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FIRSTWORKS HAS RECEIVED a $60,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant to support a project helping the organization expand its arts offerings.

FirstWorks receives $60K grant from National Endowment for the Arts

PROVIDENCE – FirstWorks announced on May 25 that it received a $60,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to help support a...

PVDFest set to return June 10-12

PROVIDENCE – PVDFest, the annual citywide arts celebration, will officially return to the city’s downtown in June. Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced Wednesday the free...
PVDFEST will return this summer and early fall after last year's event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY FIRSTWORKS

PVDFest to return this summer and fall

PROVIDENCE – A citywide celebration of arts and culture will be returning this year. PVDFest, marketed as the city’s signature summer festival, will take to...

PVDFest launches virtual scavenger hunt to replace in-person art festival

PROVIDENCE – Providence's signature art festival has historically drawn locals and visitors to the Creative Capital each summer, where Downtown is transformed into an...
ARTS RESIDENCY: MacArthur fellow and Tony-nominated performer and playwright Taylor Mac, above holding the microphone, will speak, perform and participate in a panel discussion during an artist residency in Providence this month.

FirstWorks looks to expand horizons through the arts

Education is at the core of the longstanding partnership between Providence’s FirstWorks and the Brown Arts Initiative. The collaboration has drawn performers and artists to...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION has awarded FirstWorks a $270,000 multiyear grant to support a three-year strategic plan designed to expand the organization's capacity to deliver live arts performance and educational opportunities.

RIF grants FirstWorks $270K for 3-year strategic plan

PROVIDENCE – The nonprofit arts organization FirstWorks was awarded a $270,000 multiyear grant from the Rhode Island Foundation, FirstWorks announced Wednesday. The funds will support...
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