State Government Press Releases

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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...
AS220 Youth and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts are collaborating 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 will run from...
The State Arts Council and Capitol TV announced today that a number of holiday concerts taped live at the Rhode Island State House over the past several weeks will be rebroadcast on December 24 and Christmas Day over Capitol TV (Channel 15 on the Cox Cable system, and Channel 34 on the Verizon...