State Government Press Releases

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03/05/2019
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that new art exhibitions are on display at Rhode Island's airports. At the GREEN SPACE Gallery at TF Green Airport, an exhibit entitled PORTRAYAL featuring works by Ayumi Ishii, Judd Schiffman and Earle Thurber is on display from...
02/13/2019
The National Endowment for the Arts announced today that it has awarded grants totaling $145,000 to seven arts organizations and agencies in Rhode Island. These federal grants support projects by some of Rhode Island's major arts institutions. In addition, the Endowment works in partnership with...
12/18/2018
Rhode Island schools, organizations, community centers and artists were awarded $163,181 in the December 2018 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 Cranston. These grants will go to...
09/12/2017
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced that the State Native American Art Exhibit is currently on display at the Atrium Gallery in One Capitol Hill through Sept 29, 2017. This gallery is located at One Capitol Hill, the State's main administration building on Smith Street in...
08/16/2017
The gallery space at the Block Island Airport is accepting art submissions for their 2018 exhibitions. The gallery program is a partnership between RISCA and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, to promote outstanding work by artists living and working in Rhode Island. The gallery at the Block...
07/27/2017
The GREEN SPACE Gallery at T.F. Green Airport is accepting art submissions for their 2018 exhibitions. The gallery program is a partnership between RISCA and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation that promotes outstanding work by artists living and working in Rhode Island. The spaces will present...
07/26/2017
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition of works by Neal T. Walsh is on exhibit from July 25 through September 21, 2017 at the Block Island Airport Gallery. The Block Island Airport Gallery presents the work of contemporary Rhode Island artists...
06/07/2017
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition of works by Bonnie Schultz Platzer is on exhibit from May 31 through July 25, 2017 at the Block Island Airport Gallery. The Block Island Airport Gallery presents the work of contemporary Rhode Island...
05/18/2017
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition is on display at TF Green Airport. At the GREEN SPACE Gallery, an exhibit entitled OBJECT OF AFFECTION featuring works by Craig Crawford, Sherie Harkins and Mary Jameson is on display from May 17 through...
04/19/2017
More than $1 billion in compensation was paid to Rhode Islanders involved in the arts and cultural production sector in 2014, according to a new study released today through a collaboration of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic...