Weekly Wrap-Up for August 9th, 2013

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Gallery Night Providence

When: Thursday August 15th, 2013 5-9PM

Where: Various locations in Providence, RI

How: Official Website

What/Why:GALLERY NIGHT EXCLUSIVE. Gallery Night offers a wonderful taste of the new, exciting and different in Providence from the historic furniture collection of the John Brown House to the latest in student experimentation at RISD.

A very special Gallery Night this August includes a rare peek into five floors full of emerging talent at the Fletcher Building’s RISD Graduate Student Studios. Tweet, twerk or stroll through Printmaking, Sculpture, Painting, and New Media, just don’t miss this one-time addition to Gallery Night!

Plus check out Grin, our newest Gallery Night member – find them near Yellow Peril and Just Art.”


Art Twerk

When: Thursday August 15th, 5-10PM

Where: RISD Fletcher Graduate Studios, 212 Union St., Providence, RI 02903

What/Why: “RISD Graduate Students are proud to present our first ever summer preview event, Art Twerk. As part of Gallery Night Providence, this unique event will give you a rare look into the artist’s studio plus a juried selection of contemporary artwork. We will be showcasing emerging talent from the departments of Printmaking, Sculpture, Painting, New Media and more.”


Highland Street Free Fun Fridays

(Seriously Silly: a Decade of Art & Whimsy by Mo Willems on view at the Eric Carle Museum)

“Free fun fridays invites Massachusetts residents and tourists to visit designated cultural attractions every Friday this summer with free admission. No registration or tickets required. Visit and enjoy!”

Free Attractions for August 9th, 2013:








Entering Somerville

(Suzie plays de trumpet, Leonardo March)

When: On view through August 31st, 2013

Opening Reception: Friday August 9th, 6-9PM

Where: Nave Gallery Annex (Davis Square), 53 Chester St, Somerville, MA

How: Official Website

What/Why: “Art and music inspired by or created from the people, events and geography taking place in the 4.2 sq miles that make up the City of Somerville, MA.”


Black, White & A Little Local Color

(Blowing Dandelions at the Inn, Stephanie Goode)

When: On view through August 31st, 2013

Opening Reception: Saturday, August 10, 7-10 pm.

Where: Washington Street Art Center321D Washington Street, Somerville, Massachusetts

How: Official Website

What/Why: “Featuring the work of Jim Baab, Richard Chase, Liz Ellenwood, Alice Grossman, Stephanie Goode, Beth Hankes, Lee Kilpatrick, Patty Lemke, Ted Ollier, Colby Perry, Rebecca Philio, Ana M. Reyes, Nicholas Shectman. The first of three exhibitions for the first ever Somerville Toy Camera Fest. The work in this show was selected by the 2013 STCF Organizing Commitee.”


Exotic Information

(Lisa Barthelson)

When: Gallery is open to the public August 10th,17th & 24th, 12-3pm or by appointment, email: luisfraire@iinub.com

Where:  Sprinkler Factory 38 Harlow St, Worcester, MA

How: Official Website

What/Why: “Group show with Lisa Barthelson, Sean Michael Carroll, Todd Deal, Luis Antonio Fraire, Tim Furman, Brian Goodhue, Elizabeth Hughes, J-me Johnston, Amy Klausmeyer, Jodi Salerno, Elliot Salloway, Cory Shepherd, Ann Souza, Peter Wise”



When: On view through August 31st, 2013 (Saturdays 12:00 to 4:00PM or by appointment)

Where: Thomas Young Studio, 469 W. Broadway 3rd Floor, Boston, MA

How: Official Website 

What/Why: Learn more here!


Black & White

When: On view through August 31st, 2013

Opening Reception: Sunday August 11th, 2013 3-8PM

Where: Gallery at the Piano Factory, 791 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

How: Official Website

What/Why: “Featuring the work of Percy Fortini-Wright, Paul Goodnight, Hakim Raquib, Larry Pierce, and Mitch Weiss”


Street Diamonds II

(Parachute Project, Heather McGrath and Silas finch collaborative)

When: On view through August 24th, 2013

Collector Reception: Saturday August 10th (7-9pm)

Closing Reception: Saturday August 24th(7-9pm)

Where: Fourth Wall Project, 132 Brookline Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

How: Official Website

What/Why: “Curated by Silvi Naci, Street Diamonds II reflects on areas of street culture in relationship to personal triumphs and battles. Utilizing various techniques from cut-out paper, murals, painting, photography and sculpture, each artists provides a different entry way into their progression to make an impact in the world as a whole.”

Information on participating artists here.


Say hi:


Will I see you here?

Have a great weekend! Enjoy the view. ♥

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