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Steel Yard Artist Exhibit — At Dye House

(8.8) The Steel Yard’s annual Resident Artist Exhibition opens Friday at The Dye House, a former textile mill transformed into a boutique hotel and event space in Olneyville. The exhibit will include seven artists who participated in the Steel Yard’s year-long industrial arts residency program: Harry Cassell, Haley Johnson, Margaret Parsons, Frances K Pittorf, Emilia

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Attn Teens: Apply Now For RISD Art Circle

The RISD Art Circle (RAC) is a group of high school artists and art enthusiasts who explore the museum’s collection and activate the galleries through events, interpretive projects, community collaborations, and hands-on learning activities. Applications are due July 21. Find the link to the application at RISD Museum Teens IG. RAC will start on September

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Chazan Art Sale — Opening Reception

(6.15) An opening reception for the exhibition and sale from the private art collection of Dr. Joseph Chazan takes place Thursday on Sims Avenue. Proceeds will benefit The Steel Yard. Chazan’s support of local artists, and institutions like AS220 and the Steel Yard, have made him a beloved figure in the Providence arts community, even

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RISD Senior Furniture Show — Woods Gerry Gallery

(5.23) The furniture show is always a favorite and this year does not disappoint. The variety is overwhelming and the rooms are packed. Materials include black locust, ash, maple, black walnut, fiberglass, and steel. The show remains up through Tuesday, May 23. “Gate to Lethe” — an exquisite room screen by Maggie Pei (BFA Furniture

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Willa Van Nostrand & Ben Sisto — City Hall

The Gallery at City Hall will host the opening reception for “Plural: Recent Paintings and Digital Images by Willa Van Nostrand and Ben Sisto” this Thursday. The show remains up through August 15. Willa Van Nostrand’s recent paintings evoke the visceral plurality of brushstroke, gesture and the associative meanings of each work. Is it a

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AS220 May — What’s Blooming In The Galleries

Check out AS220’s What’s Blooming in the Galleries, an eclectic variety of prints, collage, mixed media paintings, 3-D wall art, and even a limited edition artists book. The show runs through May 27th. Main Gallery, 115 Empire Street — Softness and Surrender/Aparna Sud & James Fallon Project Space, 93 Mathewson Street — A Crack in

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Wedding Cake — Open House & Artist Talks

(4.4) Head over to the Wedding Cake House Tuesday and get to know the cohort of artists from the final residency of the season. The public is invited to an Open House and Artist Talks where the amazing custom wallpapers, lighting fixtures, fireplaces, bathrooms, and wall art, threaten to overwhelm the senses. Beautiful stained glass,

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Singletary Talk At RISD

(3.22) “Tlingit Hat” by glass artist Preston Singletary was commissioned by the RISD Museum and added to the collection in 2020. I noticed it immediately upon my return to the museum. Assistant curator of decorative arts and design, Emily Banas, wrote the accompanying text: Singeltary’s blown-glass, sand-carved hats are based on Native Northwest Coast painted

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