Gallery Night Providence Bus Tours are FREE, and they depart from the Regency Plaza in Downtown Providence every twenty minutes beginning at 5:30PM, with the last bus leaving at 7PM. Reservations are not required (unless otherwise noted). Tours meet in the first floor lounge of the Regency at One Regency Plaza.
Celebrating The Ocean and Beaches!
Tours for Thursday Evening, 19 July 2018:
Multicultural Tour @ 5:30pm
Providence City Hall Gallery
The Peaceable Kingdom
(Cathren Housley, GN Guide)
At Providence City Hall Gallery see Michael Gabrielle’s macrame tapestries and Keri King’s esoteric illustrations on paper.
At Atrium Gallery see the Little Rhody Thrummers Rug Show featuring the work of 42 traditional rug-hooking artists working in a wide variety of styles.
At The Peaceable Kingdom see Peruvian retablos, hand-crafted and colorfully painted miniature sculptures by the Jimenez family from the Andean region of Ayacucho, Peru.
Inventive and Avant - Garde Walking Tour @ 5:50pm
AS220 Main Gallery & Project Space
BIG NAZO Lab
(Melanie Ducharme, GN Guide)
At AS220 Main Gallery & Project Space see artworks by Michelle Benoit, Melissa Dillon Cummins, Patience Peck, Cathren Housley, Kyle Machado and KYLE b. co.
At BIG NAZO Lab see puppetry techniques and the process by which BIG NAZO characters are developed and constructed.
At Copacetic see an amazing showroom full of unique jewelry, designer clocks and gadgets of all shapes and sizes that dazzle the eye.
Ocean, Beaches and Nature Tour @ 6pm
Sprout CoWorking Gallery
(Anthony DiPalma, GN Guide and Kate Wilson, Celebrity Guide)
At Sprout CoWorking Gallery see artworks by Rachel Brask, Jesenia Cruz, Eran Fraenkel, Ewa Romaszewicz and Liz Sauco in celebration of the ocean and beaches.
At Gallery Belleau see colorful, whimsical and intriguing hand-blown glass works of art by artist and shop proprietor, Christopher Belleau.
At Dryden Gallery see the whimsical, colorful and comical Ken Doll Photographs of Sarah Gaunt.
Psychologically Expressive Tour @ 6:30pm
URI Providence Campus Gallery
(Ted DiLucia, GN Guide and Frank Toti, Celebrity Guide)
At URI Providence Campus Gallery see a Visual Journal Exchange Interactive Exhibit by David R. Modler and Samuel H. Peck.
At BankRI Gallery see the paintings by Michelle Lee, business woman, interior designer, wife and the mother of three teenage boys.
At ArtProv Gallery see the exhibition, “Head Space,” a group show that dives deep into the human psyche. The work of seven artists are on view, including Wendy Brusick, Judy Volkmann, V.F. Wolf, Ted DiLucia, Sean James Harrington, Vincent Castaldi and Serena Lafond.
Exploring All Media Tour @ 7pm
Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts
(John Housley, GN Guide and Angelo Marinosci, Jr. and Arcangelo Marinosci, Celebrity Guides)
At Gather Glass see a hands-on glass blowing demonstration in an authentic glass studio and gallery.
At Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts see the black & white and color photographs by acclaimed photographer and photo tourism pioneer, Ron Rosenstock.
At RISD Museum see the exhibition, The Phantom of Liberty: Contemporary Works in the RISD Museum Collection, comprised of works by more than 40 artists, designers, and collectives in the RISD Museum collection. The exhibition, representing a range of media, including painting, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, drawings, and photographs, explores the illusive and imaginary notions of “freedom.”
July Celebrity Guides
More info on the July Celebrity Guides will be coming soon! Stay tuned!