Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

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Miwa Matreyek Artist Up Close

ARTIST UP-CLOSE CONVERSATION
March 28 event postponed

LA-based animator, director, designer and performer Miwa Matreyek will discuss the methods and inspiration behind her “Glorious Visions in Animation,” to be shown on March 25th, 7:30pm at Providence College Smith Center for the Arts.
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BOX OFFICE: Miwa Matreyek Glorious Visions in Animation

MIWA MATREYEK
Glorious Visions in Animation

Merging animated vistas and her own moving shadow, Miwa Matreyek creates a moving art gallery of magical, spellbinding narratives and debuts her newest work exploring connections between humans and climate change.
TICKETS: $30 advance / $35 at door
Educator and student discounts available

Box Office: CUNNINGHAM

CUNNINGHAM
Film Screening

Co-presented by FirstWorks and Brown Arts Initiative, this poetic film traces Cunningham’s artistic evolution over three decades of risk and discovery (1944–1972), from his early years as a struggling dancer in postwar New York to his emergence as one of the most visionary and influential choreographers worldwide.
TICKETS: $10 general public / Free to Brown University community

CUNNINGHAM

CUNNINGHAM
Film Screening
April 1 screening postponed

Co-presented by FirstWorks and Brown Arts Initiative, this poetic film traces Cunningham’s artistic evolution over three decades of risk and discovery (1944–1972), from his early years as a struggling dancer in postwar New York to his emergence as one of the most visionary and influential choreographers worldwide.
Close up of woman's face in profile with her hand raised and projected lines of light on her face

BOX OFFICE: Miwa Matreyek Artist Up Close

ARTIST UP-CLOSE CONVERSATION
with animator Miwa Matreyek

LA-based animator, director, designer and performer Miwa Matreyek will discuss the methods and inspiration behind her “Glorious Visions in Animation,” to be shown on March 25th, 7:30pm at Providence College Smith Center for the Arts.
FREE and open to the public – RSVP HERE
Portrait of Jacques Heim

Jacques Heim Talk

ARTIST TALK: DIAVOLO’S JACQUES HEIM
April 23 event canceled

Artistic Director and Founder of DIAVOLO, Jacques Heim, will give a talk framing his company’s unique performance style, his creative process, and the role of built structure in both.
Presented in collaboration between FirstWorks and RISD Interior Architecture
Portrait of Jacques Heim

BOX OFFICE: Jacques Heim Artist Talk

ARTIST TALK: DIAVOLO’S JACQUES HEIM
Architecture In Motion

Artistic Director and Founder of DIAVOLO, Jacques Heim, will give a talk framing his company’s unique performance style, his creative process, and the role of built structure in both.
Presented in collaboration between FirstWorks and RISD Interior Architecture
FREE, space is limited! Reserve now

Diavolo

DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion®
April 24 event canceled

Ticketholders will be fully refunded via your original form of payment by the PPAC Box Office. Any questions about DIAVOLO tickets can be directed to the PPAC Box Office at 401-421-ARTS (2787) or box_office_questions@ppacri.org

PVDFest 2020

PVDFEST 2020

After careful consideration for our creative community both near and far, we’ve made the difficult decision to indefinitely postpone PVDFest. While we won’t be partying in the streets this June, we’re working on ways to share PVDFest magic in 2020. Look for updates at http://pvdfest.com.

BOX OFFICE: Diavolo

COMING SPRING 2020
DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion®

America’s Got Talent finalist DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion® uses daredevil dance to explore the relationship between the human body and its architectural environment.
Tickets: $39.50-69.50 (incl. $3 facility restoration fee)