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DESIGN WEEK RI: September 16-27

ScreenShotDWRIWitness the vast design talent throughout RI during the second annual DESIGN WEEK! This series of events brings together nationally recognized speakers and local design superstars through tours, luncheons, talks, showcases, parties and more.

Organized by DESIGNxRI, this annual celebration is the only event to highlight all design disciplines across the state, and feature design happenings that demonstrate the innovative and economic impact of Rhode Island based design talent. More than 34 events are scheduled, including the Featured Speaker Series, the Eat and Speak Lunch Series, a Design and Manufacturing Panel, a Statewide Maker Space Open House, and more.

Many events are free. Others range from $10 for an Eat and Speak luncheon to $65 for the Hall of Fame party 2nd Annual RI Design Hall of Fame Party on the Providence G rooftop.

Search for events by location on the website to find out what’s happening in Providence! Downtown highlights include PARK(ing) Day on September 18th, an Eat and Speak luncheon with Brian Jepson of Make Magazine and Roni Kabessa of DCI on September 21st, the Marathon Clambake at Aurora on September 21st, a lunchtime walking tour with The Providence Foundation on September 22nd, Pecha Kucha at the Arcade on September 23rd, and the Activisual Experiment II outside The Dean Hotel on September 26th.

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