Don’t miss your chance to see two unique exhibits at the RISD Museum, closing later this month.
Ending on February 25, Ariel Jackson: The Origin of the Blues. A multidisciplinary artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York, Jackson’s work follows in the Afrofuturist tradition, a movement that combines science fiction, fantasy and Afrocentric references to develop different narratives.
Also closed on February 25, Stranger Than Paradise in the Contemporary Art Gallery, an exhibit that looks at how human’s perceptions of the natural world have shifted over time. This presentation of 14 items from RISD’s collection spans time and technique and leaves viewers pondering their own relationship to the natural world, and wondering how it may have changed with age and time.
The RISD Museum is located at 20 North Main Street, an easy walk across the river from Downtown Providence. The museum stays open until 9pm (and free after 5pm) on the Third Thursday of every month. Admission is also free every Sunday.