As of Saturday, March 14 the John Brown House Museum, Museum of Work & Culture, and Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center will be temporarily closed until further notice. All March programs and events have been postponed or canceled.Please see our events calendar for updates. Thank you for your understanding.

The Museum of Work & Culture will host Through Our Eyes, an exhibit by the Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research & Treatment (RICART).

All of the work on display was created by artists with autism and related neurodevelopmental conditions and will be exhibited through April 30 as part of the MoWC’s events planned for Autism Awareness Month. The show is curated by Hartford, Conn.-based artist Matthew Best.

A public opening reception for the exhibit will take place on Saturday, March 10, from 1 to 3pm. The reception will include additional performance-based works, as well as a special presentation by art therapist Emily Ellis on the process of and science behind art therapy.

This event is also part of Brain Week Rhode Island (March 11-19), a weeklong celebration of brain health and brain science for Rhode Islanders of all ages. Creative learning activities and events include expert panels, talks, film screenings, workshops, and a Brain Fair with interactive science exhibits. For more brainy fun, visit BrainWeekRI.org.

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