276 Westminster Street Providence, RI 02903 +1 401 272 7422
Art and entertainment collide here at the Roots Cultural Center. This vibrant venue in the heart of the capital is the stage for Providence Inner City Arts. Their thought-provoking program of theater, festivals, concerts, jazz nights, dance parties and poetry recitals are aimed at inspiring and entertaining the community. They also rent out their space, which is equipped with excellent facilities, for conferences, receptions and private events.
71 Richmond Street Providence, RI 02903 +1 401 454 7177
As the name suggests, the PVD Social Club is a social meeting place-cum-music venue. It offers a casual ambiance, where patrons can simply relax with their drink, play pool or request their favorite number on the Internet jukebox. Concerts, contests and other fun events are a regular feature here. For more details, check website or call ahead.
1 Finance Way Providence, RI 02903 +1 800 233 1636(Tourist Information)
Waterplace Park is a four-acre park by the water. This lovely park contains an amphitheater and concerts are often preformed here. The park has several well-designed bridges along with boats and it is the perfect place to walk though and enjoy the sights on a sunny day.
10 Westminster Street Merchants Bank Building Providence, RI 02903 +1 401 277 4949
The alumni at the Rhode Island School of Design, in order to showcase and sell their various products on art started RISD Works. The gallery hopes to provide a first hand account of the work of the design talents of the years to come. From fashion apparel to fine art, one could well use the opportunity to unearth a gem before the prices shoot up tenfold. For its youthful zest and innovative ideas on design, RISD Works makes a welcome addition to the bustling-with-art Westminster Street.
72 Clifford Street Providence, RI 02903 +1 401 272 0766
Trinity is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. This solid structure is located in the center of the city. The church embraces core values like equality and faith in Jesus Christ. It attracts a broad spectrum of visitors ranging from students and families to singles, from diverse economic and social backgrounds. David Sherwood is the Senior Pastor. Your search for serenity and inner peace will end here.
82 Smith Street Providence, RI 2903 +1 401 222 2357
Located in downtown Providence, the building is a class apart from other state houses. The self supporting dome is the fourth largest in the world. The entrance itself promises to take you in a different world. The notable rooms are 'the Bell' room featuring Philadelphia Liberty Bell and Battle flags, The Rotunda is flanked by artistic stairways. Brightly colored paintings of seals adorn the walls, representing values like education and liberty. The Gun Room houses two canons of the Civil War era. Be it the State Library or the Senate Lounge we get to see a perfect blend of art and technology. The oak desks are equipped with electronic voting modules, wired for Internet access and laptop. The hand woven tapestries and the intricate patterns on the ceilings complete the perfect picture.
101 Regent Avenue Bonfires along South Water Street Providence, RI 02908 +1 401 272 3111
WaterFire is a magnificent array of 100 bonfires that illuminate the three rivers of Providence. The string of fires blaze above the surface of the Providence River, one of three, which passes through the middle of the city core. These fires trail nearly two-thirds of a mile of parks and public spaces where people can stroll along the riverbanks while listening to music and watching the displays. The fires are lit approximately 20 minutes after sunset each Saturday and usually burn for two to three hours.
315 Harborside Boulevard Providence, RI 02905 +1 401 598 2805
Find culinary arts documents and related items at the Johnson & Wales Culinary Archives Museum. The museum is located in downtown Providence, and is a delight for gourmet cooks and chefs. There is a chefs gallery, culinary autographs by U.S. Presidents and over a half million documents and displays of hotel restaurant silver. The museum is part of Johnson & Wales College, known for its school of culinary arts and sciences.
25 Dorrance Street # 1 Providence, RI 02903 +1 401 421 7740
City Hall is a Providence landmark, designed with inlaid marble and a vast expanse of space as in the Louvre and Tuileries in Paris. Providence City Hall is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Take a self-guided tour of this European style marvel of architecture. The entrance of this five-story structure welcomes you with a bust of Roger Williams standing his ground. You will find information about government and your business among the grandeur and ornamentation at City Hall.
75 North Main St Providence, RI 02903 +1 401 454 3418
This striking edifice at the bottom of College Hill facing downtown Providence was built in 1774 and 1775, but the congregation was actually formed in 1638 by religious freedom advocate, Roger Williams. Williams was credited with founding Rhode Island for white Europeans. The building is a historic landmark, offering services at 11am on Sunday mornings. Because of the grandeur, significance and location of the church, it is also used for other special functions, including part of the graduation ceremonies of Brown University, which is located nearby.
Amtrak serves Providence through this modern train station that commands
interesting views of Providence the moment you step outside its doors. The front of the station faces the striking Rhode Island State House and the new Providence Place Mall, ...
Providence College was established in 1917 and is run by
the Dominican Friars, an order that is dedicated to pursuing the truth and spirituality in all parts of an individual's life. This can be seen in the curriculum of ...
You do not have to go to New York City's
Rockefeller Center to capture the flavor of outdoor ice skating and events. The Bank of America Skating Center has 14,000 square feet of skating space. Concession stands and skating ...