Art

Art and Nuclear Ecology

David Winton Bell Gallery’s latest show processes nuclear fallout into fine art.

Film still from “Untitled (Human Mask),” Pierre Huyghe, 2014. Courtesy of the artist, Hauser and Wirth, and Anna Lena Films. Below: “Jar of Trinitite (Tasters Choice/Proving Ground),” 2015. Courtesy of the artist. Originally commissioned and produced by Artpace, San AA film of an anthropomorphic monkey in post-apocalyptic Fukushima. X-ray photographs of decades-old radioactive glass from the world’s first nuclear test…

Experience Virtual Reality at the RISD Museum

The RISD Museum presents "DiMoDa," a virtual reality exhibit where visitors can experience art in a whole new way.

Surrounded by unblinking stars in the shadowy vacuum of space, I’m not entirely sure how I’m breathing. I tread across an enormous asteroid towards a museum, a building that looks like a cross between a Greek temple and a greenhouse. Smaller asteroids hover far above me: One has an enormous head (with its tongue lolling out) sprawled across the rocky…

Meet the RISCA Fellows

Painters, writers, dancers, musicians: The 2017 RISCA fellows are honored with an exhibition and three receptions.

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts' highly anticipated fellowship exhibition opens March 6, with receptions on March 10, March 24 and April 2. Twenty-seven artists received grants of $1,000 or $5,000 to continue their work in a range of disciplines. Projects by visual art fellows will show at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren, through April 2, while…

Disney's the Lion King Rules the PPAC Stage

A three-dimensional environment elevates the emotional story, filled with art, incredible music and dance and appreciation for African cultures.

You may think you know the story of Disney's The Lion King, but you haven't truly seen it until you've experienced the musical stage adaptation. The entire performance is miraculous – from the intricate African costumes and masks to the menagerie of twenty-five different animals and colorful puppets that fill the stage and aisles. A three-dimensional environment elevates the emotional…

PPL Launches "On The Table" Exhibit

The Providence Public Library kicks off a series of food-related activities, talks and more.

The Providence Public Library presents "On the Table," an exhibition that explores how a simple meal at a table anchors so much of who we are. To celebrate, they are hosting a launch party tomorrow evening at 5:30 p.m., which will feature a food art installation by Tony and Marina Balko and music by Mark and Sam Taber. So, what exactly is…

Hera Gallery Hosts "The Feminist Opposition"

We got the scoop on the female-forward show.

Hera Gallery’s forthcoming exhibition, “The Feminist Opposition,” was the most shared and submitted call in the history of the feminist art cooperative, which launched in 1974. “With the political climate we’re in now, we thought it was best to see how current feminist art was reacting to this change,” says Adrien Mercier, gallery director. Hundreds of artists across the country…

The Original Artsy Women in RI

A new show features the work of Rhode Island's pioneering female artists.

They couldn’t incite change with a vote, but they could with art — at least in Rhode Island. To commemorate Women’s History Month, the Providence Art Club hosts “Making Her Mark,” an exhibition that celebrates the professional women artists and educators of the nineteenth century. The show runs from March 5 to 30, with a daylong symposium on March 25….

Local Mural Honors Patriots' Five Rings

Dennis Moffitt Painting is stopping traffic with its painting that celebrates the New England Patriots' latest Super Bowl win.

Drive by Dennis Moffitt Painting in Wakefield and you might be intercepted; intercepted by a giant mural depicting a hand with five Super Bowl rings to honor our New England Patriots' latest win. On Feb. 8, the business unveiled the painting of the fifth ring on the hand that already appeared on the side of the building. It was tough…