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The Board of Trustees of the Newport Art Museum has appointed Norah Diedrich as its new executive director. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elzora and FirstWorks Executive Artist Director Kathleen Pletcher have announced the artist roster for the Providence International Arts Festival this week. Events are slated June 11-14. more
AS220 and the city of Providence are among 90 finalists for grants from ArtPlace America, which received 1,283 applications. more
Eliza Squibb, executive director of the Global Alliance to Immunize against AIDS Vaccine Foundation, has taken an unlikely path with her fine arts education. While studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, Squibb became the first artist in residence at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, where she helped researchers develop visual tools in order to analyze cephalopod camouflage. Later, during a summer internship in Peru where she studied textile productio, Squibb noticed that the village’s vibrant prints told stories and had a social impact on the community. Her observation and interest in textiles brought her to Mali through GAIA, where she designed prints that were both eye-catching and informative in order to raise awareness of HPV. She holds a BFA from the RISD. more
More than $176,000 in federal funding has been awarded to Rhode Island arts organizations from the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, according to a press release from U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. more
Cleveland Kurtz has been president of the Rhode Island Rhythm and Blues Preservation Society for about five years. Along with a love for the music, he supports the group’s commitment to music in education for young people. Here he shares how his organization fulfills its mission. more
Events and project planner for the Rhode Island Latino Arts discusses the nonprofit’s fund raising strategy and busy calendar. more
With a nod to seafood and the arts, the Rhode Island Foundation on Wednesday announced this year’s winners of the Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships. more
Trinity Rep will award actress and East Greenwich native Debra Messing with the Pell Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts at the 19th annual Pell Awards on June 15 at the theater. more
Rhode Island School of Design’s interim provost, Pradeep Sharma, has been promoted to provost. more
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