Rhode Island
Profile Type: Cultural Nonprofit
Cultural Nonprofit
CITY OF PROVIDENCE - DEPARTMENT OF ART, CULTURE + TOURISM

The Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism ensures the continued development of a vibrant and creative city by integrating arts and culture into community life while showcasing Providence as an international cultural destination.

  • From music and dance to Opera In the Park, Mayor Angel Taveras' Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative showcases the art of local neighborhoods in city parks.
  • A free summer concert series that showcases emerging local and national acts in one of the city's most breathtaking parks.
  • An initiative working to collectively promote galleries, individual artists, art retailers, museums and performing arts venues throughout the city.
  • A family-fun day filled with vendors, live music and culminating with a spectacular fireworks display set to music.
  • Initiated in 2009, the annual lecture honors the late Claiborne Pell. Senator Pell is best remembered for being a champion of education, the arts and the humanities.
  • The Gallery at City Hall exhibits an eclectic array of work that highlights the artistic and cultural diversity found in the Providence community.
  • An initiative designed to bring live performances directly to residents at the senior centers and high rises throughout Providence.
Additional Links: 
A state-wide events calendar & cultural directory
An initiative working to collectively promote galleries, individual artists, art retailers, museums and performing arts venues throughout the city.
  • Cultural Nonprofit

Contact Information

First Name: 
Lynne
Job Title/Position: 
Director
Fax: 
401-680-8493
Mailing Address: 
444 Westminster Street
Suite 3C
Providence, RI 02903
Physical Address: 
444 Westminster Street Suite 3C
Providence, RI 02903
Last Name: 
McCormack
Phone: 
401-680-5770
Parent Organization/Affiliation: 
City of Providence

About

Profile Type: 
Cultural Nonprofit
Primary Discipline: 
Multi-Disciplinary
Year Founded: 
2003
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
Families
General Public
Immigrant Populations
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Arts Councils / Agencies
Activities and Services: 
Performance / Concert / Reading / Assembly
Consulting - Organizational Capacity
Design Services
Exhibitions
Funding
Marketing Services
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Social Media Services
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class / Presentation
Events Per Year: 
50
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
State
Multi-State Region

Affiliations and Accomplishments

I am a Creative Communities Exchange Presenter

Accessibility of Services

Access accommodations for people who are blind, partially sighted, and have low vision
Access accommodations for people who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing