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

March Press Release

URI Providence Campus Arts and Culture Program presents

Telling HerStory Creating the Future:A Women’s History Month Exhibit March 4-28 2019

Gallery Reception March 21th 5-9pm  featuring gallery performances by OutLoud Theatre

The “Telling HerStory Creating the Future” exhibit features the work of more than thirty area artists, in all styles and media, all ages and all ethnicities.  And the artists are also women. ‘Women artists’ have long accomplished astounding work reflecting their cultural roots, thoughts, feelings, ideas and inspirations – from the scientific and technology to the magical and mysterious, for the realistic to the abstract.  This exhibit shares the ‘voices’ and points of view of an amazing gathering of talented, expressive artists. It includes accomplished professionals as well as up and coming community based artists. Among the featured artists are:Nadine Almada, Carolina Arentsen Urria , Alexandra Broches, Marjorie Ball, Jennifer Cahoon, Tamara Diaz, Melanie Ducharme, Ana Flores, Alice Benvie Gebhart, Susan Garland, Nancy Gaucher Thomas, Amy Goldstein, Robin Halpren-Ruder, Margaret Hart, Annie Kennedy, Wendy Ingram, Michele Lee, Paula Martiesian, Madolin Maxey, Cynthia Taylor Meeks, Barbara Pagh, Dianne Reilly, Monique Rolle Johnson, Barbara Rosenbaun, Carol Scavotto, Rebecca Seimering, Monica Shinn, Simone Spruce,  Kristin Street, Robyn Thomas, Judy Volkman, Cynthia Whalen Nelson.

Follow us on twitter @URIprovarts All events are free and open to the public.

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