Gallery Night is a FREE, fun-filled way to experience Providence's exciting art scene!
On the third Thursday of every month, from March through November, twenty-one of the city's hot "art spots" open their doors, inviting you to a visual arts party.
take the free art bus
Guided bus tours leave approximately every 20 minutes starting at 5:30pm. Each tour visits 4–5 galleries and runs about 2 hours in length. The final Art Bus of the evening leaves at 7pm.
art bus tours
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.
not a tour kind of person?
Visit all the galleries that interest and intrigue you. Every gallery and museum is FREE on Gallery Night.
how to "do" gallery night
On the third Thursday of every month, from 5–9pm, you can speak with our helpful guides at the Gallery Night Information Center at One Regency Plaza. You can take an Art Bus tour or choose your own itinerary, walking or driving to the galleries of your choice.
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.