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Gallery Night

(6.21) Find the breeze this Thursday 5pm to 9 pm on Gallery Night. Take the heat off in the air-conditioned galleries or feel the wind in your face on one of our bike tours.  Either way, it’s a fun and free way to get cool

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Athenaeum Salon — Meet RISD Museum Director

(4.20) The Providence Athenaeum invites you to meet John Smith, the new director of the RISD Museum of Art, at this Friday’s Salon, Smith took the helm at the Museum last fall; join us for a conversation with him at the six-month mark. What has

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Gallery Night Providence

.This Thursday October 20 from 5 to 9, join guides Deb Dormody (artist, book maker and Craftland strong woman) and Stephan Brigidi (photographer and professor) as they guide Gallery Night goers through the Providence’s art galleries and museums.  Tours leave from One Regency Plaza and

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Gallery Night Providence — September 15

Join our art tours or visit Providence galleries on your own: AS220’s gallery director Neal Walsh and artist Meredith Younger lead the last bicycle tour of the season (5:30 pm from the Regency). Clay artist Deb DeMarco leads a tour of contemporary galleries at 7.

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Gallery Night Providence in August

poster_david_demelim1 August is packed with great guides.  Costume/clothing designer Marilyn Salavtore guides you on a contemporary art tour at 5:30 pm.   A bicycle tour takes off at 5:30, led by Urban Arts director Jason Yoon and Recycle-A-Bike coordinator Jenna Johns-Yu.  URI gallery director Steven Pennell and

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Gallery Night Providence is July 21st

Summer is the perfect time to check out Providence’s great galleries.  Take a leisurely walk down Atwells Avenue, or wander through downtown stopping to see the art and meet the artists.  Don’t feel like walking? Take a special bus tour with Christina Bevilaqua as she

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Gallery Night Providence on June 16

June 16- Take a bike tour of Providence galleries with graphic artist Derek Schusterbauer and artist Joan Wyand, or if you’d rathe ride a bus, join painter extraordinaire Ruth Dealy as she leads a tour of contemporary exhibit spaces.  Tours leave from One Regency Plaza

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Gallery Night Providence

April 21st promises to be a great evening for Gallery Night Providence.  Three celebrity guides who really know their stuff lead the tours. Artist/educator Bob Dilworth and Providence Preservation Society Executive Director (and former RISD Museum associate director) James Hall lead the celebrity bus tours.

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Super Cool New MIT Exhibit

The MIT Museum’s 150 exhibit, highlighting 150 years of the institute’s history, opens today! I attended a sneak-peek reception last night, and it blinded me with science (seriously, MIT, those are some bright wall colors you’ve got there).  Colorful drinks were served in beakers and

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Want Your Own Warhol?

You may be in luck.  Madoff scandal victim Brandeis University is closing down its Rose Art Museum late this summer and selling thousands of works by artists like Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Nam June Paik, James Rosenquist, and Roy Lichtenstein.  In addition to its collections, the Rose hosts public

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we get you kids

Welcome to this year’s freshman class… Brown, RISD, J & W… everyone.  You will find Providence is a wondrous but sometimes mystifying place.  If you are reading this then you have already discovered that the Providence Daily Dose is the go-to blog for ‘what to

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Stuff you learned from TV

Tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 don’t miss the opening of “Beyond the Birds and the Bees” – a public exhibit revealing the history of sex education in America over the last 100 years produced by the Public Humanities grad students at Brown. By looking at

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opening tonight

The new exhibition at the RISD Museum is called Evolution/Revolution:The Arts and Crafts in Contemporary Fashion and Textiles — just rolls off the tongue don’t it. Pictured here is… I don’t really know what the hell this is. opens Thursday/5:30 – 9:00PM/224 Benefit Street

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yes, war is awful, but

If you’ve got a box of men under your bed, or you like history, or you like anything, you should stop in and see the toy soldiers at the John Hay Library, Brown University. Formally the Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection, it’s all about

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Music Fridays @ RISD Museum

I am normally pretty suspicious of music collectives (it’s usually code for ‘overly-earnest hippies with weird instruments’). But tonight is Music Friday at the RISD Museum and the music is being provided by the Cozy Collective and these guys are great! Comprising Tim O’Keefe, Tony

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If Ritalin was sculpture…

… it might look something like this. ‘Cut Folded Dyed & Glued‘ and totally mental! The new show at the Bell Gallery, Brown University, features the abstract and insanely labor-intensive sculptures of Jae Ko and Imi Hwangbo. What is the deal with these Korean artists

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