State Government Press Releases

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10/31/2014
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that artists have been selected for the 2015 exhibitions at the Block Island Airport Gallery on Block Island and GREEN SPACE at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick. The Block Island Airport Gallery will present works by Ben Wohlberg,...
07/21/2014
Thousands of artists will be employed in the coming year in projects supported by grants from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, according to an announcement released by the State Arts Council today about its first round of grant awards for the 2014-2015 season. These grants, funded...
07/21/2014
The gallery spaces at the Block Island Airport and T.F. Green Airport are accepting art submissions for their 2015 exhibitions. The gallery program, which includes Block Island Airport Gallery and GREEN SPACE, is a partnership between the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and the...
07/16/2014
The National Endowment for the Arts today announced that the City of Pawtucket, in partnership with State Department of Transportation (RIDOT), will receive a $75,000 grant in the highly-competitive "Our Town" funding category. The "Our Town" grants represent the NEA's investment in creative...
06/18/2014
WHAT: Asian Art Exhibit An exhibit featuring the works of artists from Khamera Sovann Heng, Jennifer Leo, Jyotsna Mokashi, Danny Ong, Mahendar Paul,Patcharee Phomsouvannady, Matthew Phou, Bountheng Tanakhone (B.T.), and Cia Y. Xiong. WHEN: Exhibition Dates: June 9 through June 18, 2014 ...
06/17/2014
The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) today announced the appointment of Elena Calderón Patiño, Director of the Community Arts program at the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts to its Board of Directors. NALAC is the nation's only multidisciplinary Latino arts service...
05/21/2014
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition, entitled Double Take, will be held through September 1, 2014 at GREEN SPACE, an art gallery at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick that presents the work of contemporary Rhode Island artists. In Double Take,...
04/08/2014
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition of works by Linnea Toney Leeming will be held from April 7, 2014 through July 7, 2014 at the Block Island Airport Gallery. The Block Island Airport Gallery presents the work of contemporary Rhode Island...
04/07/2014
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts announced today that Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has selected Rhode Island artist Julie Gearan to create his official portrait. Gearan, of Providence, was chosen from among 124 artists who applied late last year as part of a national search conducted by...
02/20/2014
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts presents 25 of the State's Finest Artists at the 10th Annual RISCA Fellowship Exhibition Friday, February 21 through Friday, March 28, 2014. The RISCA Fellowship Exhibition is an annual event that showcases works by Rhode Island artists who have been...