URI Feinstein Providence Campus Gallery

About the gallery

The gallery presents a diverse spectrum of visual and performing arts as part of the university’s Urban Arts and Culture Program. The programs explore and raise public awareness about topical issues in the urban community setting, and also celebrate cultural diversity in order to promote understanding.

Through the work of professional artists from community, around the country and the world in themed exhibits exploring such issues as Domestic Violence, Hunger, Homelessness, Breast Cancer Awareness, Human Rights, Civil Rights Globalization, Genetic Testing HIV/AIDS and the Holocaust. The program also presents work by various racial, ethnic and representative populations including Black Community in Rhode Island, Italians in Rhode Island, Indigenous Women, Africa, South East Asia, China Then and Now, My Puerto Rico, Windows To The Sol (Latin American), Bolivia, Vietnam Veterans, Master Strokes (Older Americans), to promote understanding and appreciation of difference through the arts.

The URI Feinstein Providence Campus Gallery provides opportunities to focus on the value of Art Education in the public schools with The Gift of Art To The State of Rhode Island and also in the three state colleges/universities. The work includes extensive collaboration and outreach to the community and with schools and social service organizations around the region. All exhibits and events are free and open to the public.

URI Feinstein Providence Campus Gallery
80 Washington Street
(1st and 2nd floor lobby galleries)
Providence, RI 02903
Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm
Fri-Sat 9am-4pm
Closed Sunday and Holidays

Gallery Director : Steven Pennell

Wheelchair accessible


URI Feinstein Providence Campus Arts and Culture Program Presents;

The Art Connection-RI Summer Exhibit

July 1-31 2019  Gallery Night Reception July 18, at 5-9pm

with a gallery talk by a TAC-RI donating artist, volunteer and Board member at 7pm

Art Connection-RI (AC-RI) Summer Exhibit features more than 100 artworks available for selection by Rhode Island community service organizations. Guided by the passionate belief in the transformative power of art, AC-RI's mission is to enrich and inspire underserved populations by providing community service organizations in Rhode Island access to original works of art. This unique service is made possible by the generous participation of over 80 local artists and art donors. To date, AC-RI has placed over 1,100 at 75 community service agencies throughout the state. The artworks presented are available for placement at community nonprofit organizations.

Among the artists whose works are featured in the exhibit are: Janet Alling, Phillip Ashley, Carol Beagan, Jim Bush, Uli Brahmst, Ruth Brandt, Fay Chandler, Deborah Cleary, Bill Comeau, Ann Daum, Maria DiFranco, Rebekah Eckstein, Barnet Fain, Jean Fain, Abbott “Tom” Gleason, Richard Harrington, Faith Hyde, Wendy Ingram,  Carolyn Hagy Kent, David Kupferman, Penelope Manzella, Paul M. Murray, Sarah Mutton, Nichole Nardini, Norman Petersen, Roberta Richman. Jean Risica, Bea Robinson, Miriam Shenitzer, Reba Stewart, Maria Termini, Beverly Thomas, Roberta VanDerMolen, Denise Wall, Toba Weintraub, Paul Almeida, Claire Bowen, Nancy McParlin, Alfred Smith, Brenda Wilkinson, Elizabeth Zimmerman.

URI Feinstein Providence Campus 1st and 2nd floor Lobby Gallery

80 Washington St Providence RI 02903

Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 9-9, Fri. & Sat. 9-4, Closed Weekends and Holidays


For information call 401-277-5206 uri.artsandculture@gmail.com or visit uri.edu/ceps/prov/arts or follow us on twitter @URIprovarts

All events are free and open to the public.