School One Presents School One Annual Art Show with Award Winning Student Artwork

Known as an art power house, local independent Rhode Island school, School One, exhibits student work at School One on the East Side in Providence,   corner of Slater and University Avenues.

The special exhibit is Thursday, May 11th from 5:00-7:30pm and is free and open to the public.   School One Annual Art Show, highlighting the talented students of School One.

Art is integrated into many academic subjects at School One (and covers most of our walls!). Our program expands students’ appreciation of the arts in their daily lives.

Further art in all its forms has been a central component of our school’s mission and programming for over 30 years. There is a long tradition of our students connecting with professional artists, art institutions and community organizations including the RI School of Design, Bert Gallery, BankRI Gallery, The Steel Yard, Providence Art Windows, Gallery Night Providence, RI Committee for the Humanities, Prov Poetry Slam, Fusion Dance Company, RI Youth Pride, and Hamilton House.

School One is a small, independent high school on the east side of Providence that provides an arts intensive, college preparatory education to an array of students from across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.

For more information, contact Diana Champa at dianac@school-one.org.

Museum of Work & Culture Announces Expansion of SensAbilities Program

MoWaC SensabilitiesWhat: “Crafting the Past,” Therapist-Led Art and Music Program, to Launch at Museum of Work & Culture

When: Saturday, April 29, 10am and 11am

Where: The Museum of Work & Culture (42 S. Main St., Woonsocket)

Admission: FREE

 

Museum of Work & Culture Announces Expansion of SensAbilities Program

Free Therapist-Led Activities Highlight “Crafting the Past” Learning Opportunities

(WOONSOCKET, R.I.) – The Museum of Work & Culture has announced an expansion of its SensAbilities Saturdays series for individuals on the autism spectrum and others facing sensory challenges.

Crafting the Past will provide families free access to therapist-led art and music activities designed to help children and teens with sensory sensitivities engage creatively with the MoWC’s themes.

“It is critical to provide families with learning opportunities that grow and mature with their children,” says Museum of Work & Culture Director Anne Conway. “We see Crafting the Past as the next natural step for families ready to transition from programs offered at children’s museums.”

The first program will be offered on Saturday, April 29, at 10am and 11am. Art therapists will lead a “Graffiti in Watercolor” activity aimed at helping participants learn more about Rhode Island’s history while exercising spatial awareness and fine motor skills. Continue reading