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Private Visions, Public Ideals – The Legacy of Howard Ben Tré

Presented by WaterFire Providence at WaterFire Arts Center, Providence RI

Jan 27 2021
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Mar 07 2021
Private Visions, Public Ideals – The Legacy of Howard Ben Tré

An exhibition in honor of the life and legacy of Howard Ben Tré at the WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC). “Private Visions, Public Ideals – The Legacy of Howard Ben Tré” show will run from January 23, 2021 – March 7, 2021.

WaterFire Providence is pleased to present an exhibition in honor of the life and legacy of Howard Ben Tré at the WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC). “Private Visions, Public Ideals – The Legacy of Howard Ben Tré” show will run from January 23, 2021 – March 7, 2021. In addition to the regular WFAC hours, the exhibition will include a series of receptions and talks.

“Ben Tré spoke of his interest in turning “experience into expression”. His ambition was to give the general public a

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ADMISSION INFO

FREE

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Mar 3, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Mar 3, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Wed)
  • Mar 4, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Mar 4, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Thu)
  • Mar 5, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Mar 5, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Fri)
  • Mar 6, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Mar 6, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Sat)
  • Mar 7, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Mar 7, 2021 at 01:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

VIDEOS

  • Howard Ben Tré is internationally recognized for his unique sculptures and large-scale works of art for public and private spaces. Ben Tré is a pioneer in the use of cast glass as a sculptural medium and his work is included in more than 101 museum and public collections worldwide, among them the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum of Fine Art, Houston; the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Nice.

LOCATION

WaterFire Arts Center

475 Valley Street, Providence, RI 02908

PARKING INFO

Onsite parking available in the front lot. More parking is available in the adjacent ALCO lots on evenings and weekends.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

The facility is fully ADA compliant. There are two handicap parking spaces available. Wheelchairs (2) are available on request. The second floor is accessible via elevator.

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