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Gallery Night 2014 Kick-off: Thursday, March 20th

Gallery_night_bell#23A426F8smGet ready to explore the city’s eclectic art scene during Gallery Night, a free open house held on the third Thursday of each month from March through November. Beginning on March 20th from 5-9 PM, the event’s 18th season features 26 galleries, museums and historic sites throughout Providence, including 6 downtown and several others within walking distance. Within our district, visit Adirah, AIA ri, BankRI Turks Head Gallery, Copacetic Rudely Elegant Jewelry, URI Feinstein Providence Gallery, and associate gallery Big Nazo Lab.

Create your own walking/biking route, or hop on a bus at Regency Plaza for a 2-hour celebrity-guided tour, leaving every 20 minutes between 5:20 and 7PM. This month’s featured guides are painter Ted DiLucia, art collector Dolores Rovnack and Big Nazo puppets.

Grab a brown bag of treats from T’s Restaurant and LaSalle Bakery before hopping on the bus, and enjoy wine, cheese, live music and performances along the way. Convenient parking is available on-street and in lots throughout the city. Call (401) 490-2042 with questions, and learn more about the exhibits online at Check this map to plan your route in advance, but be open to surprises!

(Bell Gallery photo: courtesy of Gallery Night)