State Government Press Releases

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01/26/2015
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that two new art exhibitions are opening at the state's airports. The Block Island Airport Gallery will present works by Aleksandar Baba-Vulic from January 22 through May 28, 2015, while GREEN SPACE at T.F. Green Airport will...
01/15/2015
Rhode Island schools, organizations, community centers and artists were awarded $139,877 in the December 2014 round of grants from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. The Arts Council's board approved the awarding of these grants at its December meeting in Warren. These grants will go to...
01/15/2015
The official portrait of Governor Lincoln D. Chafee was presented to the State of Rhode Island at an event at the Rhode Island State House attended by the artist Julie Gearan and representatives from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. Gearan was chosen in April 2014 from among 124...
01/06/2015
WHAT: Annual State Art Exhibit, Asociación de Argentina de Rhode Island and Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) Presents: ARGENTINA and LATIN AMERICA Art Exhibition WHEN: December 15th - January 15th, 2015 WHERE: Atrium Gallery@ One Capitol Hill, William...
11/24/2014
The holiday season is upon us, and the musical talents of Rhode Island school musicians will be showcased as part of a month-long musical celebration of the holidays during the month of December. "We're pleased to be continuing this holiday tradition of student performances at the Rhode Island...
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 ...