State Government Press Releases

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01/12/2022
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced today the first round of recommended awards for fiscal year 2022, with 11 awards totaling nearly $195,000 to Rhode Island-based arts and culture organizations. Nationally, the first round of NEA's recommended awards for fiscal year 2022...
12/16/2021
Next cycle of arts grants to open Feb. 1 with updated offerings Arts and culture organizations, arts education and healthcare programs, individual and teaching artists, culture workers, and related community projects benefited from $215,011 in funding announced today by the Rhode Island State...
10/22/2021
The Rhode Island Film & TV Office announced today that the Disney+ sequel to the beloved 1993 film, Hocus Pocus, began filming in Rhode Island on October 18, 2021 until the end of the year. The highly anticipated Hocus Pocus 2 is set for a 2022 debut. Bette Midler (The First Wives Club,...
10/07/2021
The Atrium Gallery at One Capitol Hill features 3 RI artists Providence, RI— An educational art exhibit by the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, New England Chapter, called Rivers to the Sea, is currently on display at the Atrium Gallery at One Capitol Hill on the main floor of the state'...
09/28/2021
Warwick, RI—The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) today announced new art exhibitions have opened in the galleries at Block Island and Rhode Island T.F. Green International airports. The galleries are a partnership between RISCA and the RI Airport Corporation (RIAC). GREEN SPACE...
09/20/2021
Funding expands assistance reach to state's more vulnerable and hardest-hit organizations Providence– Some 121 RI culture, humanities and arts nonprofits benefit from the RI Culture, Humanities and Arts Recovery Grant (RI CHARG) program, a historic collaborative partnership between the State...
09/10/2021
To dovetail with National Arts in Education Week, Sept. 12 - 18, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announces additions to its Rhode Island Teaching Artist Roster. The Roster is a list of teaching artists and arts organizations who have been reviewed by public panels and selected...
08/03/2021
Key staff members lead workshops, meetings to navigate grant application process; First time grantees encouraged to apply Providence, RI—The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that applications are now open for grants to nonprofit organizations and individual artists;
07/19/2021
Arts and culture organizations, arts education programs, teaching artists in healthcare and education, individual artists, culture workers, and other related community projects benefited from $878,942 in funding announced today by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA). The 156...
07/08/2021
Exhibition at One Capitol Hill, Providence, closes Sept. 17 Exhibit details What: Nature, Nurture, Hope by Rebecca Flores with works by her son, Joshua Elijah Amado When: Open to the public, weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through September 17 Where: The Atrium Gallery, first floor of the state...