festival, a traveling exhibit that explores the sights, sounds, and culture of Vietnam. The immersive...more

    Hoop-la!

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

    September 2 - September 4, 2017

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    Get out and play!  Kids invent their own fun and games with hoops of all sizes and colors in the Museum’s Children's Garden.

    Underwritten by National Grid.


    Fall Members' Show 2017

    Presented by Providence Art Club at Providence Art Club, Providence

    September 9, 2017

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    Please join the historic Providence Art Club Galleries for our "Fall Members' Show 2017." All 200+ of our exhibiting artist members are encouraged to submit one piece for this show that will be...more

    Grandparents Collages

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

    September 10, 2017

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    Admission to Providence Children’s Museum is free all day for grandmoms and granddads.  Bring the family to play, explore and discover together!  Children craft cards and collages in...more

    Donald Smith

    Presented by Chazan Gallery at Chazan Gallery, Providence

    August 31 - September 14, 2017

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    The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler is pleased to present a solo exhibition featuring the work of Donald...more

    Leaving Our Mark: An exhibition featuring the photography of Russell Hart

    Presented by Providence Center for Photographic Arts at Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence

    August 17 - September 15, 2017

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    In Leaving Our Mark: An American Landscape, the Providence Center for Photographic Arts brings together two series of images by photographer Russell Hart, Water Rights and Brink of Light. Created...more

    Fine Arts & Crafts Fair

    Presented by Because Arts Always Matters

    September 16, 2017

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    Fine Arts & Crafts Fair featuring ood vendors, live entertainment, live music, live demonstartions, many fine artstists.


    Collage Creators

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

    September 16 - September 17, 2017

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    Children create funky works of art from an array of colorful fabrics and papers in Discovery Studio, the Museum’s hands-on art and science exploration space, and make object collages from...more

    LegoPalooza

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

    September 21, 2017

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    Expand your Lego building skills through creative prompts and imaginative free building.


    Doors Open RI Festival

    Presented by Doors Open Rhode Island at Providence City Hall, Providence

    September 23, 2017

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    Are there places in Providence you've always been curious to explore but never had the opportunity? During our Doors Open RI Festival you'll have behind-the-scenes access to 20+ great places and...more

    WaterFire Providence: Full Lighting

    Presented by WaterFire Providence at Waterplace Park, Providence

    September 23, 2017

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    WaterFire Providence, the award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans installed on three rivers in downtown Providence, has been praised by Rhode Island residents and visitors alike as a powerful...more

    Imagination Playground

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

    September 23 - September 24, 2017

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    Kids stack and build with big blue foam blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts to construct castles and forts, invent interesting sculptures and more!

    Underwritten by...more

    Lenny Rumpler, Howard Windham and Ilse Buchert Nesbitt Exhibition

    Presented by Imago Foundation for the Arts at Imago, Warren

    August 24 - September 24, 2017

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    Three artists –Lenny Rumpler, Howard Windham and Ilse Buchert Nesbitt –will display their artwork at Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) in a group exhibit.

    IMAGO artist Lenny Rumpler...more

    Thursday Night Market

    Presented by Elite A.C.E. Group and Extra Mile Inc. at Smithfield A & W, Greenville

    April 27 - September 28, 2017

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    Come out Thursday Nights shop with local crafters & vendors.


    Block Builders

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

    September 19 - September 29, 2017

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    Kids build with interesting blocks of all shapes and sizes in Discovery Studio, the Museum’s open-ended art and science exploration space.  Stack blocks to construct tall towers, experiment...more

    TEDxProvidence

    Presented by The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium at The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence

    September 30, 2017

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    TEDxProvidence is now in its 6th year. From its inception TEDxProvidence has been a platform for community conversation, connection, creative storytelling, and the performing arts. Since 2012, our...more

    WaterFire Providence: Flames of Hope a Celebration of Life Full Lighting

    Presented by WaterFire Providence at Waterplace Park, Providence

    September 30, 2017

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    WaterFire Providence, the award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans installed on three rivers in downtown Providence, has been praised by Rhode Island residents and visitors alike as a powerful...more

    Engineer It: Shadow Science

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

    September 30, 2017

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    Explore the science of shadows! Test objects for opacity, play with scale, and use your body to interrupt light beams.

    Underwritten by Amgen.


