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
 
www.uri.edu/prov/arts
uri.artsandculture@gmail.com
401.277.5206
 
Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm
Fri-Sat 9am-4pm
Closed Sunday and Holidays

Gallery Director : Steven Pennell