The Council honored Morris Nathanson, Holly Ewald, Vartan Gregorian Elementary School PTO’s I WAS THERE Project, and John McNiff and announced a new strategic plan to guide the organization’s work at the 2014 Celebration of the Humanities on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the Biltmore Hotel Grand Ballroom in Providence.
YOU’RE INVITED TO THE 2014 CELEBRATION OF THE HUMANITIES
Join us to celebrate and support the people and projects that make Rhode Island a vital place to live and work at the Celebration of the Humanities on Thursday, October 9, 6:00-8:00pm, at the Biltmore Hotel.
RI CENTER FOR THE BOOK AT PARK(ING) DAY
The Providence Journal caught RI Center for the Book Director, Kate Lentz, at her reading nook for Providence’s 2nd Annual PARK(ing) Day. This worldwide annual event brings together artists, designers, and citizens to transform metered parking spots into temporary mini parks. Photo credit: Kathy Borchers
RHODE TOUR ON THE ROAD
Join us on September 13 at the Hera Gallery in Wakefield, RI for a free introduction to the Rhode Tour mobile phone application. Dr. Sandra Enos will discuss her tour, Orphanages, Asylums and Almshouses, based on research on the history of Rhode Island’s places for its poor, vulnerable, delinquent, hearing impaired and disabled citizens. Utilizing compelling images and stories, this digital technology allows researchers, story-tellers and people who love our state’s places and people an engaging platform to share these resources.
NEH STANDING TOGETHER GRANT
NEH “Standing Together” Grant Will Support Innovative Use of Theater to Inspire Community Discussion of Veterans’ Issues in Rhode Island, July 22, 2014 • Mia Lupo The Council awarded a special grant to The Pell Center at Salve Regina University to support a theatrical production of “Ajax”–a Greek tragedy set in the Trojan War–as a vehicle for opening […]