    Wednesday Walk-Around

    Presented by Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum, Bristol

    April 5 - October 12, 2017

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    Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle/McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion...more

    Explore The Art of Dining

    Presented by Lippitt House Museum at Lippitt House Museum, Providence

    May 20 - October 21, 2017

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    Explore dining in the Victorian era in a special exhibit highlighting social customs and etiquette. Glimpse life behind the scenes and the work required to bring elaborate meals to the table. See...more

    The Art of Dining Exhibit

    Presented by Lippitt House Museum at Lippitt House Museum, Providence

    May 5 - October 27, 2017

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    Explore dining in the Victorian era in a special exhibit highlighting social customs and etiquette. Glimpse life behind the scenes and the work required to bring elaborate meals to...more

    “Lynch Revisited” Opening Reception and Exhibition

    Presented by Gallery 4 at Gallery 4, Tiverton

    August 12 - October 29, 2017

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    “LYNCH REVISITED”  offers a snapshot featuring 18 consummate artists representing the gallery’s earliest to its final years who contributed to the success and acclaim of the most...more

    WterFire Providence: WaterFire Salute To Veterans Full Lighting

    Presented by WaterFire Providence at Waterplace Park, Providence

    November 4, 2017

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    WaterFire Providence, the award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans installed on three rivers in downtown Providence, has been praised by Rhode Island residents and visitors alike as a powerful...more

    Rhode Island Comic Con

    Presented by Altered Reality Entertainment at Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence

    November 10 - November 12, 2017

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    The Biggest Show in the Smallest State. Join the largest pop culture event in its sixth year.


    National Show 2017

    Presented by Rhode Island Watercolor Society at Slater Memorial Park, Pawtucket

    October 14 - November 17, 2017

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    The 2017 National Show features artists residing in the United States working in watermedia with juror Stan Miller.

     


    newportFILM Outdoors: Coyote

    Presented by newportFILM

    July 13, 2017 - July 13, 2018

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    Join us for the inspiring true story of legendary American sailor and Jamestown native, Mike Plant. Pre-film live music from Randy Robbinsi kick things off at 7:20pm before the...more

    Three Wheel Studio

    Presented by Three Wheel Studio at Three Wheel Studio, Providence

    Ongoing

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    Owner Dwo Wen Chen, a RISD grad, is a practicing studio potter creating limited editions of functional stoneware, porcelain, earthenware and terra-cotta.

    The gallery carries about 60...more

    Creation

    Presented by The Spot on Thayer St. at The Spot Underground, Providence

    Ongoing

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    Motif Magazine Award-Winning networking night for musicians, music lovers and artists of all sorts!


    Museum Of Work and Culture

    Presented by Rhode Island Historical Society at Museum of Work and Culture, Woonsocket

    Ongoing

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    The Museum of Work and Culture is a true community museum, managed by the Rhode Island Historical Society, supported by volunteers, the city of Woonsocket, and the John H. Chafee Blackstone River...more

    Tour The Steel Yard

    Presented by The Steel Yard at The Steel Yard, Providence

    Ongoing

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    COME VISIT THE YARD...

    Free public tours meet every Wednesday at noon in our office at 27 Sims Ave. We are located on the first floor of the brick building halfway down the street on the...more

    Gallery Belleau Showcase

    Presented by Gallery Belleau at Gallery Belleau, Providence

    Ongoing

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    Gallery Belleau is a showcase for over 50 local and nationally known American artists and craftsmen. Visitors will find creations in glass, clay, wood, metal, jewelry, paint and more.


    The Peaceable Kingdom Showcase

    Presented by The Peaceable Kingdom at The Peaceable Kingdom , Providence

    Ongoing

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    The Peaceable Kingdom is a place where stories come alive—where art created within cultural traditions transports the viewer to exotic lands. Talk with a Peruvian curandero (folk healer) by...more

    Contemporary Realism

    Presented by Royal Gallery at Royal Gallery, Providence

    Ongoing

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    Every artwork has something to tell: whether it is a story about fantastic animals living inside a bouquet, a pink boat floating peacefully, sculptures that move like silent clocks, or copper...more

    Culinary Arts Museum - On View

    Presented by Culinary Arts Museum At Johnson & Wales University at Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson and Wales, Providence

    Ongoing

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    Permanent and temporary exhibitions fill 25,000 square feet of gallery space. Casual viewers will spend at least an hour, but real foodies will need a day to digest what's on display. You can...more

    Providence Public Library Special Collections Tour

    Presented by Providence Public Library at Providence Public Library, Providence

    Ongoing

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    Looking for a fun opportunity to learn a bit about some of the Library's unique treasures? Join our Special Collections Librarian Jordan Goffin for an introductory tour of PPL's Special...more

    Copacetic Rudely Elegant Jewelry Inc.: Ongoing

    Presented by at Copacetic Rudely Elegant Jewelry, Providence

    Ongoing

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    Carrying locally and nationally made jewelery and clocks from over 120 artists.


    Picture This: Ongoing Exhibition

    Presented by

    Ongoing

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    Featuring photography by Richard Benjamin and cityscapes by Rhode Island artists concentrating on images of Downtown Providence.


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