Topic: exhibit

New exhibition portrays female immigrant identity

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New exhibition portrays female immigrant identity

September 12, 2017 0 comments

An imposing metal detector suggestive of xenophobic persecution looms at the Periphery Space gallery in Pawtucket.

Sarah Jane Lapp ’94 brings paint, puzzles to campus

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Sarah Jane Lapp ’94 brings paint, puzzles to campus

September 5, 2017 0 comments

In viewing the exhibition currently housed by the Sarah Doyle Women’s Center, audiences have the opportunity to take part in the artistic process itself.

‘The Americas on Fire’ exhibit to open at JCB

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‘The Americas on Fire’ exhibit to open at JCB

April 25, 2017 0 comments

Yellowed manuscripts reveal passages and images printed hundreds of years ago — all of which share one thing in common: fire.

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Rhode Island Hall archaeology exhibit documents Greek history

February 9, 2017 0 comments

“I should be Poseidon,” a new collection of pictures and prose, seamlessly blends in with the first floor of Rhode Island Hall.

Science, art converge at RISD Nature Lab

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Science, art converge at RISD Nature Lab

February 7, 2017 0 comments

Tucked away behind the Rhode Island School of Design Art Museum is another museum of sorts.

“And Men Turned Their Faces From There,” Fatma Bucak’s exhibit, reflects the nuanced circumstances of Kurds living along the Turkish-Syrian border.

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Exhibition examines Kurds’ current plight

November 30, 2016 0 comments

Plaintively strewn Damask flowers, grief-stricken video displays of Turkish newspapers and a demoralizing lithograph enumerating the fallen speak volumes.

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‘Other People’s Things’ gives life to ordinary objects

November 3, 2016 0 comments

The Granoff Center for the Creative Arts’ Cohen Gallery opened its latest exhibition, “Other People’s Things,” Wednesday night.

Devin Allen’s photographs depicting the strife plaguing Baltimore after the Freddie Gray shooting in 2015 are showcased at the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America. The photographer’s work gained attention suddenly last year when one of his pictures went viral on social media and made the cover of Time Magazine’s may 2015 edition.

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Baltimore native captures city’s protests in photos

September 28, 2016 0 comments

The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America opened an exhibition Sept. 8 called “Rising/Uprising in Baltimore: A Beautiful Ghetto.”

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Students curate stamp collection exhibit

February 18, 2016 0 comments

Students from the fall 2015 American Studies course “AMST 1510: Museum Collecting and Collections” demonstrated their philatelic expertise.