Events

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”

What is gallery night? On the third Thursday of every month, from March through November, twenty-one of the city’s hot “art spots” open their doors, inviting you to a visual arts party. You can take a free guided Art Bus tour or choose your own itinerary, walking or driving to the galleries of your choice. … Continue reading “Gallery Night Providence”

Blithewold and Bristol Yoga Studio present an outdoor summer yoga series – Yoga in the Garden – each Friday morning at 9:30 am. Join us for an inspiring morning class under a canopy of trees, amidst the gardens and waterfront property. Bring a yoga mat, water, and wear comfortable clothing. Please check the website beforehand for … Continue reading “Yoga in the Garden”

An artistic exploration of the human body and its emotions will debut at ArtProv Gallery with its newest show “Figure & Form.” An opening reception will be held on Gallery Night on July 20 from 5-9 p.m. The show will also be open during Gallery Night on August 17 for its closing reception. The show … Continue reading “Figure & Form”

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”

This summer the City has teamed up with 95.5 WBRU to bring some of the nation’s best rising talent to the Waterplace stage for the Summer Concert Series. The series will feature emerging alternative rock bands paired with regional rising stars. Six dynamic acts will entertain residents and visitors in one of the city’s most … Continue reading “Summer Concert Series: Unlikely Candidates”

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”

There are only five species of rhinoceros left in the world – join our zoo keepers for a fun night of bowling, and you can help save them! The Roger Williams Park Zoo chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) is hosting their 5th annual Bowling for Rhinos event, to raise funds for … Continue reading “Bowling for Rhinos”

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”

This family event offers a nostalgic immersion into the sights, sounds and feeling of history’s greatest World’s Fair with a sampling of some of the cultures, entertainment, and information that was a part of the turn-of-the-century spectacle. The grounds of the museum will feature continuous entertainment and activities including period fashions, cultural performances, brass music, … Continue reading “1904 World’s Fair: Showcasing RI’s Legacy of Achievement”