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Foster‐Glocester Regional Schools awarded $15K NEA Big Read grant

PROVIDENCE – The regional school system linking the towns of Foster and Glocester was awarded one of 79 National Endowment for the Arts grants...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY architecture student Linda K. Penaloza transferred from Miami Dad College to study architecture in the Bristol-based school's School of Architecture, Arts and Historic Preservation. On Friday, RWU announced a partnership with MDC to see junior architecture students transfers and complete their studies in Rhode Island, like Penaloza. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU partners with MDC to propel architecture students

BRISTOL - In the second announcement of a Rhode Island-based higher education joint degree program in as many days, Roger Williams University and Miami...

Tiffany & Co. | The Lombardi Trophy

THE STORY: For nearly two centuries Tiffany & Co. has been making style-defining jewelry and landmark designs. And in Cumberland, they manufacture the Vince...

Beacon Design by ChemArt | 2018 Harry S. Truman Christmas Ornament

THE STORY: Beacon Design is the decorative and retail division of ChemArt, based out of Lincoln. ChemArt was founded in 1976. Beacon Design makes...

25th annual Wet Paint fundraiser nets $121K for Newport Art Museum

NEWPORT – Hosted Aug. 12 by the Newport Art Museum, the 25th annual Wet Paint fundraiser saw $121,780 donated in support of the institution.Three...
HASBRO will release an adult party game parody version of five of its classic board games through Target, such as "The Game of Life: Quarter Life Crisis Parody Edition." / COURTESY HASBRO

Hasbro to offer adult party game versions of board game classics...

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. is poised to release adult party game parody editions of some of its classic board games, the company announced Thursday.The...
EXPECTED TO OPEN IN SEPTEMBER, the Massachusetts Design, Art and Technology Institute will be led by Executive Director Lindsay Miś. / COURTESY DESIGN ART AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE

New Bedford welcomes 21st-century art space/museum DATMA

NEW BEDFORD - The Whaling City is home to a new art museum and exhibition space dedicated to technological innovation in the art and...
ROGER WILLIAMS' UNIVERSITY'S master degree program in architecture was re-accredited by the National Architectural Accreditation Board after a five-member NAAB team visited in March. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU architecture master’s degree receives third consecutive re-accreditation

PROVIDENCE - Meeting five criteria with distinction, the Roger Williams University master's degree in architecture received and eight-year re-accreditation, according to the school Friday.“This...
WHAT TO DO? Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island, the nonprofit organization supporting the state's official school vessel and tall ship ambassador, SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, announced the ship would be docked for an indefinite amount of time as the group weighs its financial future. / COURTESY OLIVER HAZARD PERRY RHODE ISLAND/TED NEIGHBORS

What should the state do now that the nonprofit controlling the...

The news that the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry had “paused” operations was a sad reminder that not all grand plans succeed. The nonprofit that...
ON THURSDAY, the R.I. Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School announced the appointment of Bramwell Tovey as the organization's new artistic advisor. / COURTESY RIPOMS

Tovey named R.I. Philharmonic Orchestra & Musical School artistic adviser

PROVIDENCE - Nationally-acclaimed conductor, composer and pianist Bramwell Tovey has been named the artistic adviser, a newly expanded role within the Rhode Island Philharmonic...
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