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    ART + MUSEUMS

    Square Knots and Tightropes: Collaborations and Multi-Genre Work by Keri Lyn King and Michael Gabrielle

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

    May 17 - August 13, 2018

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    Michael Gabrielle's macrame tapestries are optical illusions. Three-dimensional sculptures, they often feel like they exist in two-dimensions when they lay flat or mark a threshold. King's illustrations on paper, each lovingly extracted from an esoteric primary source, similarly conflate perceptions of depth; they are flattened by digital tools, but are enlivened when brought into conversation with an ...more



    MetLife Family Friday-Free at Five!

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

    June 29, 2018

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    The Museum is open free from 5:00 - 8:00 PM for “MetLife Family Friday – Free at Five!,”sponsored by MetLife Foundation. Stay out late and splash, play, explore and...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

    Magnet Play

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

    June 25 - June 30, 2018

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    Explore the playful power of magnets. Experiment, sculpt and design with magnets of all shapes and sizes. 


    Children's Theater

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

    July 2, 2018

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    Join us for a 15 minute performances of, “That’s My Ball” and "Lost & Found". Fun and compelling, these interactive skits are designed to provide kids and parents with empathy...more

    4th of July Rhode Island Red Chick Hatch

    Presented by South County Museum at South County Museum, Narragansett

    July 4, 2018

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    Get up close and personal with about 200 newly hatched chicks and learn about raising your own. The living history farm’s two Rhode Island Red heritage flocks are replenished each year through...more

    Free Artists' Talk featuring Carol Strause FitzSimonds and Elena Obelenus

    Presented by Providence Art Club at Providence Art Club, Providence

    July 5, 2018

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    Join printmaker and hand made book artist Carol Strause FitzSimonds and her co-exhibitor ceramicist and printmaker Elena Obelenus as they take part in a conversation about their recent work on...more

    Toddler Try-It

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

    July 6, 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.


    MetLife Family Friday--Free at Five!

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

    July 6, 2018

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    The Museum is open free from 5:00 - 8:00 PM for “MetLife Family Friday – Free at Five!,” sponsored by MetLife Foundation. Stay out late and splash, play, explore and...more

    43rd Capeverdean Independance Festival

    Presented by RI Cape Verdean Heritage at India Point Park, Providence

    July 8, 2018

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    Since 1976, the Rhode Island Cape Verdean Independence Day Festival is the oldest celebration of the Cape Verdean community in the United States. It preserves the Cape Verdean culture and...more

    Magnet Play

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

    July 1 - July 8, 2018

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    Explore the playful power of magnets. Experiment, sculpt and design with magnets of all shapes and sizes.


    Party Like It’s 1968 Garden Party

    Presented by Newport Restoration Foundation at Rough Point, Newport

    July 11, 2018

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    Back by popular demand! Come celebrate this big year for NRF in 1960s style. Join us as we get groovy with vintage cocktails, ocean breezes, genteel lawn games, and live music.


    Music at Sunset

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

    July 11, 2018

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    Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A...more

    Wheels at Work

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

    July 11, 2018

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    Wheels at Work brings trucks, buses, ambulances and more to the Museum on Wednesdays for children and families to explore. This special Wednesday will explore a clean energy car that runs on...more

    In the Prototyping Gallery: Mirrors & Colors

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

    July 10 - July 12, 2018

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    This week visitors will create mosaic designs with mirrored shapes and explore making room sized reflections.  We will also be investigating other activities involving light, color and...more

    Mornings in the Vegetable Garden

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

    July 13, 2018

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    Join vegetable garden manager Connie Ganley for an informal tour of Blithewold’s vegetable garden. These monthly meet-ups are designed to encourage and offer guidance to the home gardener or...more

    Wisdom Institute Camp

    Presented by Wisdom Institute, Inc.

    July 9 - July 13, 2018

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    For an enriching experience, here are five activities which are sure to teach your child life skills. Your child will have one week to participate in five activites created to challenge them. They...more

    MetLife Family Friday--Free at Five!

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

    July 13, 2018

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    The Museum is open free from 5:00 - 8:00 PM for “MetLife Family Friday – Free at Five!,” sponsored by MetLife Foundation. Stay out late and splash, play, explore and discover!

    From...more

    Women Who Draw Exhibition

    Presented by RISD Illustration at RISD ISB Gallery, Providence

    June 13 - July 14, 2018

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    The ISB Gallery proudly presents an exhibit of artwork by artist- members of the community and online database Women Who Draw.  Founded in 2016, Women Who Draw showcases the work of...more

    Imagination Playground

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

    July 14 - July 15, 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

    Measuring Up

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

    July 10 - July 15, 2018

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    Use problem solving with unusual units of measurement to create personal portraits and help prototype activities for future creative programs. Collaborate and participate in the development of new...more

    Members' Sunset Picnic

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

    July 15, 2018

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    Blithewold wishes to thank you, our Members, for your continuing support by playing host for you at our 7th Annual Members’ Picnic. Join us for an evening filled with live music, lots of fun...more

    Free Printmaking Demonstration with Carol Strause FitzSimonds and Elena Obelenus

    Presented by Providence Art Club at Providence Art Club, Providence

    July 16, 2018

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    Join printmakers Carol Strause FitzSimonds and Elena Obelenus for a free demonstration of two unique processes: suminagashi and pochoir. The artists will demonstrate both processes in depth and...more

