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People who love to paint with others in beautiful locations around Rhode Island.

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Waterfire Art Center Arts and Crafts Festival

WaterFire Arts Center

Providence Artisans Market and Bryce Studio, in partnership with Waterfire Providence, are so excited for this weekend’s premier First Annual Art and Crafts Festival! This historic event will be held this Saturday, April 20, at 475 Valley Street in the Waterfire Arts Center! Fine Art, Live Music, Food Trucks, family fun and more! See you there!!

Field Trip: Roger Williams Park Botanical Center

Roger Williams Park Botanical Center

Join in the peaceful setting at Roger Williams Park Botanical Center. Flowers should be in bloom. Fridays are for "Painters & Photographers" to have access to the Botanical Center from 11:00 am - 4:00pm. Let's meet at 10:45am at the entrance to Roger Williams Park Botanical Center Gate. Feel free to bring a lunch or a snack. The Roger Williams Park Botanical Center is located on an island in the historic Roger Williams Park. The Park was designed in 1878 by the landscape architect Horace W.S. Cleveland and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Botanical Center was built in 2007 and with 23,000 square feet of greenhouse space, it is the largest indoor garden display in New England. Since its inception, the RWPBC has offered Park visitors a place to relax, reflect and create long lasting memories through weddings and events held there. It has also become an important place to learn and explore the natural world. The RWPBC is committed to offering an interest for everyone. Educational walks, tours and special activities for all generations can be enjoyed here throughout the year. 11:00 am - 4:00 pm General Admission: (Ages 13-64) $5.00 Children (Ages 6-12): $2.00 Children under 6: Free Military/Seniors (Military ID/Over 64): $2.00 Directions, Parking and Accessibility: The guest parking lot is located across the street from the Mounted Police Command Headquarters and adjacent to the Community Garden. The parking lot can accommodate approximately 56 vehicles. Directions are provided for vehicles. West on I-195 I-195 West to I-95 South Take Exit 17, Elmwood Avenue Left at light Second left into the park Follow the signs to the Botanical Center Public Parking Lot. While the majority of the facility is handicap accessible, guest may request to park behind the building to better accommodate wheelchairs. Guest needing accessibility must visit the Welcome Center first, pay admission and request access.

Mozart at the Elm’s

The Elms

Monday, July 8 • The Elms • 11:00 am Featuring the music of one of the greatest composers of all time, this morning concert showcases Mozart’s talent in a panoply of ensembles. MOZART: Piano Sonata K.333 Selections from The Marriage of Figaro Duo for Violin and Viola No. 1 Clarinet Quintet Artists: Antonov, Baverstam, del Pino, Muresanu, Rapier, Vayner Tickets: $50/$40 For more information visit: https://www.newportmusic.org/

"The Painted Word" by Tom Wolfe, Book Discussion on Art

Newport Art Museum

Part of Newport Art Museum, Book Reviews "The Painted Word" Journalism, Published 1975, 128p. by Tom Wolfe Wolfe addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding days as Abstract Expressionism through its transformations to Pop, Op, Minimal, and Conceptual. “The Painted Word" may well be Tom Wolfe’s most successful piece of social criticism to date.” The New York Times. "Author of many nonfiction novels, "The Right Stuff', "The Bonfire of the Vanities" to name a few. (1975) he produced "The Painted Word", a gleeful screed denouncing contemporary art as a con job perpetrated by cultural high priests, notably the critics Clement Greenberg, Harold Rosenberg and Leo Steinberg - "the kings of culture burg," as he called them." (NYtimes by Deirdre Carmody and William Grimes, May 15, 2018) Free Event is open to the Public, No tickets required. Location: Griswold House at the Newport Art Museum. After the discussion, we can have a gathering of artist to meet at "Newport Tower" 5 Touro Park Street W., Newport, to paint and continue discussions of the author.

Past events (4)

Third Thursday at RISD Museum

RISD Museum of Art

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