join us for a fun and free evening in downtown providence!
Hop on an art bus at the regency plaza on thursday evening, 16 August!
Here's a guide to the most exciting art events, gallery openings, and art happening around town. Information on current exhibitions is updated daily!
It's Summer! join us for a Bike tour on gallery night...
...and see lots of art, too!
Do you love art and bike riding? Join us for a special tour for cyclists on Gallery Night on 16 August! The ride will begin at 5pm at Sprout CoWorking Gallery, 166 Valley Street, Providence, where there's ample parking for your car. In addition to Sprout, visit Providence City Hall Gallery, BankRI Turks Head Gallery, Gallery Belleau, India Point Park, ArtProv Gallery and RISD Museum. Stay tuned for more info in the coming days. Join us for this exciting, summer tour!
what is gallery night?
On the third Thursday of every month, from March through November, eighteen of the city's hottest "art spots" open their doors for a visual arts party.
You can take a free guided Art Bus tour or choose your own itinerary, walking or driving to the galleries of your choice.
Visit all the galleries that interest and intrigue you. Every gallery and museum is FREE on Gallery Night.
take the free art bus (5 tours each gallery night)
Guided bus tours leave every 20 minutes, 5:30–7:00. Each tour visits 4 galleries and runs about 2 hours in length.
Experienced Gallery Night guides and celebrity guides lead the tours. Mix and mingle with artists, art collectors, curators, designers and academics as they share their thoughts and enthusiasm about Providence's rich artistic community.
what to expect
Watch glass blowers at work, discover folk art from around the world, talk with painters and photographers and meet new and interesting people. Each gallery offers a unique art experience with changing exhibitions featuring local, national and international artists. Start your own collection and support the local economy with a one-of-a-kind gift of art. Fine art purchases are tax-free in RI.
Park free at any of the convenient lots located throughout the city. The enclosed map notes lot locations. There is limited free parking available at One Regency Plaza, located at the end of Greene Street, second lot on the left between Fountain and Sabin Streets.
FOOD TRUCKS A GALLERY NIGHT PROVIDENCE: a yummy addition!
Hungry for some good food on Gallery Night? On 16 August, food trucks will return to One Regency Plaza with amazing food choices for tour goers!
Arrive early, purchase yummy food and enjoy it in the Regency Lounge- or grab it on the run before boarding the tour bus!!
Throughout the Gallery Night season, PVD Food Truck events will be providing a rotation of locally owned food trucks
To learn more about the food trucks visit: www.FoodTrucksIn.com/food-truck-events
More more information about this months Gallery Night visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1717714154974945/