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Museum of Work & Culture to host memory loss programs

WOONSOCKET – A new monthly series at the Museum of Work & Culture is designed for people with memory loss and their caretakers. Living Memories...

R.I. Historical Society celebrates restoration of oldest American theater scenery

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Historical Society will celebrate the recent restoration of an early, massive view of Providence, painted on a theater drop...

R.I. civil rights history exhibit to open with panel discussion, speaking...

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Historical Society, the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission are celebrating the...

Five Questions With: Elizabeth Williams

Gorham Manufacturing Co. is the hub of a Providence walking tour offered by the Rhode Island Historical Society and the “Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance...

Evans named to CMO role at Commerce RI

PROVIDENCE – Heather Evans is the new chief marketing officer of R.I. Commerce Corp., effective immediately, Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor announced May 21. Evans most...
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...

Five Questions With: Becca Bender

In a new position for the Rhode Island Historical Society, Becca Bender will serve as film archivist and curator of recorded media, the historical...

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,...
THE RHODE ISLAND Council for the Humanities announced 14 arts, culture and education groups from across the state would share in $136,429 in new grants. Each grant ranges in size from $5,000 to $12,000. / COURTESY RICH

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities announces $136K in grants

PROVIDENCE - Fourteen local organizations will share $136,429 in new Rhode Island Council for the Humanities grants, ranging in size from $12,000 to $5,000,...
RICHARD RING is the deputy executive director of collections and interpretation at the Rhode Island Historical Society. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Five Questions With: Richard Ring

A graduate of Ohio State University, Richard Ring, Rhode Island Historical Society deputy executive director of collections and interpretation, has had a lifetime love...

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