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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



    Imagination Playground

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

    June 5 - June 26, 2017

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    Kids invent their own ways to play as they stack and build with big blue foam blocks, wheels, spools, tubes to construct castles and forts, create interesting sculptures and...more

    Mud Play

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

    June 27, 2017

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    Dig, scoop, build, and mess around with mud and natural materials and mold marvelous mud pies in celebration of International Mud Day.


    The State of the Art: URI, RIC, CCRI - Faculty Student, Alumni and Retired Faculty Exhibit

    Presented by URI Feinstein Providence Campus at URI Feinstein Providence Campus Gallery, Providence

    June 1 - June 29, 2017

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    The annual mixed media 2d and 3d exhibition highlights the fine arts education at all three state schools, the accomplishments of the students, inspiration of the dedicated faculty and the...more

    WaterFire Providence: Full Lighting

    Presented by WaterFire Providence at Waterplace Park, Providence

    July 8, 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

    Womanimation! 2017

    Presented by MergingArts Productions at AS220 Main Gallery, Providence

    July 8, 2017

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    Womanimation!, the premiere showcase in the United States of international women’s animated short films, returns one-day only  at AS220. Enjoy twelve short films from Europe and Asia,...more

    Heart of a Tree

    Presented by ArtProv gallery at ArtProv gallery, Providence

    May 31 - July 8, 2017

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    ArtProv Gallery's newest exhibit, “Heart of a Tree,” will open on May 31, 2017, and run through July 8, 2017.

    “Heart of a Tree” is group show of paintings, sculptures, fiber art...more

    55th Wickford Art Festival

    Presented by Wickford Art Association at Downtown Wickford, North Kingstown

    July 8 - July 9, 2017

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    The 55th Wickford Art Festival returns to coastal Wickford Village on Saturday, July 8 and Sunday 9, 2017. Produced by the Wickford Art Association (WAA), the Wickford Art Festival is one of the...more

    Life in 1777 Newport: A History Space Event

    Presented by Newport Historical Society

    July 15, 2017

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    The Newport Historical Society is receiving recognition for its innovative approach to public history. In a collaborative initiative called "History Space", the NHS provides the public with new...more

    Group Exhibition and Artist Reception

    Presented by Imago Foundation for the Arts at Imago, Warren

    June 15 - July 16, 2017

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    Painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, collage and mixed media pieces are among the artwork presented by IMAGO artists Douglas Breault, Eileen Siobhan Collins, Rose...more

    WaterFire Providence: Basin Lighting

    Presented by WaterFire Providence at Waterplace Park, Providence

    July 20, 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

    Ultimate Lighthouse Tour with Save The Bay

    Presented by Save the Bay at Save The Bay, Providence

    July 22, 2017

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    These 7-hour narrated lighthouse cruises are for the true lighthouse aficionados. See 19 active and inactive Rhode Island historic lighthouses, while taking in breathtaking views of the Newport...more

    WaterFire Providence: Full Lighting

    Presented by WaterFire Providence at Waterplace Park, Providence

    July 22, 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

    Newport Antiques Show Gala Preview Party

    Presented by Newport Historical Society and Boys and Girls Club of Warwick at St. George's School, Middletown

    July 27, 2017

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    The Newport Antiques Show is a staple of Newport’s summer season and a mecca for collectors with its luxurious atmosphere and sophisticated style. When doors open this July, the Show will...more

    The Newport Antiques Show

    Presented by Newport Historical Society at Saint George's School, Middletown

    July 28 - July 30, 2017

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    The Newport Antiques Show is a staple of Newport’s summer season and a mecca for collectors with its luxurious atmosphere and sophisticated style. When doors open this July, the Show will...more

    Cultural Survival Bazaar: A Festival of Indigenous Arts and Cultures

    Presented by Cultural Survival at Four Corners Arts Center, Tiverton

    July 29 - July 30, 2017

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    This free admission, family-friendly festival features art, crafts and other ethically made cultural products created by Native artists from around the world. Enjoy demonstrations by artists,...more

    ACGOW July Show

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

    June 28 - July 30, 2017

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    July's Show at the Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly (ACGOW) will celebrate the many dimensions of time, memory and sensation with it's show "Stolen Moments"-Past, Present, Future. ...more

    Anything Goes

    Presented by Rhode Island Watercolor Society at Slater Memorial Park: J C Potter Casino Building, Pawtucket

    July 8 - August 4, 2017

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    RIWS is proud to support watercolor and other traditional media materials and methods. This show encourages all artists to break the norm and submit any 2D media for this juried show.


    WaterFire Providence: Full Lighting

    Presented by WaterFire Providence at Waterplace Park, Providence

    August 5, 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

    Field of Artisans X SK Concert Series

    Presented by Field of Artisans at The Village Green, Wakefield

    July 9 - August 6, 2017

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    Field of Artisans will be setup selling art alongside the outdoor concerts in the park.


    Film Forum

    Presented by Rhode Island International Film Festival at Providence Biltmore Hotel, Providence

    August 10, 2017

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    Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) will offer members of the local filmmaking community and visiting filmmakers an opportunity to meet and ask questions of some true stars...more

    Field of Artisans

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

    July 1 - August 12, 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

    Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

    Presented by Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival at Downtown Providence, Providence

    August 8 - August 13, 2017

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    Now in its 21st year, New England's largest and most prestigious festival — Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival™ (RIIFF) — will take place August 8-13, 2017. Ranked as one of...more

    Dominican Festival & Parade of RI

    Presented by at Roger Williams Park Temple To Music, Providence

    August 13, 2017

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    The Festival begins with a parade along Broad Street, leading to the main festivities at the Temple to Music in the Park. Enjoy traditional music, dance, food and vendors.


    A Culture of Corruption:The Apothecary's Tale

    Presented by Newport Historical Society at Newport Historical Society Resource Center, Newport

    August 17, 2017

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    Newport was one of the earliest American seaports to engage in the transatlantic drug trade during the first third of the eighteenth century. The Newport Historical...more

    KidoInfo Storytime + Art In The Park

    Presented by Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy at Greater Kennedy Plaza, Providence

    July 13 - August 17, 2017

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    Each summer at the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy we team up with our partner KidoInfo to bring Storytime + Art in the Park to Burnside Park. Through this program, we invite...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

    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

    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

    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

    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.


    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

    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.


    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

    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

    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.


    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

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