Today in 1954 Hurricane Carole hit Rhode Island with its full force. Read this first-hand account by Providence resident Gorton Thayer … Continue reading "Trust To Yr Own Head": an Account of Hurricane Carol
What Cheer Wednesdays will bring you behind the scenes with free museum admission and pop-up programming. It’s a series featuring rotating weekly offerings – as well as chats with curators, docents, and educational staff – all intended to give visitors a unique look at a day in the life of our museums.
The exhibit traces the history of human service organizations in the city, including the name changes, mergers, and community partnerships that have led to the formation of the agency as it exists today. Displayed artifacts include photographs, daily log books, expenditure ledgers, and board manager journals dating from the organization’s founding in 1891.
Featuring the Debut of the Mill Workers’ Memory Bank When: Monday, September 5 Where: The Museum of Work … Continue reading Museum of Work & Culture Labor Day Open House
The Museum of Work & Culture is excited to once again celebrate the birthday of the Blackstone Valley’s American Girl, Grace Thomas, whose passions include French, baking, and her bulldog Bonbon.