20 North Main St (also enter on 224 Benefit Street) Providence, RI 02903

Open today 10 am–5 pm

Today is January 22, 2017

Open today 10 am–5 pm

Super Art Sunday

January 29, 2017
11 am – 4 pm

Join us for a day of special family friendly activities. Get the entire family looking, thinking, and making together.


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Free Admission on Inauguration Day

Museums foster greater understanding of cultural differences, as well as our shared hopes beliefs, and aspirations. As many will mark inauguration day with boycotts, we invite you to look closely and think deeply in our galleries on January 20.


More than 100 artists, scholars, designers, and students offer their perspectives on objects

Artist Programs

Explore how art and design can provoke fresh ideas and stimulate creativity

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Tours for Tots

Playful stories, creative art-making, and gallery adventures inspire children ages 3-5

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Double Take

Two specialists offer their views on a single object.

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Manual: Alchemy

"Alchemy and art are not about finding resolution, but building the capacity for curiosity, formulating questions that invest fields of knowledge with possibility, prompting the unexpected and emergent to manifest."

—Bryan McGovern Wilson, from the introduction to Issue 7: Alchemy

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