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Providence Arts Festival

Urban Art Murals Downtown

If you do head downtown this weekend check out the large murals created by the urban art group The Avenue Concept. Working as a Creative Partner in the Providence International Arts Festival, it will bring the Washington Street Cultural Corridor to life with murals, art


New Exhibition At Providence Art Club

A new exhibition opens today at the Providence Art Club with light as the theme. ‘A Sense of Light’ features artists Michele Poirier-Mozzone, Jonathan Small, and Priscilla Malone, while Madolin Maxey exhibits ‘Color and Light’ in the Dodge House Gallery. Up through June 26. Seen

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‘American Lullaby’ At Bell Gallery

Sculptor Dave Cole has filled the Bell Gallery with some massive bits of business in ‘American Lullaby’ up now through July 5th. This exhibition brings together iconic sculptures such as the Fiberglass Teddy Bear and The Music Box (2012), a vintage steamroller that has been

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AS220 Galleries — May Exhibitions

The AS220 Galleries hold opening receptions on the first Saturday of the month. This weekend is no exception, Kentucky Derby notwithstanding. AS220 Main Gallery, 115 Empire Street/Little Planets – new works by Chelsea Fredrikson/World Views – new photography by Adam Buck Open Window, 115 Empire Street/Illusory Perceptions

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Print Lottery (And Auction) At AS220

(4.25) Don’t forget about the ‘Print Lottery’ closing reception today from 1pm to 4pm in the AS220 main stage room. Lottery ticket holders will receive their prints and mingle with AS220 Community Printshop staff, members, and print-minded fans. Not in the lottery? You still might


Student Exhibition At Bell

The 35th annual Student Exhibition featuring the work of 44 students will run through April 26 at the Bell Gallery. Organized by students Zachary Korol-Gold and Andrew Alexander, the juried exhibition is open to all Brown University students, regardless of major, and encourages artists to


AS220 April Galleries Feat. Print Lottery

AS220 Galleries always open on the first Saturday of the month. April will also feature the popular biennial print lottery in the Main Gallery on Empire Street, or enter online here. The Print Lottery fundraiser is a fun and easy way to support the activities of


Ceramics Biennial Reception At Bell

A closing reception will be held Thursday at the Bell Gallery for the 2015 NCECA Biennial, an international juried exhibition. From a slate of 1147 entries, the jurors choose fifty works issuing from 22 states and Canada, Hong Kong, Italy, Romania, South Korea and Sweden.

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‘Botanica Ceramica’ At RWP

First my rant: At the front entrance to the lovely Botanical Center, affixed to the outside wall next to the door, is a speaker blaring some goddawful AM oldies station! This stuff is bad enough when one is pumping gas, but in a public park

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Gallery Night

(3.19) A new season of Gallery Night Providence kicks off tonight. Some new galleries have been added to the route, including Peter Miller Fine Art at 118 South Main Street, 2nd floor. Seen here is a piece from ‘New Perspectives and Natural Intensity’ which runs

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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