Your Comprehensive Guide to Rhode Island Holiday Art Sales and Markets – 2018 Edition


Winter Art Markets and Sales are a great way to get friends and family unique gifts for the holiday season, while supporting local artists. Fortunately, Rhode Island has many art sales happening not only throughout the holiday season, but throughout the state! Check out this consolidated list of art sales, organized (more or less) by week. Where provided, there are links to further details about the events.

Want to see your event listed? Email Todd Trebour, Organizations Program Director, at by Friday, November 30. Please provide the information in the format listed. Be sure to include a link to a page with further details if you have one.

Before December 1:

December 1 – December 9:

December 10 – December 16:

December 17 – December 23:

Image from, Christmas WaterFire 2013




RISCA announces new Rhode Island Teen Arts Assembly! Deadline to Apply is November 9.

The Rhode Island Teen Arts Assembly is a group of 10-15 student leaders who collaborate with the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts to advise the Education Program on initiatives and youth involvement, to represent Arts Education and the creative sector at events throughout the State, and to develop creative skills, leadership experience, and opportunities for their peers to engage with the arts. The Assembly members work with RISCA staff and local partners to develop projects at the intersection of arts education, advocacy and community engagement.

Apply now via this application. Application deadline is November 9th.


Social Service Agency Open Doors seeks partner for Downtown Providence Office Space

Open Doors, a social services agency in the Silver Lake area of downtown Providence, is looking for a partner organization(s) to rent out much of its office space. The available space, which totals approximately 3,000 square feet, includes a large room with 12 cubicles, two adjoining private offices, a conference room, a computer/class room, a kitchenette, and two multi-stall bathrooms.  They are asking $1/sq. foot for the whole space, and as low as $400/month for a portion of it. All utilities, including photocopying/fax, internet and phone, janitorial services, central heat/air, security, parking, and front-desk services, are included.

See details and images of space here: OpenDoors Commercial Office Space

Contact Nick Horton,, for further information.