10 Keyes Ways
West Warwick, RI 02893
Phone: (401) 826-1800
Fax: (401) 826-4170
10 Keyes Ways, West Warwick, RI, US, 02893
- Phone: (401) 826-1800
- Fax: (401) 826-4170
Arts & Museums
About 40 minutes outside of Providence, in the small community of Coventry, lies the Greene Homestead. Built in 1770 by the Revolutionary War hero himself, the place is surrounded by lovely gardens and overlooks the Pawtuxet River. The building has been converted into a museum; inside is a comprehensive history of the man and his exploits. War buffs of all kinds will marvel at the on-site cannon, and souvenirs can be had at the museum gift shop.
General collection of objects pertaining to United States' wars through World War I. The facilities can be used for private and public functions.
The Warwick Museum of Art is also a cultural center and was established in 1976. Set in the old Kentish Artillery Armory which was built in 1912, it hosts exhibitions by renowned regional and national contemporary artists in every six to eight weeks. The beautiful red-brick walls, wooden flooring, industrial lights and performance stage lends a distinct character to the multifaceted space. It also holds concerts, poetry readings, comedy shows and theater as well as art classes in its premises.
Museum consisting of five buildings and features a wireless and radio collection, the oldest surviving working wireless station in the world, stationary steam engine collection, a library and a collection of steam engine models, and meeting or wedding facility.
A great selection of fine art pieces is displayed and offered for sale at this gallery that also offers consultation and framing services.
Veteran's Day marks the annual Open House at The Quonset Air Museum in North Kingstown. The Museum is located next to an active runway at the former Quonset Point Naval Air Station in North Kingstown, a short drive from Newport. Exhibits include a variety of vintage and classic aircraft, civilian airplanes and military aircraft, including fighters, bombers, helicopters and prototypes. Admission: Free. Opens daily at 10am.
The Wickford Art association is a non-profit art gallery featuring work in multi-medias.
Gallery and Art Center with classes, lectures, demonstrations, exhibits and art programs.
This museum is located in impeccably landscaped Roger Williams Park, named after the state's founder. The museum opened in 1896 and over the last century it has collected more than 250,000 artifacts from across North America and beyond. Most of the objects are not on display, however there is plenty of taxidermy. As far as the planetarium is concerned, it features a state-of-the-art Zeiss projector with a full-dome and it has several shows daily. Some of the programs include, Our Place in Space, Journey to the Stars, Sky Views and Great Space Adventure in addition to many others. The museum hosts events throughout the year aimed towards kids like adventure tours in the vault, fossil find activities, workshops and much, much more.
This culinary arts museum is run under the auspices of the illustrious private Johnson & Wales University that female founders Gertrude I. Johnson and Mary T. Wales established in 1915. The museum houses a massive collection of cookbooks and other paraphernalia in the kitchen, from old stoves, signs and utensils to a chef's gallery, culinary autographs by U.S. Presidents and over a half million documents. Overall a very interesting museum for anyone who likes to eat!
Spread across 48 acres (19.42 hectares) of farmland, Coggeshall Farm Museum gives visitors a glimpse into the agrarian life that was once central to New England. This living history museum recreates the early 19th century-farming era, right from historical buildings to guides dressed in the traditional wear. Visitors get an opportunity to perform farm activities, like milking cows, caring for the animals, gardening, chopping wood and more. Various activities are regularly conducted here, making your visit to the Coggeshall Farm Museum an entertaining as well as an educative one. Check website for varying admission rates.
A space for creative, innovative and experimental artists including musicians, designers and creators of any kind, Firehouse No 13 is a shelter for art. Located within a firehouse, the space available for rent includes commercial land residential purposes. On one floor the artists can rent the space for exhibiting their works or for performances. The other floor can be rented for lodging purposes and the last floor are for long term associations.