RISD Works on the move

PROVIDENCE – RISD Works, a retail store and art gallery that features the work of Rhode Island School of Design alumni and faculty, will...
DESIGNXRI will host a new half-day summit in May called Spark Design, which it says is designed to be highly interactive with the audience with talks and groups focusing on design-industry trends, the shifting workforce and skill gaps between design students and design professionals. / COURTESY DESIGNXRI

DesignxRI to host Spark Design, a new collaborative half-day summit in...

PROVIDENCE – DesignxRI will be hosting a new, interactive half-day summit intended to bring together the design field, including industry upstarts, veterans, teachers and...
THE RHODE ISLAND COUNCIL for the Humanities has announced it is distributing $140,000 worth of grants to 15 nonprofits to fund humanities initiatives.

15 R.I. civic and cultural groups receive $140K in Humanities Council...

PROVIDENCE – Fifteen civic and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $140,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities that...
A RENDERING of the Living Edge proposal by Adam Anderson selected as the winner of the 2019 CityWorks Design Challenge. / COURTESY DOWNCITY DESIGN

Anderson of Design Under Sky selected for 2019 CityWorks Design Challenge

PROVIDENCE – Adam Anderson of Design Under Sky had the winning proposal for the 2019 CityWorks Design Challenge, DownCity Design announced this week.The design...

Three local residents to receive honors at Trinity Rep gala

PROVIDENCE – Trinity Repertory Company says three local residents will be honored at its 2019 Pell Awards Gala on June 3.Storyteller Valerie Tutson will...
AS PART OF what has been characterized as a non-financial transaction, Blithewold Inc. has taken ownership of the Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum while giving a conservation easement to Preserve Rhode Island. / COURTESY BLITHEWOLD MANSION, GARDENS AND ARBORETUM

Blithewold Mansion sold, to be preserved thanks to easement

BRISTOL – A historic state landmark has changed hands under conditions that are designed to guarantee its long-term upkeep via an easement granted to...

Salve professor, gallery director selected for $5K RISCA fellowship

NEWPORT – Ernest Jolicoeur, assistant professor of art and director of the Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery at Salve Regina University, has been awarded a...
ART ADVOCATE: Josef Blazar, co-owner of YJ Contemporary Fine Art in East Greenwich, launched the gallery to bring art collectors to the town and provide artists a platform for their work.
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Fine art on display in E.G.

Hoping to attract more art collectors to East Greenwich – as well as fill a requirement for representing artists at shows – 32-year-old Josef...
THE THIRD ANNUAL Crave RI food festival will take place on June 20 and 21. / COURTESY CVS HEALTH

CVS announces Crave RI charity food festival slated for June 20-21

WOONSOCKET – The third annual Crave RI food festival will kick off the CVS Health Charity Classic Event Series on June 20 and 21...
TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY has announced its lineup of shows for the 2019-2020 season. / COURTESY TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY

Trinity Rep announces 2019-2020 season lineup

PROVIDENCE – The Trinity Repertory Company announced the lineup for its 54th season Tuesday. It includes a six-play subscription series as well as its...
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