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Morris Nathanson, Pawtucket Revival Architect and Artist, Turns 90
The City of Pawtucket pulled out all the stops to honor Morris Nathanson on September 8, the day before his 90th birthday, at the “Curtain Up” gala opening of the 2017 Pawtucket Arts Festival. The bridge carrying Exchange Street over the Blackstone River between Roosevelt Avenue and Broadway had previously been named for Nathanson, but […]
Crafting Contrast and Conversation with PVD’s Public Art
The Avenue Concept is a non-profit organization that has gone from channeling and championing street art to becoming the prime mover for public art in our state’s Creative Capital City. Murals and sculpture installations – roughly 109 around the city – have bloomed as a result of their efforts and the city’s collaboration with artists […]
Feed Your Inner Artist
Art is an embedded part of our culture here in Rhode Island. Thoughts of the Ocean State often bring to mind WaterFire, the RISD Museum, Gallery Night Providence, and a number of art festivals such as The Wickford Art Festival, The Scituate Art Festival, NecronomiCon PVD and PVD Fest. It’s easy to understand how […]