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Art Shows This Weekend

Three opportunities for buying unique, handmade items this weekend (and next): Foundry Sale, RISD Sale, and Craftland. ~One day only: The RISD Alumni & Student Holiday Sale is Saturday, December 5th. ~Two weekends: The Foundry Artists Holiday Show takes place this and next weekend at the Pawtucket Armory. ~All month: The Craftland Show on Westminster […]

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Providence Art Club Little Pictures Sale

Runs through Friday, December 23. The Providence Art Club continues its long-standing tradition of offering original artwork for affordable prices at this year’s 107th Annual Little Pictures Show & Sale. For more than a century, the Art Club has hosted this popular holiday exhibition, offering gallery goers the opportunity to purchase a variety of diverse

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Craftland Show Super Celebration Bash

Craftland Show Super Celebration Bash takes place tonight Friday, December 2, from 5pm to 9pm. First 150 customers get goodie bags. The 10th Annual Craftland Show will feature delicious snacks from Julian’s! Refreshing beer from Trinity Brewhouse! Fun activities and of course the amazing work of 170 independent artists. DJ Charlie In A Box will

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Foundry Show Continues — Get Something Nice

The Foundry Show at the Pawtucket Armory continues this weekend. The show is open to the public and admission is free although we encourage you to bring in a non-perishable food item which will be donated to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Artists will be selling ceramics, glass, home accessories, photography, painting, screen prints,

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Annual Foundry Show In Pawtucket This Weekend

Finally! I’ve been looking for one of these. More cool stuff for sale at the 28th Annual Foundry Show in Pawtucket. From the Foundry Artists Association, The show is open to the public and admission is free although we encourage you to bring in a non-perishable food item which will be donated to the Rhode

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RISD Alumni Holiday Art Sale Saturday

This is a really good place to start your holiday shopping, or get something for yourself. Items for sale include fine art, home accessories, greeting cards, jewelry, paintings, furniture, rugs, clothing, photographs, glass and ceramics. More than 150 graduates are represented. Info at RISD Alumni Holiday Art Sale. $7, (RISD students and children under 14

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Got Milk?

The Cow Parade, “the largest and most successful public art event in the world,” has taken place in Boston and West Hartford, CT. I think it’s Rhode Island’s turn! To help me bring the cows to RI, visit the official Cow Parade website. If you need a cow fix in the meantime, head down to

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Gift idea: dress your honey like a hobo

A Pawtucket artist has been recycling old, unwanted sweaters into cute hats and scarves called “Hobo Duds.” Patterns, colors and buttons widely vary (these ones are handmade clay). Get ’em while they’re warm because it’s freaking windy out there. Side note to side blog: this badly-taken photo is of the hat I bought my husband.

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