Rhode Island's African-American Community: From the Colonial Period to the Present

Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 9:00am to 9:00pm

Rhode Island's African-American Community: From the Colonial Period to the Present

URI Providence Campus and the International Gallery for Heritage and Culture present "Rhode Island's African-American Community: From the Colonial Period to the Present" January 21 – February 28 with a reception and program February 12, 5:30-7:30

The exhibit shares the vibrant history and amazing contributions by local African Americans from the Colonial period to the present through fine art, photographs, documents and artifacts from private collections, local museums and archives. Among the contributing partners are works from the Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit, Haffenreffer Museum, Providence City Archives, Rhode Island Black Heritage Society, Rhode Island Historical Society, Rhode Island College Library Special Collections, Riverzedge, South County Museum, URI Library Archive Special Collections, and the private collections of Keith and Theresa Guzman Stokes and Onna Moniz Johns. The reception will include a presentation about the history represented in the exhibit.

URI Feinstein Providence Campus 1st and 2nd floor Lobby Gallery
80 Washington St Providence RI 02903
Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 9-9, Fri. & Sat. 9-4, Closed Sundays and Holidays

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Exhibit, Special Event

Website

http://uri.edu/prov/arts

Group

Urban Arts and Culture

Contact Person

Steven Pennell

Contact Email

uri.artsandculture@gmail.com

Contact Phone

401-277-5206

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