FirstWorks turns Providence
into an Urban Carnevale.”

– The Traveler

To The VETS
1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI

FROM POINTS NORTH

Take I-95 South to Exit 22C, which leads directly onto Promenade Street. Follow Promenade Street to the end. The Providence Place Mall parking garage will be directly in front of you. Paid parking is available there. If not parking at the mall, turn left onto Park Street. Continue past stoplight. The entrance to The Vets is located on the right, at the corner of Park Street and Avenue of the Arts.

FROM POINTS SOUTH

Take I-95 North to Exit 22C. Then follow the same directions as above.

WHERE TO PARK

    • Secure paid parking is available at the Providence Place Mall North Entrance, directly behind The Vets at a rate of $2.00 for the first 5 hours.
    • To exit the lot on foot, take the north elevators or stairs located at the rear of Nordstrom to level “B”. This will bring you to street level directly behind the theater.
    • Proceed north up the sidewalk to the theater front entrance or west along the back of the theatre to the Park Street Entrance
    • Free parking is available in the State of Rhode Island lots on Smith Street.
    • On-street parking is available on Francis and Smith Streets.

Patrons who hold their tickets may enter directly through the new Park Street entrance located at the bottom of Park Street. Patrons who need to retrieve tickets from will-call or wish to purchase tickets must proceed to the box office located at the main entrance off Avenue of the Arts.

To The Columbus Theatre
270 Broadway, Providence, RI

FROM POINTS NORTH

Take I-95 South to Exit 21/Atwells Ave. Continue onto John J Partington Way/Service Rd 1, then turn right on Broadway.

FROM POINTS SOUTH

Take I-95 North to Exit 16 toward Cranston. Merge onto Rt. 10N. Use the right lane to take the Westminster Street exit toward Olneyville Square. Turn right onto Westminster St., then turn left onto Barton St., then right onto Broadway.

WHERE TO PARK

Street parking is available throughout the neighborhood.

To RISD Chace Center / RISD Museum
20 North Main Street, Providence, RI

TRAVELING NORTH OR SOUTH ON INTERSTATE 95

Take Exit 22 to downtown Providence. Continue straight on Memorial Boulevard, turn left onto College Street. Cross over the bridge and take a left at the first set of traffic lights onto North Main Street. The Chace Center will be immediately on your right, across from the canal and RISD Market Square. Metered street parking is available along North and South Main Street. The Michael P. Metcalf Auditorium entrance is off of the Museum’s main lobby, to the left of the reception desk.

TRAVELING WEST ON INTERSTATE 195

Take Exit 2 to South Main Street and continue for half a mile, straight through the first set of traffic lights. (South Main Street becomes North Main Street at intersection). The Chace Center will be immediately on your right, across from the canal and RISD Market Square. Metered street parking is available along North and South Main Street. The Michael P. Metcalf Auditorium entrance is off of the Museum’s main lobby, to the left of the reception desk.