Art & Placemaking

A meeting of the New England Contemporary Curators Forum

28 October 2016
Providence, Rhode Island

Co-organized with
Dominic Molon, Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum
Jamilee Lacy-Polson, Director, Providence College Galleries

A day of excursions, conversations, and presentations exploring the art institutions, artist-led organizations, and non-profits of Providence, Rhode Island and how, collectively, they contribute to placemaking, community building, and civic identity.

Site visits include:

AS220 Project Space (95 Matthewson St)
Discussion with Neal Walsh, Gallery Director

The Steel Yard (27 Sims Ave)
Discussion with Howie Sneider, Executive Director

WaterFire Arts Center (475 Valley St)
Discussion with Barnaby Evans, Executive Artistic Director

The Wurks (45 Acorn St) &
Nicholson File Studios (350 Kinsley Ave)

Tours & Studio Visits

Monohasset Mill (532 Kinsley Avenue)


Postcard By Berger Bros., Providence, R.I. (ca. 1930-1945) courtesy Boston Public Library Tichnor Brothers Collection #72672