JUNE 17, 2016 • Tom Roberts Prize Awardee Lorén Spears, executive director of the Tomaquag Museum in Exeter, featured in Providence Business News.
THE RANT AT THE GAMM
NOVEMBER 17, 2015 Rhode Island Public Radio features the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre’s production of “The Rant” by Andrew Case and its associated public forums, funded in part by the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities. “The Rant” at the Gamm Theatre runs through December 13.
RI HISTORICAL SOCIETY SEEKS BLACK HISTORY ARTIFACTS
APRIL 15, 2015 The Rhode Island Historical Society has launched an ambitious project to tell the story of Rhode Island’s blacks in the 20th century, funded in part by the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities.
DOCUMENTING A TREASURED GENERATION
JANUARY 5, 2015 •Tim Gray, chairman of the World War II Foundation, a council grantee, discusses his work to document stories of World War II veterans with Providence Business News.
SHELLFISHING PLAN BRINGS STAKEHOLDERS TO SAME TABLE
NOVEMBER 13, 2014 The Warwick Beacon reports on the Rhode Island Shellfishing Management Plan, dubbed a “groundbreaking public-private analysis of one of the state’s signature industries.”
“AJAX” PRODUCTION AND COMMUNITY DIALOGUE
NOVEMBER 5, 2014 The Newport Mercury discusses the Pell Center’s production of “Ajax,” supported by a special grant from the Council as part of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ “Standing Together: The Humanities and the Experience of War” special initiative.
WORLD WAR II FOUNDATION DOCUMENTARY
AUGUST 16, 2014 The Providence Journal discusses a new documentary, “Above and Beyond,” by The World War II Foundation, headed by filmmaker Tim Gray, which tells the story of former Governor Bruce Sundlun’s World War II experience.
PSU RECEIVES BEST PRACTICES AWARD
Council grantee, The Providence Student Union (PSU), received an Advocacy Award from the Rhode Island Foundation this month for its public policy advocacy effort to increase the number of students who qualify for free bus service to and from school.
5 QUESTIONS WITH MARTA V. MARTÍNEZ
MAY 23, 2014 • Marta V. Martínez, executive director of Rhode Island Latino Arts, discusses the evolving goals of her organization with Providence Business News.
EVERETT DANCE’S ‘FREEDOM PROJECT’
APRIL 19, 2014 • The Providence Journal discusses the Freedom Project, which aims to bring people who have been marginalized by the criminal justice system out of the shadows, so their stories may shed light on the injustices perpetrated within the system.