Jennifer Avery hangs her work


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As I Listened to the Sounds of an Upstream Current
Aug 28 – Sept 24

Atrium Gallery
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street
Reception: Sept 7 | 5:30 pm

Local artist Lelia Byron presents a series of paintings about a community originally from Central America now working in Providence and New Bedford. Each painting is accompanied by a story based on interviews with community members, including human rights activists, mothers, fish factory workers and traditional textile artists.


Terre Mécanique
by Kelly Nipper: In Process
A Performa Commission with the Brown Arts Initiative
Produced by Performa with the Brown Arts Initiative
Sept 6 - Sept 24 | Cohen Gallery
Opening Sept 7 | 5:30 pm


In this selection of recent sculpture by Richard Fishman, the artist moves away from his use of natural materials–most notably wood–to create elegant and dark works in carbon composite.

Gallery Hours:
Monday – Wednesday 11-4
Thursday 1-9
Saturday and Sunday 1-4


Anne Waldman: In Conversation
Sept 25 | 5:30 pm | Martinos Auditorium
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts


Novelist and short story writer Peter Markus, author of "Bob, or Man on Boat," "The Fish and the Not Fish", "We Make Mud," and other titles, will read from his work in the Writers On Writing Reading Series, sponsored by the Department of Literary Arts.

Granoff Center

Brown University
154 Angell Street, Providence, RI

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Campus Box 1987
Providence, RI, 02912

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