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Gallery Night Providence

The bike tours are back!  Gallery Night Providence launches the 2012 bike tours with photographer and avid cyclist Peter Goldberg and artist Lani Stark.  The tour starts at 5:30 and leaves from Two Regency Plaza on Washington Street in downtown Providence.  They will visit several galleries including the Krause Gallery and the Bell Gallery.  Bring

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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 start at 5:30 pm.  If a tour isn’t your thing,

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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. Dr. Rebecca Leuchak takes you on tour of Arts In

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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 actor/director Frank Toti lead a tour called “How to Look

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Upstream with Wanda and Lenny: Art by Ricky Gagnon

Ricky Gagnon is a crazy kind of guy. He and his two piebald mini-dachshunds settle in to his living room-studio and paint together, the aforementioned Wanda on his lap, Lenny on the couch.  Somehow they manage to produce an incredible amount of colorful, irreverent paintings, assemblages and sculpture that Gagnon exhibits all over the southeastern

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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 leads connects the dots between Providence’s past and present art

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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 in downtown Providence starting at 5:30 pm.  Everything is FREE.

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The Nature of Life: Paintings By Felix Diclo

Painter Felix Diclo exhibits paintings from his Organica series at the BankRI Pitman Street Gallery from April 7 through May 4th. Diclo came to the United States from the Dominican Republic in 1994, eventually settling in Rhode Island. Diclo’s vibrant paintings reflect his passionate beliefs about the precarious nature of the environment. He paints simple

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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. A special 5-gallery tour led by Rites & Reason managing

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