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About the Gallery:

The CityArts/Highlander Gallery displays a changing rotation of exhibits year round, highlighting the work of both students and local artists. One of the few galleries in South Providence, it is located in the newly renovated Berkander Building in the center of culturally vibrant South Providence and serve the community both educationally and culturally.

South Side Artists:

For more information on artists living on the southside, check out a video made by CityArts students and their mentors in the summer of 2015, sponsored by PopUp Providence.

showing your work:

For more information, and to learn how to show your work in the CityArts/Highlander Gallery, check out Exhibit Here. To view our past exhibitions, click here.

April Gallery Happenings

Photography Exhibition:
“commuYOUnity: Everyone is a Masterpiece”
April 27, 5:30-7:30 PM,
CityArts Gallery 891 Broad Street.

Please join Providence College’s Community Lens class, along with CityArts, and Smith Hill YouthRap students for an exhibition of photographs created by youth artists and their Providence College mentors.

March Gallery Happenings:

Everything Paper

Opening Reception March 10 Show Dates: March 10 – 23, 2017

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This show of RISD student work aims to inspire the youth of ¡CityArts! to continue to be creative and make art throughout the rest of their lives after ¡CityArts!. Everything Paper includes student artwork that has been made with paper or on paper; zines, books, sculptures, drawings, paintings, collages, apparel, etc., to inspire youth to think outside the box. Paper can be used in many different ways, not just for drawing or just to write on.


One day only…

This is Your Brain on Art

Saturday March 11 10-Noon

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CityArts Gallery is open for the Brain Art Fair Saturday March 11 at the CityArts Gallery. Submissions are sought for brain-related art from artists of all ages. Any and all forms of artistic expression are invited. Register online by March 8 at this link.

Youth artists especially are welcome and will be entered for a chance to win a prize.  The Brain Art Fair is organized by graduate students from Brown University’s Neuroscience Graduate Program (NSGP) students in conjunction with Brain Week RI.

The fair promotes creative expression of the mind and brain through pictorial and artistic representation. Exploring the different ways youth and artists understand the brain and its many facets further inspires the spirit of inquiry, supporting the links between arts and sciences, and making both more accessible to all.

Children, families, and the general public are invited to this open-house style event. Admission is free.

FMI about the Brain Art Fair contact: Valerie Estela (valerie_estela@brown.edu) or Belinda Mahama (belinda_mahama@brown.edu)

The Brain Art Fair is one event sponsored by Brain Week Rhode Island  http://www.brainweekri.org/  See their website for a full listing of events.