Brown Arts

Brown Arts

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Global C.A.F.E

July 13, 5pm-9pm
Free and open to the public, Global C.A.F.E. is a concert experience “Celebrating Art From Everywhere” in collaboration with musicians, dancers, and DJs celebrating hip-hop, Afro house, Cape Verdean, Latin, and Brazilian music.
Headliner: June Freedom
Featuring: Chachi Carvalho and the International Players, Mango + Ginger, Black Indigo Orchestra, Reggie ‘Regg Roc’ Gray and the D.R.E.A.M. Ring.

April 6-November 17, 2024
Appreciate Brown’s distinguished public art collection with a student-curated tour. 40-minute guided walking tours will explore 6 works of art. All tours are outdoors, rain or shine.
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New Episodes: Tuesdays, April 16-July 2, 2024
Fearless conversations that reveal the extraordinary in all of us.
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Announcing the IGNITE Series Projects

Experience how art opens up space for dialogue and for change as we navigate the key issues of our times.

Interdisciplinary and collaborative programs created by members of the Brown community
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Interdisciplinary and collaborative programs created by community members in Providence and beyond
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Recent News

Current Highlights

Brown Arts’ new multi-year series of creative activations, interventions, and investigations produced by communities across Brown, Providence, the Rhode Island region, and beyond.
A new journal from Brown Arts Institute that explores the purpose and power of art criticism, poetics, and theory today.
The Lindemann pushes the boundaries of innovation in performance space to inspire new forms of art-making and artistic collaboration. Learn more about the five radically different configurations for the Main Hall plus the three rehearsal level spaces that also double as performance venues.
The Ronald O. Perelman Arts District highlights the prominence of arts teaching, scholarship and performance at Brown.

About Brown Arts

Interdisciplinary Arts Research, Practice, and Scholarship

Brown Arts represents the fueling of the arts ecosystem on campus, in the surrounding community, nationally and globally by nurturing new voices, new work and new audiences. We believe that the arts are integral to life at Brown, and beyond, serving as a resource and inspiration for creative exploration, innovation and expression for all.

Brown Arts Institute Hours

Summer operating hours: Monday-Friday: 10am-3pm

Building Hours:

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
Monday-Friday 10am-3pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Closed on University holidays
The Lindemann Performing Arts Center
Monday-Friday 10am-3pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Closed on University holidays


Contact Us

Brown Arts Institute
Mailing Address:
Brown University
Campus Box 1987
Providence, RI 02912

Physical Address:
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
154 Angell Street
Providence, RI 02906