Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest Submission Deadline 8/1
Submit up to 3 pages of poetry to galwaykinnellpoetrycontest@gmail.com. Electronic Submissions Only. Questions please call 401-996-8678 and also visit our website for more details gakwaykinnellpoetrycontest.WordPress.com
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 21 @ 10:00 pm
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm
Three Pawtucket Arts Festival Poster Artists @ Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
On exhibit in Gallery 175, from August 21 to October 29, 2016, is the work of three Pawtucket artists who have created posters in past years for the Pawtucket Arts Festival.  The artist posters are sold as collectors’ items to support the festival. Morris Nathanson, who created a whimsical poster for the 2007 festival, is[...]
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Blackstone River Revival - Taste of the Valley @ Main St | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
The Pawtucket Arts Festival begins with the 18th Annual Taste of the Valley and Blackstone River Party. Join us for an evening of delicious restaurant food samplings, live music, dance, and refreshments under the tent on the grounds of Slater Mill. One of the Blackstone Valley region’s most anticipated events, the Taste of the Valley[...]
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Pawtucket Irish Music Festival @ Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Traditional Irish Music Festival and 5K Road Race! Irish bands from New England will perform throughout the day bringing some of the best traditional Irish Music to our stage.  This grand event kicks off with the Irish Music Festival 5k road race at 10 am and continues all day and into the night ending at[...]
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am – Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm
Slater's Art & Manufacture Festival (S.A.M. FEST) @ Slater Mill | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
S.A.M. FEST is Slater Mill’s annual summer festival celebrating the innovative spirit of arts and architecture, manufacture, and creative enterprise of all kinds, at iconic Slater Mill, the place “where innovation starts.” The Festival benefits the Rhode Island community with two days of free concerts, a makers market, and much more! S.A.M. showcases art and[...]
Aug 27 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Slater's Art & Manufacture Film (S.A.M. FILM) @ Slater Mill | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Slater Mill’s outdoor screening of two beloved films: • 7:40 p.m. “Moonrise Kingdom” • 9:40 p.m. “Labyrinth” David Bowie
Pawtucket Festival Poster Artists Exhibition @ Gallery 175 - Visitors Center
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pawtucket Festival Poster Artists Exhibition @ Gallery 175 - Visitors Center | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Three artists who have designed posters for the Pawtucket Arts Festival in previous years will be exhibition art work in Gallery 175.  The public is invited to view the artwork and meet and chat with the artists at a reception on Sunday, August 28 from 1 – 3 pm.  The three artists are: Morris Nathanson,[...]
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Taiwan Day – Dragon Boat Races @ Festival Pier | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Since 2000, the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council has presented Rhode Island’s Chinese Dragon Boat Races & Taiwan Day Festival. Come for an action-packed day of Taiwan-style dragon boat races featuring both professional and amateur teams, along with many cultural and artistic performances and activities. Register a team for a chance to win 20 round-trip tickets[...]
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm
Rhode Island Watercolor Society Plein Air Painting @ Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Learn more about the Plein Air painting process as several of our talented members paint local scenes in Slater Memorial Park. This event is free to attend, and a wonderful opportunity to interact with artists as they create their work. During the daytime of September 9th and 10th, RIWS will have a Plein Air Painting[...]
Rhode Island Watercolor Society Try Watercolor Table @ Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Try watercolor! Create a unique work of art for free, and learn more about the wonderful medium of watercolor! Open to children and adults of all ages. In keeping with the spirit of the Pawtucket Arts Festival, RIWS will have a watercolor project table set up just outside the gallery, so that children and adults[...]
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm
Slater Park Fall Festival @ Slater Park | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
A celebration of our vibrant Community! Pawtucket: The 17th Annual Pawtucket Arts Festival presents the “Slater Park Fall Festival” which is a weekend that celebrates the beauty of the park and art – and includes activities at the Daggett Farm, Looff Carousel, the Rhode Island Watercolor Society and the historic Daggett House. Over 100 arts[...]
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
VSA Arts In The Park @ Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Join artists from VSA arts Rhode Island for some hand-on fun! We’ll have all kinds of art making materials so come help us make a collaborative sculpture during the festival day that will represent all the diversity and cultures that make Pawtucket great. Festival goers of all ages and abilities welcome!
