State Government Press Releases

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01/15/2014
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 Barbara L. Green from January 17 through April 1, 2014 while GREEN SPACE at T.F. Green Airport will present...
01/15/2014
AS220 Youth and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts are collaborating once again to present the Annual Youth State Art Exhibit at the Atrium Gallery at One Capitol Hill, a gallery space managed by the State Arts Council and located in the state's main administration building. The show...
01/15/2014
No matter how you feel about what is contained in the recently-proposed state budget, practically everyone agrees that the document itself looks terrific. That's because this year's budget contains cover art by Rhode Island artist John Pitocco of Chepacet, part of an annual collaboration...
12/09/2013
The artistic talents of state employees are on display at the fifteenth annual State Employees Art Show, an exhibit of art work by current and retired Rhode Island state employees, on display now through January 9, 2014 at the Atrium Gallery at One Capitol Hill, a gallery space managed by the...
11/20/2013
STATE ARTS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY CONCERT SCHEDULE FOR RHODE ISLAND STATE HOUSE State House Concerts to Feature 3,000 Student Musicians from 45 Schools [NOTE: a list of concerts by city/town can be found below. A copy of the 2013 holiday concert flyer is attached] The...
10/29/2013
Providence, RI - Join the City of Providence's Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, RI Citizens for the Arts, the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (RICH), and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) for a special Arts and Humanities Pecha Kucha Night at the Comedy Connection in...
10/02/2013
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today the appointment of Lauren Faria as the new Director of its Grants to Organizations Program and Grants Manager. Faria, a resident of Providence, will manage the Council's programs and services for arts and non-profit organizations,...
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...