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‘Paper House’ At Yellow Peril

Opening reception Saturday, May 7, for Joan Backes’ installation ‘Paper House.’ Paper House (2007-2016) welcomes visitors into Backes’ artistic heart and home. After stepping through the door, viewers will see an interior featuring samples of amber, slices of fossilized bark and jars filled with acorns,

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Open Studio At RISD Museum

(4.24) The RISD Museum is holding Open Studio Sunday in the Fain Gallery Artist-designed activities let visitors of all ages experience artworks in imaginative, thought provoking, and whimsical ways. The museum offers the Open Studio program once a month in both Spanish and English. Next


Future WaterFire Arts Center

Who doesn’t drive around this city imagining great uses for this or that old mill building. And if this building is the one I think it is, I had plans for a roller rink on the first floor. WaterFire Providence has just launched Episode 1

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Student Exhibition At Bell Gallery

The Bell Gallery and the Department of Visual Art present the work of thirty artists in Brown’s 36th annual Student Exhibition. The juried exhibition is open to all Brown University students, regardless of major, and encourages artists to submit work in a variety of media. Jan Howard


Unknown If She Was A Purple Or A Gold

The Mary C. Wheeler School got a shout-out tonight in “Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt and Anderson Cooper.” But as startling as it is hearing one’s alma mater suddenly name checked in an HBO special, it must be said that this was easily the least

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April Galleries At AS220

Time for the April AS220 Gallery Openings. AS220 Main Gallery, 115 Empire Street — ‘Prodigal,’ new work by Kyle Ranson/ ‘Senseless,’ new paintings by Kim Salinas Silva Open Window, 115 Empire Street  — ‘I Want To Believe,’ new work by Jamie Forgetta AS220 Project Space,

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Artist Development Workshops — RISD Museum In April

Designed for local artists, this series of facilitated workshops with experts in the field helps you develop the skills needed to support and sustain a studio practice. April 2, Documenting for Success — Museum photographer Erik Gould offers tips and tricks for taking professional photographs

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AS220 March Galleries

The first Saturday of every month the AS220 Galleries open their new shows. Check out the following locations for the March Galleries. AS220 Main Gallery — 115 Empire Street/Art Is Work: Betsey MacDonald, Jessica Rock, Ken Moran & Lauren Scotto AS220 Project Space — 93

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Fourth Lovecraft Gansett Rolling Out

Narragansett Beer has announced that the latest installment in their Lovecraft series — I Am Providence Imperial Red Ale — is being released. The new brew features Providence artist Gunsho a.k.a James Quigley. (I love the artwork on this series but cans are stubbornly vertical.


February In AS220 Galleries

AS220 has announced its February in the Galleries lineup. Opening reception is Saturday. Main Gallery, 115 Empire — Symbiosis Fragmentary/Nixon Leger & Everyday Magic/Rhiannon Strobel Open Window, 115 Empire — The Sleepless Heart/Sasha Almeida-Beers Project Space, 93 Matthewson Street — Ruminations/Christian Goncalves Reading Room, 93

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Pop-Up Art Sale — AS220 This Weekend

AS220 invites you to a special art sale at The Mote gallery at AS220 Industries this weekend. (Facebook page.) Browse beautiful works on paper by Rhode Island artists that have recently been added to our Gallery Flat Files as well as work from members of


‘Taxidermy In Art’ Opens At Bell Gallery

This show may not be for everybody. The new exhibition at Bell Gallery Dead Animals, or the curious occurrence of taxidermy in contemporary art surveys current artistic use of taxidermy through the work of eighteen artists. (And would any taxidermy/art show be complete without a

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‘Beast Boutique’ Opens At Yellow Peril

The Yellow Peril Gallery will host an opening reception for Beast Boutique, the work of Providence artist and Brown grad Jennifer Avery resulting from her residency with the Hermès Foundation. As the first American artist chosen for this prestigious program, Jennifer Avery collaborated with seamstresses

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‘Toy Portraits’ At AS220 January Galleries

Check out the paintings of Providence artist and muralist Sandy MacDonald at the AS220 January Galleries — opening reception this Saturday. MacDonald’s lovable Toy Portraits are never cloying or sentimental, just wonderful. MacDonald is also the talent behind the murals and butterflies at Roger Williams

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Little Pictures Sale At Art Club

Check out the 111th annual Little Pictures Show & Sale at the Providence Art Club Dodge House Gallery. Oils, watercolors, wood cuts, more. The Little Pictures Show is the oldest exhibition of its kind in the United States and features over 600 works of art

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Put Some Raptors Under The Tree

For the bird & building lover on your list — check out these new images from urban wildlife photographer Peter Green (Providence Raptors). The Providence Raptors Landmark Collection features the city’s most identifiable landmarks with the raptors that frequent them. Peregrine Falcons have nested on