    Closet Tour: Doris Duke’s 1960s Wardrobe

    Presented by Newport Restoration Foundation at Rough Point, Newport

    July 17, 2018

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    Get a rare glimpse inside Doris Duke’s closet and the Rough Point costume collection. This curator-led experience will focus on Doris’s sartorial choices during the 1960s, including go-go...more

    Music at Sunset

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

    July 18, 2018

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    Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A...more

    Music at Sunset

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

    July 18, 2018

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    Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A...more

    In the Prototyping Gallery: Fort Building

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

    July 17 - July 19, 2018

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    This week visitors will be in charge, making forts and building other structures with a range of materials both expected and unusual. Collaborate and participate in the development of new...more

    Woodland Fest

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

    July 20, 2018

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    Peace, love and a rocking kids’ concert at the “happy woodland!” Kick off the summer with music, bubbles, pizza, kids’ crafts, face-painting, fun photo ops and a scavenger hunt on the...more

    Head Space

    Presented by ArtProv gallery at ArtProv gallery, Providence

    June 6 - July 21, 2018

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    ArtProv Gallery will open “Head Space,” a new group show that dives deep into the human psyche.

    Eight artists utilizing a variety of mediums to portray the human condition will be...more

    Betty Harrington to present BLACKGREYWHITE: A Group Exhibition

    Presented by Imago Foundation for the Arts at Imago, Warren

    June 14 - July 22, 2018

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    Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by IFA artist Betty Harrington and guest artists Deb Ehrens and Jesse Thompson as part of a group exhibit.

    Harrington will present...more

    Task Party

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

    July 17 - July 22, 2018

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    Visitors take a task, carry it out and then leave a task behind for the next family. This is a community project that promises surprise and fun! Collaborate and participate in the development of...more

    Music at Sunset: Magnolia Cajun Band

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

    July 25, 2018

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    Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A...more

    Wheels at Work

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

    July 18 - July 25, 2018

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    Wheels at Work brings trucks, buses, ambulances and more to the Museum on Wednesdays for children and families to explore.


    In the Prototyping Gallery: Tape Room & Makerspace

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

    July 24 - July 26, 2018

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    This week visitors will have four white walls and lots and lots of colored tape and colored sticky dots...come see what you can create using just lines and dots. And in the making space, connected...more

    Toddler Try-It

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

    July 13 - July 27, 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.


    MetLife Family Friday--Free at Five!

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

    July 20 - July 27, 2018

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    The Museum is open free from 5:00 - 8:00 PM for “MetLife Family Friday – Free at Five!,” sponsored by MetLife Foundation. Stay out late and splash, play, explore and...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

    Children's Theater

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

    July 9 - July 30, 2018

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    Join us for a 15 minute performances of, “That’s My Ball” and "Lost & Found". Fun and compelling, these interactive skits are designed to provide kids and parents with empathy...more

    From Puccini to Berstein

    Presented by Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum and Encore Executive Coaching at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum, Bristol

    July 31, 2018

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    Celebrate the centenary of Leonard Bernstein, composer, conductor, educator, musician, cultural ambassador, and humanitarian. Join us for an evening under Blithewold’s elegant wedding tent as...more

    Music at Sunset: The Pete Kilpatrick Band

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

    August 1, 2018

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    Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A...more

    In the Prototyping Gallery: Cardboard City & Puppet Making

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

    July 31 - August 2, 2018

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    With boxes and sheets of cardboard, along with tape and other fasteners and some carefully supervised hand tools, visitors will get to build whatever suits their interests. Come see what...more

    Little Compton Antiques Festival & Auto Show

    Presented by Preserve Rhode Island

    August 4, 2018

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    Enjoy two shows in one! Come spend the day on the scenic grounds of the Little Compton Historical Society. Stroll among more than 25 antiques dealers from around New England displaying unique,...more

    Music at Sunset: Little Compton Band

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

    August 8, 2018

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    Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A...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

    Music at Sunset: Gumption & Glory

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

    August 15, 2018

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    Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A...more

    Summer Story Time

    Presented by Lippitt House Museum at Lippitt House Museum, Providence

    June 21 - August 16, 2018

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    Explore the 19th century through a children's story and related hands-on craft activity on the third Thursday of each month:

    • On June 21, read “Fiona’s Lace” and explore...more

    Mornings in the Vegetable Garden

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

    August 17, 2018

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    Join vegetable garden manager Connie Ganley for an informal tour of Blithewold’s vegetable garden. These monthly meet-ups are designed to encourage and offer guidance to the home gardener or...more

    Third Saturdays at the Museum

    Presented by Lippitt House Museum at Lippitt House Museum, Providence

    July 21 - August 18, 2018

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    Third Saturdays are a great time for visitors of all ages to step into Providence's Golden Age! Choose from an interactive guided tour or explore at your own pace on a self-guided tour. Docents...more

    Music at Sunset: Providence Big Band

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

    August 22, 2018

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    Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A...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

    Color & Light: Early 20th Century Hand-Painted Photographs of Hearthside

    Presented by Hearthside House Museum at Hearthside House Museum, Lincoln

    June 24 - August 26, 2018

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    "Color & Light" features more than 40 photographs of Hearthside taken between 1907-1912, along with numerous antique artifacts from the photographer's studio, and set in the historic house...more

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