State Government Press Releases

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01/28/2010
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts today applauded Governor Donald Carcieri’s appointment of J. L. “Lynn” Singleton, President of the Providence Performing Arts Center, to a three-year term on the board of Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation. Randall Rosenbaum, Executive...
01/24/2010
Federal and state officials joined today with the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts to announce a new grant program designed to help schools transport students to arts and cultural events as an essential part of their basic education. U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Lt. Governor...
01/08/2010
Many employed, many served by Arts Council grants Over a thousand artists will be employed and over 134,000 individuals will benefit from the latest round of grants awarded by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, according to information released by the state arts agency...
01/08/2010
Many employed, many served by Arts Council grants Over a thousand artists will be employed and over 134,000 individuals will benefit from the latest round of grants awarded by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, according to information released by the state arts agency...
11/23/2009
The holiday season is here, 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. “This year will be our biggest celebration to date,” said Randall Rosenbaum, Executive Director of the...
09/11/2009
A 14-foot bronze sculpture, Torsion III, designed and fabricated by Jamestown artist Peter Diepenbrock, was installed at Lippitt Hall on the University of Rhode Island's Kingston Campus on Thursday, Sept. 10, according to The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and the University of Rhode Island.
08/28/2009
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts announced today a call for artists interested in painting the official state portrait of Governor Donald L. Carcieri. State law requires that a portrait of Governor Carcieri be commissioned and presented to the State by the time the governor leaves office...
08/19/2009
A show featuring the work of a diverse group of Rhode Island artists is currently on display during the months of August and September at The Atrium Gallery at One Capitol Hill, a gallery run by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts located in the State’s main administration building. The...
07/26/2009
(July 27, 2009) Governor Donald L. Carcieri and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts joined today with U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Patrick Kennedy and Jim Langevin to announce a series of federal stimulus grants for the arts, designed to support arts organizations who...
07/22/2009
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts announced today its first round of grant awards for the 2009-2010 season. These grants support projects by individual artists, arts organizations, schools and educational organizations in communities throughout the state. The Arts Council awarded a...