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.


Engage: Rhode Island Art Education Association Conference November 3rd!

Full Logo - Kristin Heynen

ENGAGE! with art educators across the state and NAEA President Dr. Kim Defibaugh on topics such as Scholastic Arts, National Core Art Standards alignment, felting, ceramics, social justice, exploring queer identities, early childhood art education, mindfulness and more. Rhode Island Art Education Association presents a full day conference including an amazing keynote speaker and three sessions of workshops, find full details here.

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, nhorton@opendoorsri.org, for further information.