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.
Free, all are welcome!
THIS MONTH'S SCHEDULE:
Stitching Alive Her Unseen Desires
5-6 and 7-8
Lisa Z. Morgan performs a stitched response to an array of 'stray' feminine garments from the Museum’s costume and textiles collection.
Cash Bar, Bolt Coffee, and Grad Student Happy Hour
Grab a drink at the bar and a doughnut from Bolt Coffee! RISD grad students, check in at the RISD GSA table for your drink tickets.
Join artist Caitlin Gomes in a hands-on workshop to meditate, create and express personal narratives using embroidery and printing techniques.
Ways of Looking: Model of a Funerary Boat
Through guided conversation, discover your own perspective on an ancient Egyptian model boat.
Community MusicWorks Sonata Series
The Sonata Series showcases Community MusicWorks’s resident musicians and special guests in brilliant duo performances. This month, Minna Choi and Chloë Kline join guest pianist Eliko Akahori for a study in historical contrasts with César Franck’s 1886 violin sonata and Marcelle Soulage's 1926 viola sonata.
The Art of Race: Costume & Textiles [registration required]
Join The Center for Reconciliation Program Director and Curator, Elon Cook Lee, and RISD Museum Costume & Textiles Conservation Assistant, Anna Rose Keefe, for a special opportunity to explore and discuss the racial history of works in the Museum's collection.
Think & Drink: Repair [registration required]
Join Kate Irvin, curator of costume and textiles, for a talk about the "Repair and Design Futures" exhibition. Following the gallery talk, Bottles Fine Wine, Providence RI will lead a tasting of hearty white wines, perfect for winter sipping.
Learn more about upcoming events and sign up for popular Thursday events like Think and Drink and the Art of Race here: