Anchored in Art

Young woman holding a torch up in the air. She is dressed as a nurse
Shepard Fairey, 2020

R.I. ANGEL of HOPE and STRENGTH

This piece was created by Shepard Fairey to celebrate the courage of healthcare workers specifically, and generally symbolize the spirit of hope, strength, compassion, and resilience that we can all find in ourselves and share collectively.

Download a copy of the RI Angel of Hope and Strength.

We are grateful to you. You have all done your part to keep our communities safe during this unprecedented public health crisis. Nearly every part of our lives have been affected especially our arts community. We put together some helpful resources.

Throughout the pandemic, you helped us by informing us on the best way to serve you. This resulted in us putting together a listing with links to local area online and print calendars for you to post your events.

If you can, consider donating to the newly created artist Relief Fund.

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We want you to continue to create art inspired by this unique and challenging period. Share with us your family-friendly drawings, poetry, songs, essays, photographs, videos or whatever your preferred medium.‚Äč

Post on social media and tag your work with #RIArts to show the strength and resilience of our community.

A huge thank you to all who have already sent ideas for creating and sharing art in Rhode Island during the pandemic. View the online #RIArts gallery.


A huge thank you to all who have already sent ideas for creating and sharing art in Rhode Island during the pandemic. View the online #RIArts gallery.