MoWC Events & Exhibits



Throughout 2017 the Museum will be celebrating holidays with history, food, and entertainment. Funds raised from each event will go toward the Mill Project, a new digital exhibit currently under development at the Museum.

Sunday, May 7, 2pm at Casa Vallarta

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo a few days late with the Museum of Work & Culture. Festivities will include a presentation on the history of Cinco de Mayo by local Civil War reenactor and historian Paul Bourget. Bourget will explore the ramifications of the Mexican victory over French troops at the Battle of Puebla, and what it meant for the survival of the Union. The menu will feature quesadillas, nachos, taquitos, chips & guacamole, and a complimentary margarita or beer. All proceeds will benefit the Mill Project, a new digital exhibit currently under development at the Museum of Work & Culture. Tickets for the event are $25 and are available for purchase at the MoWC or online at


On the third Thursday of each month the Museum partners with the Rhode Island International Film Festival for an evening screening of award winning short films from past festivals. Each month’s program has a unique theme. Tickets are $10 at or at the door.

Thursday, May 18, 7pm

Thursday, June 15, 7pm


When I Grow Up 2017 - Bradley Inpatient

Through Our Eyes: An Exhibit by the Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment

March 18 – April 30

The Museum of Work & Culture is proud to present the work of artists on the Autism Spectrum or with related neuro-developmental conditions. The exhibit is presented as part of the Museum’s Autism Awareness Month programming.