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RESCHEDULED: 19th Amendment Commemoration Meeting

International Tennis Hall of Fame 194 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI, United States

In 2020, organizations across Rhode Island will host a variety of activities, events, and programs that honor the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. To better amplify and unify the work of each organization, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea and the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities are excited to unveil […]


Free Virtual Workshop on Managing Complex Historical Collections

Virtual Event

Need a brush-up on your cataloging skills?  If you are a professional, volunteer or student associated with one of Rhode Island’s repositories or cultural institutions, you can register for a free virtual workshop, Managing Complex Collections, presented by the Rhode Island Historical Records Advisory Board (RIHRAB) on Friday, June 25th at 9 a.m. This workshop, led […]


Civic Engagement and Storytelling

Rhode Island State Library 82 Smith Street, Providence, United States

The Civic Engagement Series is a new panel discussion from the RI Department of State featuring Rhode Islanders who use their time and talent to create space for all of us to engage civically in unique ways. This inaugural event is centered around Storytelling as a form of civic engagement. The panel will feature Tina […]


Opening Reception for “A Matter of Truth” Exhibition

Rhode Island State House 82 Smith St, Providence, RI, United States

A Matter of Truth Exhibition Opening Reception Friday, November 10, 2023, 4:30-6:30 pm Rhode Island State House, Bell Room Hosted by RI Black Heritage Society and Secretary of State Gregg Amore A Matter of Truth: The Struggle for African Heritage & Indigenous People for Equal Rights in Providence, Rhode Island (1620-2020) is a 2021 report […]