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RISCA has ANNOUNCED $316,215 in grants to support arts in education, community-based projects and artists fellowships and projects.

RISCA announces $316K in grants

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. State Council on the Arts on Thursday announced approval of $316,025 in grants to 84 recipients. The grants will support arts...

Raoof named new RISCA grants management fellow

ANISA RAOOF was recently appointed as the new grants management fellow for the R.I. State Council on the Arts. Raoof is the former executive...

Slader reelected RISCA chair

ELIZABETH “LIBBY” SLADER, owner of Providence-based design firm Libby Slader Interior Design, was recently reelected as chairman of the Rhode Island State Council on...
THE R.I. STATE COUNCIL on the Arts has granted $827,782 to 146 recipients in its fiscal year 2020 round of grants to support the arts in Rhode Island.

RISCA awards $828K to 146 recipients for the arts

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. State Council on the Arts has awarded $827,782 to 146 recipients in its fiscal year 2020 round of grants to...
THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT for the Arts granted Rhode Island organzaitions and agencies $925,800, including $735,800 to the R.I. State Council on the Arts.

National Endowment for the Arts grants $926K to R.I. art organizations,...

PROVIDENCE – Five Rhode Island arts organizations and agencies were awarded $925,800 in federal grants, the R.I. State Arts Council announced this week. RISCA received...
ON THURSDAY, The Steel Yard announced a $2.7-plus million renovation to its Providence-based headquarters. / COURTESY THE STEEL YARD

Steel Yard announces $2.8M studio renovation

PROVIDENCE – Looking to increase the communal studio space available to local artists and the public, on Thursday The Steel Yard announced a $2.8...

There’s a cost to preserving history. Is R.I. willing to pay...

Rhode Island’s state archives, which include pre-1650 artifacts, have sat in nondescript commercial office space in a Providence flood zone, lacking proper preservation technology,...
CELBRATING ­DIVERSITY: Bert Crenca, a Providence artist and founder of AS220, stands in front of “Types,” a series of five murals he painted on the historical façade of the Providence National Bank building at 35 Weybosset St, which is meant to celebrate the diversity of people. / PBN PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

Is Providence ready to make good on a 38-year-old commitment to...

As founder of AS220, Bert Crenca travels frequently. He often speaks to national audiences about the alternative-arts organization, one of the largest such nonprofits...
COLLABORATING: Maggie Anderson, the newly appointed education director for the R.I. State Council on the Arts, speaks with Randall Rosenbaum, executive director. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Maggie Anderson

Maggie Anderson | Education director, R.I. State Council on the Arts 1. What do you hope to learn from the 31-year legacy of former Education...
RISD Museum VR exhibit

RISD Museum spring exhibits to feature VR, Impressionist works

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island School of Design Museum has announced the exhibits that will be displayed in its galleries for the spring 2017...
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