State Government Press Releases

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02/25/2016
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, VSA arts Rhode Island, and the RI Teaching Artists Center will hold the11th Annual State Finals for Poetry Out Loud, the national poetry recitation contest for high school students, on Sunday, March 13, 2016, 1 p.m. at The Metcalf Auditorium of RISD...
01/27/2016
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition, entitled MODERN ARCHEOLOGY, will be held from January 13 through May 1, 2016 at GREEN SPACE, a gallery at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick that presents the work of contemporary Rhode Island artists. ...
01/27/2016
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition of works by David Zapatka will be held from January 21, 2016 through May 31, 2016 at the Block Island Airport Gallery. The Block Island Airport Gallery presents the work of contemporary Rhode Island...
12/22/2015
Rhode Island schools, organizations, community centers and artists were awarded $142,998 in the December 2015 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 Providence. These grants will go...
11/24/2015
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...
11/18/2015
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that artists have been selected for the 2016 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 Richard...
11/05/2015
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) is seeking nominations for the position of State Poet of Rhode Island. This position, created by law in 1989, will be filled through a five-year appointment by Governor Gina M. Raimondo, based in part on recommendations submitted by the State Arts...
10/21/2015
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition of works by Neal Personeus will be held from October 8, 2015 through January 28, 2016 at the Block Island Airport Gallery. The Block Island Airport Gallery presents the work of contemporary Rhode Island...
09/18/2015
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition, entitled THE LOQUACIOUS LINE, will be held from September 16, 2015 through January 3, 2016 at GREEN SPACE, a gallery at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick that presents the work of contemporary Rhode Island...
08/24/2015
The gallery spaces at the Block Island Airport and T.F. Green Airport are accepting art submissions for their 2016 exhibitions. The gallery program, which includes Block Island Airport Gallery and GREEN SPACE, is a partnership between RISCA and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation that promotes...