New England Native American Culture Week

New England Native American Culture Week (NENACW) is a partnership between Rhode Island College (RIC); Eastern Medicine Cultural, LLC; Mount Hope Neighborhood Association, Inc; Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA); Roger Williams National Memorial; and MoonHawk Productions. It was started in 2009 by Ray Watson of the Eastern Medicine Singers. NENACW is a weeklong celebration that focuses on the Eastern Woodland Indian culture and traditions. Panel discussions, film screenings and art exhibits, and annual Powwow are part of the NENACW events which are free and open to the public.

For more information contact Raymond L. Watson at

Call for Art for RISCA’s Annual Native American Art Exhibit

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) Presents with the Tomaquag Museum

 2018 State Native American Art Exhibit

April 7th – June 9th, 2018

Reception: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 6:30-8:00pm

We are pleased to announce the 2018 State Native American Art Exhibition.  The Atrium Gallery was developed to exhibit the work of public artists in the State Capitol Complex. It hosts exhibits on a rotating basis, in partnership with community artists and arts organizations from across the state.  The Atrium showcases artwork from a variety of groups from diverse communities. We are pleased to showcase the talent of various artists at the Atrium Gallery @ One Capitol Hill.

 Drop off / Installation:

Saturday, April 7th, 2018, 10:00-12:00pm

Pick Up: 

Saturday, June 9th, 2018 10:00-12:00pm

Location: William E. Powers Administration Building

One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI 02908

If you are interested, please send images of artwork and the label information to  on or before March 1st, 2018

For more information please contact:

Elena Calderón-Patiño

Director, Community Arts Program

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

Phone: (401) 222-6996