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THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL of Design held a symposium centered on the Rosa Parks family home currently on display at WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. Their announcement of the symposium came more than two months after Brown University dropped ties with the home's owner and artist, Ryan Mendoza. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA

Rosa Parks House Project endures

At one point, it looked like the Providence tenure of the Rosa Parks House Project would be over before the public ever got the...
WATERFIRE PROVIDENCE announced Wednesday it has scheduled weekend hours to accommodate the large public interest in the "Rosa Parks House Project" currently on display in the Providence nonprofit arts space. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA

WaterFire extends public viewing of Rosa Parks exhibit

PROVIDENCE - WaterFire Providence will open its doors this weekend in an effort to allow more of the public to view a reconstructed home...
THE ROSA PARKS HOUSE, under construction at WaterFire Providence until the exhibit was canceled by Brown University. Waterfire is still hoping to host the exhibit without Brown's support. / PBN FILE PHOTO

WaterFire still wants to host Rosa Parks exhibit

PROVIDENCE – A home that once belonged to the family of civil rights icon Rosa Parks may yet be unveiled in the city, despite...
IN A STATEMENT Thursday, Brown University announced the cancellation of a planned display of the above pictured Rosa Parks family home. The exhibit had been slated to run for three months at WaterFire Providence. On Friday, WaterFire said that it was going to explore ways to keep the exhibit on track for completion. / COURTESY 
FABIA MENDOZA

Brown cancels display of Rosa Parks home

PROVIDENCE – Without consulting the artist and owner of the work, in a statement late Thursday afternoon, Brown University announced it had cancelled the...
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