State Government Press Releases

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08/27/2013
RHODE ISLAND STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ART BY RI ARTISTS FOR EXHIBITION IN AIRPORT GALLERIES The Rhode Island State Council On the Arts announced today a call for art by Rhode Island artists for exhibition at The Airport Galleries located on Block Island and in Warwick. ...
08/14/2013
Story in August 14, 2013 edition of Block Island Times by Lars Trodson http://block-island.villagesoup.com/p/after-several-years-of-delay-mural-installed-at-block-...
07/25/2013
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts announced today thousands of artists will be employed in the coming year on projects supported by the Council's first round of grant awards for the 2013-2014 season. The grants are funded through an appropriation from Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and...
06/10/2013
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition, entitled INTERMEDIARY, will be held from May 22 through September 6, 2013 at GREEN SPACE, a gallery at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick that presents the work of contemporary Rhode Island artists. The...
04/11/2013
Funds will help thousands of local youth gain access to the arts PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that it received a second year of funding from Bank of America for its Big Yellow School Bus (BYSB) program. The grant will ensure that...
03/25/2013
Classical High School student Jenifer Henriquez is this year's Rhode Island winner of the Poetry Out Loud state championship, held Sunday, March 17 at Bishop Hendricken High School, sponsored locally by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and VSA arts of Rhode Island. As Rhode Island state...
03/07/2013
The State Arts Council announced today that the Closing Reception and Artist Talk for the 9th Annual Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) Fellowship Exhibition will be held on Saturday, March 9th from 1:00pm to 4:00 pm at the Jamestown Arts Center, located at 18 Valley Street in Jamestown,
02/28/2013
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and The Rhode Island Foundation announced today that they are bringing the "Assets for Artists" program to Rhode Island, through a partnership with the internationally acclaimed Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MassMoCA), the...
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts will present the 9th Annual RISCA Fellowship Exhibition, showcasing work by 23 artists who received Fellowship Awards from the State Arts Council over the past year. The Fellowship Exhibition will run from February 14 through March 9 at the Jamestown Arts...
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition, entitled ON AND THROUGH AND IN BETWEEN, will be held from January 30 through April 30th, 2013. in GREEN SPACE, a gallery at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick that presents the work of contemporary Rhode...