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Today is October 31, 2014. The Museum is open from 10 am – 5 pm.

Patti Smith: The Gail Silver Memorial Lecture

October 2, 2013, 6:15 – 8 pm
RISD Auditorium, 17 Canal Street
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Photography by Edward Mapplethorpe

Legendary artist Patti Smith speaks about her work and creative process in a rare Providence appearance at the 37th annual Silver Lecture. Smith is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee (2007), National Book Award-winning author (Just Kids, 2010), Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France, 2005), and winner of the prestigious Polar Music Prize (2011).

This event is SOLD OUT. A live simulcast will be available at RISD Museum’s Metcalf Auditorium. The simulcast will be a non-ticketed event, filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

A limited number of tickets will be held for RISD students at CSI’s Carr Haus desk. These tickets will be released starting at noon on September 28.