Events

Preschool Adventures These 90-minute programs focus on a special animal or area of the Zoo and present opportunities for adult/child pairs to make discoveries together. Programs include a lesson, activity, a craft, an up-close encounter with one of our education animals, and a walk to an exhibit. Please note this program does not include direct … Continue reading “Preschool Adventures at Roger Williams Park Zoo”

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”

A modern, music-infused retelling of the classic Spanish story of tyranny overthrown. In 15th-century Spain, a menacing Commander terrorizes a small town’s citizens—especially the women. Pushed to their limit, the people of Fuente Ovejuna rise up against their oppressor in a fierce act of unity and bravery. Based on actual events, the story was immortalized … Continue reading “Fuente Ovejuna”

Twangy psychedelia with a funhouse bounce, Maybird modernizes blissful space-rock with a playful sense of pop songwriting. These New York mind-melters emerged in 2013 with Down & Under, a lush headphone symphony which introduced their unique mixture of ELO and The Strokes. Torch songs for intergalactic travel, Maybird proves irresistible in their hooky hypnosis. Doors … Continue reading “Maybird with The Sun Parade”

U.S Naval War College Museum New Exhibition “This is No Drill” features artifacts related to the events at Pearl Harbor including a metal fragment of USS Arizona, and a diorama by Robert D. Bracci titled, “Last Liberty,” which depicts a poignant scene on the evening of 6 December 1941, as many of Arizona’s crew prepare … Continue reading “NEW EXHIBIT: THIS IS NO DRILL: THE UNITED STATES ENTERS WORLD WAR II”

Join Heimark artists-in-residence, ChE and Jaymes Jorsling for a discussion about their works and creative processes over the course of 2016-2017 Black Spatial Relics Project. In their respective works, Tripping Over Roots (Jaymes Jorsling) and OPINION | The Other America: A #DIGNITYINPROCESS Art Action (ChE), these artists are each working and dreaming through rigorous questions … Continue reading “Black Spatial Relics: Artist Talk w/ ChE and Jaymes Jorsling”

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”

The Hope Street Farmers Market is a farmer-run cooperative created and managed by many of the best farmers and food artisans in Rhode Island. We sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, breads and pastries, pasture-raised meats, seafood, poultry and eggs, and many other items that we grow, make or raise ourselves. Load up your shopping bags … Continue reading “Hope Street Farmers Market”

Artist and educator Eric Fulford returns to Wild Art! Each class will include a visit to the focus animal, where students will observe the animals’ unique adaptations and form before returning to the classroom to create their works of art. Classes run select Saturdays through June 2017. Themes include Fuzzy Red Pandas, Giraffe Mosaics, River … Continue reading “Wild Art Children’s Classes at Roger Williams Park Zoo”

The public is invited to the world premiere of the new documentary film D-Day: Over Normandy narrated by the only five-time Super Bowl-winning head coach in NFL history, Bill Belichick and hosted by New England Patriots Linebacker Rob Ninkovich. Coach Belichick’s father Steve served in WWII in the United States Navy and saw time in … Continue reading “WWII Foundation Presents D-Day: Over Normandy”