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    ART + MUSEUMS

    SeenUnseen: Providence Outdoor Installation

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

    June 1, 2015 - July 31, 2017

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    In Seen/Unseen, photographer Mary Beth Meehan has transformed downtown Providence with eight billboard-scale portraits of city residents. Up to forty feet in height, the photographs draw on the power of portraiture to inspire connection and mirror the city back to itself. The work has prompted conversations city-wide about urban identities, socioeconomic invisibility, the modern role of physical media, and ...more



    “Crafting the Past,” Therapist-Led Art Program

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

    April 29, 2017

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    "Crafting the Past" provides families free access to therapist-led art and music activities designed to help children and teens with sensory sensitivities engage creatively with the MoWC’s...more

    Coming to Rhode Island Exhibit

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

    November 22, 2016 - April 30, 2017

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    Discover Coming to Rhode Island, a playfully reimagined exhibit at Providence Children’s Museum that invites visitors of all ages to embark on an interactive time-traveling adventure to learn...more

    Through Our Eyes: Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment Exhibition

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

    March 18 - April 30, 2017

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    The Museum of Work & Culture will host Through Our Eyes, an exhibit by the Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research & Treatment (RI-CART).

    All of the work on display was created...more

    Exploring Pointilism: Painting with Dots with Ari Zimmet

    Presented by Providence Public Library at Providence Public Library, Providence

    April 30, 2017

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    CALLING ALL ARTISTS...Pointilism is a style of painting famous for creating beautiful dream-like images using only dots! Join Ari Zimmet as we learn more about Pointilism and make our own...more

    Fur, Feathers, Fins

    Presented by Wickford Art Association at Wickford Art Association, North Kingstown

    April 7 - April 30, 2017

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    The Wickford Art Association (WAA) is presenting “Fur, Feathers, Fins”, an exhibit to celebrate all creatures both real and imagined.

    The juror is Kendra Bidwell Ferreira, a founding...more

    Cherry Blossom Lantern

    Presented by Muse Paintbar at MUSE, Warrren

    April 30, 2017

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    8 Bells Lecture Series: Counterinsurgency and Future War

    Presented by Naval War College Museum at Seamen's Church Institute, Newport

    May 4, 2017

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    When Conrad Crane retired from active duty to become a research professor, he never expected to become a modern Cassandra, fated to tell truth to power without being heeded. After the world...more

    Artist Salon: Author Anita Shreve

    Presented by Providence Athenaeum at Providence Athenaeum, Providence

    May 5, 2017

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    Internationally acclaimed author of 17 novels including The Weight of Water and The Pilot’s Wife, Anita Shreve joins us to discuss her newest book The Stars are Fire. The...more

    Live Bait: Heartbreak Hotel

    Presented by AS220 at AS220 Black Box, Providence

    May 5, 2017

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    Live Bait, RI's original, award-winning adult story telling show, hosts a special performance in collaboration with The Museum of Heartbreak. We are collecting stories of ended relationships of...more

    Derby Reception: The Horse Show Derby Day

    Presented by ArtProv gallery at ArtProv gallery, Providence

    May 6, 2017

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    “The Horse Show” is group show of works depicting the strength and beauty of horses. It will open on April 5, 2017, and run through May 20, 2017. The main artists exhibiting in "The Horse...more

    Living History: Raid on Spell Hall

    Presented by General Nathanael Greene Homestead Association at General Nathanael Greene Homestead, Coventry

    May 6 - May 7, 2017

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    Revolutionary War and Colonail reenactors, living historians, artisans and craftsment recreate an an aithenric military encampment and battle on the grounds of Spell Hall, the historic 1770 Gen....more

    IMAGO Exhibition: Anne Marie Rossi and Michael Rich

    Presented by Imago Foundation for the Arts at Imago, Warren

    April 6 - May 7, 2017

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    Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) newest exhibition will feature artwork by IFA artist Anne Marie Rossi and guest artist Michael Rich.

    Called “Finding Connection,” Rossi’s body of...more

    A Moveable Feast: Cinco de Mayo Festivities at Casa Vallarta

    Presented by Museum of Work & Culture at Casa Vallarta, Cumberland

    May 7, 2017

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    Join the Museum of Work & Culture for a celebration of Cinco de Mayo with an afternoon of Mexican food and history at Casa Vallarta.

    Festivities will include a presentation on the...more

    Art of Pace: Reflections of Grace

    Presented by City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and PACE Organization of Rhode Island at Gallery at City Hall, Providence

    April 5 - May 9, 2017

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    Art has long been renowned as a beautiful form of therapy. PACE, which offers full-service health care and coverage serving adults 55 and older with have chronic health needs and want to live at...more

    Artist Salon: A Complex, Multivalent, Polyphonic Place of Being

    Presented by Providence Athenaeum at Providence Athenaeum, Providence

    May 12, 2017

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    Poet and fiction writer Colin Channer will read and discuss poems arising from encounters with books, maps, and documents about food in the Athenæum’s archives. The exploration continues the...more

    Unseen: Photography Beyond the Visible

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

    April 20 - May 13, 2017

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    Providence Center for Photographic Arts presents Unseen: Photography Beyond the Visible a jurored exhibit of works by the artists who have found creative expression within non-visible...more

    Celebrate Mom!

