52 Power Street Providence, RI 02906 +1 401 331 8575
This commanding three-floor mansion sits almost atop College Hill adjacent to Brown University. The house was built in 1786 for the premier Providence merchant of his day, John Brown. Now, under the purview of the Rhode Island Historical Society, this mansion retains some of the original furniture and decorations including a nine-shell desk and bookcase that are thought to be among the greatest remnants of American Colonial furniture.
Expect a host of creative activities behind the nondescript walls of the storefront and office space situated on 186 Carpenter Street. This flexible event space has a number of concerts by local as well as touring artists, and contemporary and visual art exhibits lined up throughout the year. Formerly a deli, its transformation into an events space has added a unique dimension to the cultural life of Providence.
41 Central Street Providence, RI 02907 +1 401 270 1801
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.
549 River Avenue Providence, RI 02918 +1 401 865 1000
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 liberal arts followed here. This is primarily an undergraduate institution of higher education. The college provides ample opportunity for intellectual and spiritual growth. It also has facilities like meeting space, conference services and catering available for all seminars and conferences that take place.
325 Public Street The Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center Providence, RI 02905 +1 401 752 2600
Housed in the The Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center, the Met School's Black Box Theatre is an event venue. Apart from student rehearsals and educational events, this theater hosts different cultural and community events on a regular basis. For more details, call ahead.
1000 Elmwood Avenue Roger Williams Park Providence, RI 02907 +1 401 785 9457
Opened in 1896, the Museum Of Natural History & Planetarium offers an exciting range of over 250,000 exhibits that span across several centuries. Every animal on display is real and stuffed, be it the mollusks, birds, fish, mammals or reptiles. The planetarium opened in 1953, and despite constant technological innovations, the original projector used in the sky theater has still been kept for posterity. Programs are often organized for kids, families, schools, scouts and the general public so check website for more details on those. Cash only accepted.
200 Allens Avenue Providence, RI 2903 +1 401 274 1787
How often do you hear of art galleries, artists workshops and conferences on a pier. Well, Providence Piers has those things and a whole lot more. It organizes events like Harbor-front Fairs, Waterfire Nights, Historical Convocations and of course, Cruises across the harbor. The Pier even has a Conference Center and a Function Center both offering majestic views of the harbor and the city skyline. There's more than 3000 square feet of space to accommodate guests and state-of-the-art facilities to ensure your event is a success.
30 Fenner Street Cathedral Square Providence, RI 02903 +1 401 331 2434
In 1837, the cathedral was established with the celebration of the first Mass. It is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence. The structure is made from brown sandstone and is a standing example of architectural brilliance. Inside the church, green marble is extensively used. Oil paintings and statues form an integral part of this church. The stained glass windows, depicting scenes from testaments, take you back in time. It also has the largest organ featuring 6,616 pipes.
1533 Chalkstone Ave Providence, RI 02909 +1 401 521 8460
Nestled in the Mount Pleasant section of Providence near Rhode Island College, this golf course won a three star rating in Golf Digest's Places to Play list. Designed by Donald Ross in 1930, this golf course is still considered a challenge by Rhode Island golfers. Along with well-kept greens, there are banquet facilities and a clubhouse that allows public dining. Meetings, parties and receptions can be held here.
1000 Elmwood Avenue Providence, RI 02907 +1 401 785 3510
The winding sculpted paths of Roger Williams Park Zoo lead you on a safari experience where you can view over 900 zoo animals. Giraffes, zebras, cheetahs, endangered lemurs, and an open-air aviary are just a few of the 156 different species. History buffs enjoy the Museum of Natural History, and the Betsy Williams Cottage with an authentic colonial American Flag, stitched, legend says, by Betsy. Carousel Village offers a Carousel and pony rides. Rolling lawns make a lovely backdrop to paddle boats as they float among swans on a lily-pad pond. Check website for further details.
Prospect Park offers one of the best views available of
downtown Providence from its lofty perch atop College Hill on Providence's East Side. From here you can see downtown hotels and other skyscrapers, the State House, and the splendid ...
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, ...
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 ...