Founded in 1880 to stimulate the appreciation of art in the community, the Club has long been a place for artists and art patrons to congregate, create, display and circulate works of art. Located along Thomas Street, in the shadow of the First Baptist Church, the Providence Art Club is a picturesque procession of historic houses, home to studios, galleries and the clubhouse. Through its public programs, its art instruction classes for members and its active exhibition schedule, the Providence
11 Thomas Street, Providence, RI 02903
The Providence Art Club is conveniently located in the heart of College Hill, just a 5 minute walk from both Kennedy Plaza and the Providence Amtrak Station. Street parking is available nearby on Benefit Street as well as North Main Street. The Club’s parking lots are typically reserved for Art Club Members and their guests, but feel free to contact our gallery staff and they will be happy to help you coordinate your visit.
The Galleries of the Providence Art Club are always free and open to the public. The galleries are open seven days a week for most of the year and regular gallery hours are weekdays 12-4pm and weekends 2-4pm. The galleries can also be opened by appointment with our Gallery Manager. Please note that private functions occasionally interrupt gallery hours, so we encourage you to reach out to our gallery staff if you have any questions.
The Galleries of the Providence Art Club are always free and open to the public. Our exhibitions, gallery programs, and tours are all free admission.