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

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March 20, 2014


  • 2 – 2:45 pm

    Fain Education Gallery

    Tours for Tots: Size up, Scale down

    Start with art! These themed interactive tours with read-aloud story time and gallery activities introduce small children to big ideas in art. Children learn alongside ...

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  • 2 – 3 pm

    Metcalf Auditorium

    Lecture: Arlene Shechet Breaks the Mold: Meissen Overtime

    In conjunction with her exhibition, Meissen Recast, artist Arlene Shechet (RISD MFA, Ceramics) speaks about her artist residency at the world-renowned Meissen Manufactory. Shechet was invited ...

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  • 4 – 6 pm

    Fain Education Gallery

    Art + Design Lab for High School Students: Shifting Altered Ground

    These free classes for high school students explore how art and design provoke fresh ideas, elicit conversation, and stimulate creativity. Each monthly session focuses on ...

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  • 5:30 – 6:30 pm

    Chace Lobby

    Ways of Looking: Abstract Expressionism

    Guided introductory sessions invite curious viewer to look closely at selected paintings and sculpture. Context and connections are illuminated through lively conversation. Medieval (Jan. 16), Renaissance ...

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  • 5:30 – 8 pm

    Grand Gallery

    Focus on Andy Warhol

    Spend an evening in the world of Andy Warhol! We’re celebrating the Pop Art icon with exhibitions of his photographs and films, on view now ...

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  • 6 – 8 pm

    Fain Education Gallery

    Hands-On Art: Sketching

    Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests and Andy Warhol’s Photographs shows how the artist captured the allure and essence of his subjects. Let Warhol’s work inspire your ...

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  • 7 – 7:30 pm

    Benefit Street Entrance

    Art Shots

    Explore art and design through gallery talks spanning centuries and cultures from the perspective of student artists and art historians.

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  • 7 – 8:30 pm

    Metcalf Auditorium

    Screening: Warhol Films

    In 1966, Andy Warhol staged a multimedia performance featuring the Velvet Underground and Nico. This performance and those that followed, titled “The Exploding Plastic Inevitable” ...

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