The Museum of Work & Culture will once again celebrate Blackstone Valley’s American Girl, Grace Thomas, whose passions include French, baking, and her bulldog Bonbon on October 21.
John Brown House Museum in Providence and Museum of Work & Culture in Woonsocket Will Offer Free Admission, Tours on September 23
When: Wednesday, September 13, 9:30-11:30am Where: Rhode Island State Library, 82 Smith St., #208, Providence, R.I. Admission: FREE registration Learn ways that you can implement strategies at your historic, heritage, or cultural site, organization, or museum to connect with schools…
On Monday, September 4, the Museum of Work & Culture – along with Rhode Island PBS – will welcome Julia, a new friend from Sesame Street! A sweet and curious four-year-old girl with autism, Julia made her onscreen debut in April.
The event will take place during the MoWC’s free annual Labor Day Open House, which kicks off the MoWC’s 20th anniversary celebration.
You’re invited to join the Museum of Work & Culture on Saturday, September 9, 6pm, for a celebration of Oktoberfest with an evening of German food, music, dancing, and history at the German American Cultural Society of Rhode Island.
The Museum of Work & Culture will be the canvas for a temporary art installation by Riverzedge Arts and The Tape Art Crew, a group of public artists who create large scale murals with colored tape.
The Museum of Work & Culture will host a Rhode Island International Film Festival event on Thursday, August 10, 7pm. The MoWC will screen a collection of new and dynamic films by French-language filmmakers, including:
On Tuesday, July 18, 5:30pm, at the Aldrich House (110 Benevolent St.), the Rhode Island Historical Society will host Dr. Lorén Spears, Executive Director of the Tomaquag Museum, to speak about indigenous peoples and the issue of food sovereignty. This event is presented as part of Relishing Rhode Island, the RIHS’s 2017 programming theme, as well as the statewide initiative A La Rhody.
The Museum of Work & Culture has announced an expansion of its SensAbilities series for individuals on the autism spectrum and others facing sensory challenges.
Made-to-Order Mondays will provide free admission for families, day programs, and aides who wish to experience the MoWC in a low sensory, less crowded environment. Sensory elements such as lighting and sound are adjusted, and trained staff and volunteers are on hand to provide supplementary tools and offer tours to visitors who have children with special needs.