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

The museum is closed today.


Today is August 21, 2017. The museum is closed today.

Devotion - Patti Smith

September 27, 2017, 7 – 8:30 pm
17 Canal Street (across the street from Chace Center entrance)
  • Patti Smith Credit Steven Sebring

Photograph © Steven Sebring.

Renowned artist and author Patti Smith reads from her latest book, Devotion, a detailed account of her own creative process, inspirations, and unexpected connections.

Limited seating, pre-registration required.

Members $25 - MEMBERS ONLY Pre-registration is now open. Check your email for the link or call Visitor Services at (401)709-8402.
Limit of 4 tickets per person.

Non-Members/General Public $30 - Remaining spaces available on August 30

All prices include a copy of Devotion and are non-refundable.

Live simulcast available at the RISD Museum’s Metcalf Auditorium, 20 North Main Street, for free on a first come, first served basis. A limited number of free student tickets will be available through a lottery system through RISD’s Center for Arts & Language.

Patti Smith is a writer, performer, and visual artist. Her memoir Just Kids received a National Book Award, and her recent book M Train is a critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller. Smith was awarded the prestigious title of Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres by the French Republic. Her seminal album Horses has been hailed as one of the top 100 albums of all time, and in 2007 she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Smith lives in New York City.

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