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FIRSTWORKS 15TH ANNIVERSARY
ADLI Winter Mini-Fest 2016
ADLI WINTER MINI-FEST 2016
March 2-5, Granoff Center – FREE
American Dance Legacy Initiative invites all to participate in their annual Mini-Fest. Designed to build connections within the dance field and between the field and the general public, the event includes dance classes, workshops, presentations, performances, exhibits, and discussions.
American Rhapsody: A Gershwin Songbook
ARTISTIC ICONS SERIES
THE GERSHWIN SONGBOOK
February 22, 2018 at The VETS
A unique concert produced by the Gershwin Family Foundation celebrates iconic American music by one of the most indelible composers of the 20th century! Part of FirstWorks Artistic Icons Series at The VETS.
Angélique Kidjo Student Event
MUSIC AND CONVERSATION WITH ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO
Arts Learning Student Event
February 21 at Classical High School
Tickets are free for RI public schools – space is limited and reservations are required. Contact Kathleen McAreavey to reserve: 401-868-1149
Armory Animated by Art
ARMORY ANIMATED BY ART
A FirstWorks / AC+T initiative
Cranston St. Armory: Animated by Art uses the arts as a focal point to engage community stakeholders around envisioning a bright future and multiple creative uses for this historic site, built in 1907 in the heart of Providence’s West End neighborhood.
Art in the Stars
ART IN THE STARS
FIRSTWORKS WINTER SHOWCASE & FUNDRAISER
February 8 – Rooftop at The Providence G
Join us for an evening of cocktails, oysters, hors d’oeuvres, live music and entertainment to benefit FirstWorks Arts Learning educational programs for Rhode Island’s youth!
Artist Up-Close Conversation Heather Henson
ARTIST UP-CLOSE CONVERSATION
with Heather Henson
Jan. 28 at RISD Chace Center
Join FirstWorks for an Artist-Up Close conversation with Heather Henson, innovating contemporary puppeteer and daughter of puppet legend, Jim Henson.
ASAP Symposium 2016
ASAP 2016 SYMPOSIUM: DESIGNING THE NEXT STEPS
March 5, Granoff Center – FREE
A day of workshops, community classes, discussion, design, lecture/demonstration, and art installations. In its fourth year, the ASaP Symposium explores holistic, artistic interventions for diverse populations. This year’s focus is on the power of design and the implementation of arts programming in the medical field. FREE REGISTRATION
World Premiere! April 24 at RISD
Chromatic Fantasy: The World of Ciurlionis. Rhode Island’s own performance ensemble with a superb string quartet at its heart explores the intense cross-pollination of art, poetry and music at the turn of the 20th century.