Events

Intermission Exhibit A temporary pause in a performance, a break from business as usual. December 16, 2016 – June 30, 2016 Introduction: This informal presentation of paintings and objects from our early 12th to late 19th century European collection offers opportunities for chance encounters and unintentional juxtapositions as we renovate our main European Galleries. When the European … Continue reading “RISD Museum of Art Intermission Exhibit”

In Seen/Unseen, photographer Mary Beth Meehan has transformed downtown Providence with eight billboard-scale portraits of city residents. Up to forty feet in height, the photographs draw on the power of portraiture to inspire connection and mirror the city back to itself. The work has prompted conversations city-wide about urban identities, socioeconomic invisibility, the modern role … Continue reading “SeenUnseen: Providence Outdoor Installation”

Our juried, urban Flea launched in June 2013 and is held outdoors* in the summer and fall every Sunday, and indoors* in Winter and early Spring with unusual finds, art, vintage fashion and accessories, local crafts, curiosities, antique and refinished furniture, food trucks and carts, live music and more. This will be our 5th summer … Continue reading “The Providence Flea Market”

A FARMERS-MAKERS MARKETPLACE WHERE LOCALS AND VISITORS COME FOR BREAKFAST, STAY FOR LUNCH, AND LEAVE WITH DINNER. Find an unmatched variety of specialty foods and beverages all summer long with a cast of 48 Rhode Island and Massachusetts-based vendors including 30 Hope & Main members. Schoolyard Market features a unique, interactive experience where market-goers can sample … Continue reading “Schoolyard Market”

Transport your imagination to the place that has inspired generations of artists and gardeners – France. At Rosecliff, modeled after the Grand Trianon of Versailles, you’ll travel on a very French adventure, from grand gardens to urban Paris chic. Each day of the Newport Flower Show offers guests opportunities to enjoy judged horticultural specimens and … Continue reading “The 2017 Newport Flower Show”

ArtProv Gallery’s newest exhibit, “Heart of a Tree,” will open on May 31, 2017, and run through July 8, 2017. An opening reception will be held on Friday, June 2 from 5-9 p.m. The show will also be open late during Gallery Night Providence on Thursday, June 15 from 5-9 p.m. and for a Gallery … Continue reading “Heart of a Tree”

Join the Providence Art Club on Sunday, June 25 from 2-4pm for the Opening Receptions of three exciting new exhibitions. Artists will be on hand to discuss their work and light refreshments will be served. The galleries of the Providence Art Club are always free and open to the public. Please feel free to join this … Continue reading “Providence Art Club Opening Reception”

Beer lovers and dog lovers, unite! We’re bringing Pints for Paws home to Elbow Street. And we’ve updated it to entice more of you to come; we have a ticketed beer tasting running alongside a free block party! PfP Beer Tasting ($25 ticket) 2pm-4pm This signature event features craft beer tastings from more than a … Continue reading “Pints for Paws”

Sunday + Funday = Food Trucks at the Hot Club! Admission to the event is free and all ages are welcome! Enjoy your food and beverages on the outside deck or in the warmth and comfort of the newly renovated and expanded Hot Club. Or, bring blankets and chairs and explore the parks along the … Continue reading “Food Truck Sunday Funday”

Explore dining in the Victorian era in a special exhibit highlighting social customs and etiquette. Glimpse life behind the scenes and the work required to bring elaborate meals to the table. See how food and drink were integrated into the rituals of Victorian life. Choose how you visit! The museum offers hourly guided tours, self-guided … Continue reading “The Art of Dining Exhibit”

Come out and start your weekend with food trucks, family fun, beer & wine, and live music. Start your weekend off with some of the best food trucks in Rhode Island! Head to the Carousel Village in Roger Williams Park. Invite your family and friends and leave the cooking to us. Food Truck Friday! Admission … Continue reading “Food Truck Friday”

Spend your Saturday at the PVD Artisans Market! Local artists and artisans will be there selling handmade art and fine crafts, featuring paintings, jewelry, glass, accessories, mixed media and more. Also experience Hope Street Farmers Market, offering prepared foods on food trucks along with fresh fruits and veggies by local farmers. Shop consciously and enjoy … Continue reading “PVD Artisans Market”