    Presented by Blooming Artisan at Candita Clayton Gallery, Pawtucket

    May 13, 2017

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    Are you looking for a fun and unique way to celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day? Bring her to Candita Clayton’s Gallery for a “DIT” (Do-It-Together) flower arranging party. Jennifer Guerin,...more

    The Great Athenæum Pub Quiz!

    Presented by Providence Athenaeum at Providence Athenaeum, Providence

    May 18, 2017

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    The sell-out event returns! Our popular pub quiz returns for the final time this season! Teams of up to six compete for trivia bragging rights over pizza and beer.


    Gallery Night Reception: The Horse Show

    Presented by ArtProv gallery at ArtProv gallery, Providence

    May 18, 2017

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    ArtProv Gallery will hold a reception during Gallery Night Providence on May 18 from 5-9 p.m. for its latest exhibit, “The Horse Show.” "The Horse Show" is a group show of works depicting...more

    The Art of Writing the Memoir

    Presented by Providence Athenaeum at Providence Athenaeum, Providence

    May 20, 2017

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    Goat Hill presents bestselling, award-winning writers Andre Dubus III (Townie, The House of Sand and Fog) and Dani Shapiro (Still Writing, Hourglass) in discussion with Ann Hood...more

    The Horse Show

    Presented by ArtProv gallery at ArtProv gallery, Providence

    April 5 - May 20, 2017

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    ArtProv Gallery's newest exhibit, “The Horse Show,” is group show of works depicting the strength and beauty of horses. The main artists exhibiting in "The Horse Show" are Alecia Barry...more

    Drone Aerial Photography

    Presented by RISD Continuing Education at Tillinghast Farm, Barrington

    May 21, 2017

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    Flying, remote-controlled cameras are all around us (for better or for worse). If you want to strive for the better, this class can help you understand this complicated new mode of imaging. The...more

    Open Juried International Exhibition: Boats, Surf and Beaches

    Presented by Art League of Rhode Island at The Gallery @ The Vets, Providence

    April 7 - May 27, 2017

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    Boats, surf, and beaches—whether combined or separate, active or passive, foreground or background—are intrinsic ingredients of coastal recreation for many who live in, or visit, Southern New...more

    Sunflower Masons

    Presented by Muse Paintbar at MUSE, Warrren

    May 31, 2017

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    Paint, drink, and enjoy tasty tapas at Muse Paintbar, the premier art and wine experience. Find Your Muse!


    This Is No Drill: The United States Enters World War II

    Presented by Naval War College Museum at Naval War College Museum, Newport

    December 13, 2016 - June 1, 2017

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    This is No Drill features artifacts related to the events at Pearl Harbor including a metal fragment of USS Arizona, and a diorama by Robert D. Bracci entitled, “Last Liberty,” which depicts a...more

    Community Teach-back and Reception for the 2017 Sr. Ann Keefe Award for Creativity and Social Justice

    Presented by Providence CityArts for Youth at Providence CityArts For Youth, Providence

    June 1, 2017

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    Young artists, ages 8-14, teach adults what they’re learning at CityArts. This special event also will celebrate the lifeand work of Sr. Ann Keefe, founder of CityArts. An exhibition will...more

    A Grande Fete by the River

    Presented by Slater Mill at Slater Mill, Pawtucket

    June 3, 2017

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    An evening to benefit the Slater Mill Student Admissions Fund and featuring Festive Mill-lumination, Local-International Tapas, a Silent auction & wine grab bags plus Live Jazz by the...more

    PVDFest

    Presented by City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and FirstWorks at Downtown Providence, Providence

    June 1 - June 4, 2017

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    Marking its third year, Providence’s signature cultural celebration showcases the diversity and vibrancy of the Creative Capital through art installations, live music and dance, food, and much,...more

    Spring II Classes Offerings @ Artists' Exchange

    Presented by Artists' Exchange at Artists' Exchange, Cranston

    April 24 - June 10, 2017

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    Mondays  April 24 – June 12 (No Class Memorial Day May 22nd)
    Theater Fun for Storytellers & Dreamers

    • Wheel Throwing
    • Introductory Drawing for the...more

    Overspray Studios Presents: Street Structures Artshow

    Presented by OverSpray Studios

    June 10, 2017

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    Our resident artists, Mark Maher & James Rachels, invite you to a visual exploration of style.  The everlasting journey our veteran artists take you on displays tranquil harmony between a...more

    Field of Artisans

    Presented by Field of Artisans at Marina Park, Wakefield

    June 10 - June 24, 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

    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

    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.


    Field of Artisans

    Presented by Field of Artisans at Marble House, Newport

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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