Experience art in new ways through performances, snippets of conversation, hands-on art-making, and encounters with contemporary artists. Bring your work buddy, your studio neighbor, an old friend, or a new date and start your evening with Third Thursday.
Dirt Palace Public Projects takes over August's Third Thursday with performance, video, and DJs. Part two of three collaborative events with the Museum and part of the 150 artists' multidisciplinary works on exhibition at the Wedding Cake House in Providence. Ruffles, Repair & Ritual: the Fine Art of Fixing celebrates the extensive renovation of the Wedding Cake House into a cultural facility that will support an Artist in Residence program and expansion of the Dirt Palace, a feminist art space going strong in Providence since 2000.
Guest DJ Caloric
Ways of Looking: "African Venus"
6:30 and 7:30 pm
Explore your own perspective on a 19th-century bust of an African woman through guided conversation led by a museum educator.
Think and Drink: Gorham Silver (registration required)
Join assistant curator Emily Banas for a look at the drinking related items on view in Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance and enjoy a sampling of easy-to-make summer cocktails from Bottles.
Image: The Powers, Courtesy of the Artist