Sep 10 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
RI Philharmonic “Pops in the Park” @ Slater Park | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
    Opening Act: Duke Robillard Guitarist. Bandleader. Songwriter. Singer. Producer. Session musician. And a one-man cheering section for the blues, in all its forms and permutations. And every one of those names has shared recording studio space or stage time with a man who is a legend in the blues community. RI Philharmonic “Pops[...]
Dignidad @ ECAS Theater
Sep 17 all-day
Dignidad @ ECAS Theater | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
“Dignidad” is an energetic and lively look at the different stages of life as seen from the viewpoint of our youth.  By combining a cast of experienced adult actors with young actors who have trained especially for this presentation,  “Dignidad” dives deep into the experiences that shape our lives and our dreams while maintaining an[...]
Rhode Island Watercolor Society Open Juried Show "The Art of Play" @ Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
During the Pawtucket Arts Festival, the Rhode Island Watercolor Society has an Open Juried Exhibition “The Art of Play.” Submission to this show is open to all New England artists for a small fee. There will be $250 in cash prizes awarded to the first, second and third place winners. These winners will be juried[...]
Creative Movement Workshops with Metamorphosis Dance Company @ Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Take a moment out of your day to explore your creativity and get in touch with your imagination.  These movement workshops are designed to engage the community and allow for people to learn how to build and create together through movement.  All ages and skill levels are welcome.  You do not have to consider yourself[...]
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Big Ink @ Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
  BIG INK will be partnering with XOS Exchange Street Open Studios for an outdoor event that fosters appreciation for the art of woodcut printmaking. On September 17th,  BIG INK will bring a 48” x 96” mobile printmaking press to XOS. The press will be rolled onto the Exchange Court sidewalk and BIG INK volunteers[...]
XOS Exchange Street Open Studios @ Exchange St. - Armory Arts District
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm
XOS Exchange Street Open Studios @ Exchange St. - Armory Arts District | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Thirty-five artists and designers in 3 renovated mill buildings in the Armory Arts District of Pawtucket, RI will open their studios and lofts to visitors from 11 am to 5 pm on September 17 and 18, 2016. Organized annually since 2012, XOS showcases a wide array of artwork including paintings, sculpture, fine prints, photography, fine[...]
Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame Guided Tour @ Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame Museum
Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm
Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame Guided Tour @ Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame Museum | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
A One Hour Guided Tour of the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame Museum. Enjoy 200 years of Rhode Island’s rich and diverse musical heritage with RIMHOF Archivist Rick Bellaire. Enjoy a guided tour through the museum’s four dozen life-size exhibits spanning two centuries of Rhode Island music history with RIMHOF archivist Rick Bellaire. The[...]
Rhode Island Watercolor Society Watercolor Painting Demonstration @ Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Experience watercolor painting with nationally-awarded artist Bob Noreika. Noreika will be giving a free watercolor demonstration at the Watercolor Society at 4:30pm, September 17th. National award-winner and Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society, Bob Noreika, will be giving a painting demonstration in the RIWS gallery. The demonstration is free and open to the public. Demo[...]
The Out There Art Fair: Little Rhody's Only Outsider Art Festival @ Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
RHD-RI is an arts based non-profit located in downtown Pawtucket that works with artists and musicians with disabilities in order to promote them and their creations and to raise public awareness of their diverse skills and voices. In conjunction with the Pawtucket Arts Festival, RHD-RI will be hosting the 2nd Annual Rhode Island Outsider Art[...]
Oktober Fest @ German American Cultural Society
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm
Oktober Fest @ German American Cultural Society | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Join us Saturday September 24th and Sunday September 25th for the Annual German Oktoberfest. Authentic German Food & Beers plus entertainment both days.
18th Annual City of Pawtucket Photo Contest @ The Pawtucket Visitor's Center
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
18th Annual City of Pawtucket Photo Contest @ The Pawtucket Visitor's Center | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
City of Pawtucket Announces 18th Annual Photo ContestPawtucket:  A City in Focus Theme:  “Pawtucket’s Color Palette” Deadline for entry:  August 2, 2016   PAWTUCKET — Grab your cameras and compose that picture!  The City of Pawtucket and The Camera Werks of Providence announce the 18h Annual City of Pawtucket Photo Contest.  The twelve winning photos,[...]
17th Annual Pawtucket Film Festival @ The Pawtucket Visitor's Center
Oct 14 – Oct 16 all-day
17th Annual Pawtucket Film Festival @ The Pawtucket Visitor's Center | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
Every show has live music, a short and feature film, as well as a reception where you can meet the artists. Come and experience The PFF!! More details to come.