Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, November 3, 2013
FINAL WEEK! Upper Farago, Spalter New Media, and Lower Farago Galleries
3 galleries, 300 artists, 4 months
The RISD Museum’s first large survey of work from the greater-Providence region in more than 20 years, Locally Made expands across several Museum galleries with multiple components celebrating the rich and diverse talent in the city and nearby communities.
The Museum’s Upper Farago Gallery features about 40 recent acquisitions now in the collection, all created by artists in the region; video works by local filmmakers selected by guest curator Dina Deitsch (Contemporary Art Curator, deCordova Museum) are screened in the Spalter New Media Gallery.
Lower Farago Gallery is transformed into a multifaceted programming space, One Room, where invited artists, designers, performers, and other community members creatively curate, teach, and experiment through a variety of participatory events. (View One Room events.)
Save the Date – Design the Night: Block Party
Celebrate the opening of this show with Local Makers on July 18, 5-9 pm. Join us for a free block party, exciting programs and events inside the Museum and out, favorite local food trucks and a cash bar on Benefit Street, and a special outdoor concert by Joe Fletcher & The Wrong Reasons. “Perhaps the most anticipated night of the summer,” says Rhode Island Monthly.
Locally Made is supported by Dr. Joseph A. Chazan and Robert and Judy Mann. Support for Design the Night is provided by the Providence Tourism Council and the City of Providence, Angel Taveras, Mayor.
“A landmark show” — Providence Phoenix
“Locally Made, a festival of artwork and other programming at the RISD Museum, has some terrific art in it. … There’s also a daily parade of speakers and demonstrations, an exhilarating mix of local makers and performers that reaches well beyond the visual arts.” — Boston Globe
“Native talent on display” — Providence Journal