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Unicorn Stampede At Library

First vampires . . . and now unicorns? Doesn’t it say something in the Dose mission statement about “keeping the lame off?” And yet, that vampire movie is awesome and the glittery unicorn installation is actually kind of perty. Head into the Empire Street entrance


AS220 March Galleries

The AS220 Galleries are highlighting ceramic works by local, national and international artists this month, in anticipation of the upcoming NCECA 49th annual conference taking place here in town from March 25 to 28. Seen here is ‘Boots’ by Theodor Kropf a ceramist whose recent

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RISD Faculty Biennial

Faculty art exhibitions are by nature an eclectic and random array. After all, if the organizing principle of a show is “these people all work here,” larger themes are unlikely to emerge. I like Bill Van Siclen’s take (ProJo 2.26). And then there are exhibits

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AS220 February Galleries

The AS220 Galleries always hold opening receptions on the first Saturday of the month. Need relief from the monochromatic view out your door? Check out this vivid work in the February ‘In the Galleries’ — buy a piece and sit in front of it for

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Ceramics At Bell Gallery

The 2015 NCECA Biennial, an exhibition of contemporary ceramics, opens Saturday at the Bell Gallery and runs through March 29th. There’s some wild looking stuff here. The 2015 NCECA Biennial is an international juried ceramics exhibition organized by the National Council on Education for the


Winter Classes At AS220

Here’s some things to do this winter. Check out the ‘Education at AS220′ program for workshops and classes at 95 Empire. The Dance Studio offers dance, yoga, salsa fitness, and tai chi. The Labs, Media Arts, and Printshop workshops include: Intro to the CNC Router/3D

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Providence Art Club Reception

(1.4) A reception today will open the ‘New Year, New Members’ and the ‘Class and Staff’ shows. (Facebook event page.) New Year, New Members will be held in the Dodge House Gallery and feature the work of Exhibiting Artist Members who joined the ranks of


Docent Day At RISD Museum

(1.3) Free admission all day — donations are always welcome. The RISD Museum celebrates the centennial anniversary of its volunteer docent program—and honors 100 years of invaluable work by docents with K-12 students—with free admission to the Museum on Saturday, January 3. In honor of

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AS220 January Galleries

(1.3) Opening reception Saturday for the AS220 January ‘In the Galleries.’ AS220 Main Gallery (115 Empire Street) Where Does Art Start?: new work by Robert Mariani/new work by Janet Van Horne AS220 Youth Gallery (115 Empire Street, 2nd floor)/new work by Fernando Flaquer AS220 Project Space

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Go To The Museum

Admission to the RISD Museum is free on Sundays. Today is Sunday. Only a few weeks left for What Nerve! (ends January 4th). Not to be too much of a homer, but the best part of this exhibition comes courtesy of Forcefield, the Fort Thunder

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RISD Store 3D

If a hardware store mated with an art supply shop you would get the RISD Store 3D in the Bank Building at 27 North Main Street. Just looking around this place is a gas. (Surprised to see a Providence Daily Dose poster high on a

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RISD Alumni & Student Holiday Sale

(12.13) The annual RISD Alumni + Student Holiday Art Sale returns this Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm at the Rhode Island Convention Center. Find unique work in various media: fine art, glass, ceramics, apparel, textiles, jewelry, gifts and more. (Photo gallery here.) Entry

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December Galleries At AS220

Send the others home, we have our Ophelia. Don’t miss ‘100 Ways an Old Artist Can Die’ at the AS220 main gallery. Artists include John Kotula & Pop Icon, Munko McFunko, Wayne Quackenbush, Casey Weibust, Raymond Beausejour, Mariellen Dodge, Davey Langworthy, Debby Drew, Ariel Rose

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Must-See Show At ArtProv Gallery

Do not miss Fresh Paint, the current exhibition up at ArtProv Gallery in the Jewelry District. Gallery directors have curated an eclectic group of artists most of whom work in fresh paint but also wood, and wire: Mary Jane Andreozzi, Judy Araujo Volkmann, Alecia Barry

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Cut/Throat Creativity At Granoff

(11.25) Two panels, two days. Monday at 6pm: Cut/Throat Creativity, Structuring the New. With Rashida Bumbray, Simone Leigh, Doug Jones, Lauren Wittels. Tuesday at 5pm: Glenn Ligon in conversation with Huey Copeland. The conference will examine what constitutes innovative works and how cultural identity and

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AS220 Galleries In November

You have through next Saturday to check out the November AS220 Gallery exhibits. Seen here is a brass, horse hair, mixed media piece from Islay Taylor from the series ‘Natural History’ at the AS220 Project Space, 93 Mathewson Street. Taylor received her MFA in jewelry