EVENTS

Upcoming Events
Small Business Meetup
Mon, Jan 09
Mountain View
Jan 09, 2023, 11:30 AM
Mountain View, 500 Terry Francois Blvd, San Francisco
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City Networking Event
Mon, Feb 06
Flatiron District
Feb 06, 2023, 10:00 AM
Flatiron District, 235 W 23rd St, New York
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Sunset Rooftop Party
Fri, Mar 17
West Village
Mar 17, 2023, 5:00 PM
West Village, 235 W 23rd St, New York
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ALL EVENTS
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Artists' Exchange's FREE Monthly

CRAFT BASH

May 30th

Saturday @ 11am - 2pm

Fairy Houses: Build a home for the fairies in your garden! How will it stand up? How will you make the roof? Put your thinking cap on as you find things from nature to construct a mini home out of materials collected from spring cleaning in the garden.

FREE and open to the public
Artists' Exchange - 50 Rolfe Square 
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ALL THE WAY

EPIC Theatre Company presents

Written By Robert Schenkkan

June 5th-20th

Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm
Sunday, June 7th @ 4pm

The Tony-award winning Best Play comes to Rhode Island in an Epic fashion. President Kennedy has just died and LBJ has to step in and figure out a way to push through the civil rights act while holding the country together.

Tickets - $20 GA | $15 Seniors | $10 Student
Theatre 82 - 82 Rolfe Square 

CANCELED

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Artists' Exchange's 

Summer CampS

June 15th - August 28th

Mondays - Fridays @ 9am - 3pm

The ultimate in affordable camps for the creative child! Our friendly staff of artist educators create a welcoming environment so each child is able to fully engage, build confidence, be creative and learn. Campers age 5 to 14 can choose from a variety of 43 camps in art, music, design, theater and ceramics.

FREE and open to the public
Artists' Exchange - 50 Rolfe Square 
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Artists' Exchange's FREE Monthly

CRAFT BASH

June 27th

Saturday @ 11am - 2pm

Your Neighborhood: Put on your engineering cap and make your very own cardboard town. Take a walk around your neighborhood. What do you notice about the different styles of houses? Using inspiration from your walk around town and use recycled materials to build a custom toy house. Maybe it is your own house, or maybe it is one straight out of your imagination!

FREE and open to the public
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One Act play festival

Artists' Exchange presents the 16th annual

Artistic Direction by Jessica Chace

July 16th - August 1st

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays @ 7pm

Since 2006, Artists’ Exchange has hosted the One Act Play Festival (OAPF) for the entertainment and enjoyment of the Cranston community. Short plays are submitted from local, regional, and national playwrights and then selected for performance by a panel of directors/actors. This year’s festival will feature a delightful blend of local and national playwrights. 

Tickets - $20 GA | $15 Seniors | $10 Student
Theatre 82 - 82 Rolfe Square 
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Artists' Exchange's FREE Monthly

CRAFT BASH

July 25th

Saturday @ 11am - 2pm

Cool for Summer: Make unique tie dyed bandanas to keep you cool on those hot days! Different dyes require different chemicals to make them colorfast, learn which is which to keep your colors bright and beautiful.

FREE and open to the public
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I CAN SPEAK

EPIC Theatre Company presents

August 7th - 22nd

Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm

Based on interviews with real women, this

docu-drama explores life after sexual assault.

Tickets - $20 GA | $15 Seniors | $10 Student
Theatre 82 - 82 Rolfe Square 

CANCELED

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Artists' Exchange's FREE Monthly

CRAFT BASH

August 29th

Saturday @ 11am - 2pm

Ocean Prints: Use materials from the recycling bin, or better yet, plastics found on the beach, and add in  natural elements to create an ocean scene that you can use for printmaking to print and re-print your ocean image as many times as you want!

FREE and open to the public
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Artists' Exchange presents the 13th annual

Fall out of Summer

Arts Festival

September 20th

Sunday @ 10am - 4pm

Join Artists' Exchange and Gateways to Change as they close down  Cranston's historic Rolfe Square, between Auburn and Clarence Street for a day of fun! The arts festival offers live music, raffles, a marketplace of local artisans, art activities, installations, contests, food, beer, wine, and much more. This event is pet friendly and admission is free. 

FREE and open to the public
Artists' Exchange - Rolfe Square (Between Auburn & Clarence)
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Artists' Exchange's FREE Monthly

CRAFT BASH

September 26th

Saturday @ 11am - 2pm

Fall Collage: As the seasons change, our outdoor world is beautified with amazing foliage. Using a variety of mediums we will create collages to preserve all the different colors and learn a little bit about why certain plants are certain colors and how they change throughout the season.

FREE and open to the public
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Weekly Events 

Thursdays: Art Guild, 2-4pm

 

Are you a high school student who is interested in art and in completing community service hours? Join us for this weekly gathering of artsy teens who help out with arts-based projects around Artists' Exchange such as painting and creating and installing window displays, along with doing occasional fun personal projects. Interested in joining? Email Shannon to sign up! Follows Cranston Public School holiday schedule


Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: Open Studio, 4-8pm

 

Participants must have previous experience in a clay studio, as no instruction will be offered during this time. Includes use of all Artists' Exchange equipment including pottery wheels, canvas covered tables, extruder and clay tools as well as a bisque fire. Glazing fees charged separately. Supplies can also be purchased separately through Artists' Exchange. Call to sign up: 401.490.9475. $10 per session.

 

Saturdays: Open Studio, 11am-3pm

 

Participants must have previous experience in a clay studio, as no instruction will be offered during this time. Includes use of all Artists' Exchange equipment including pottery wheels, canvas covered tables, extruder and clay tools as well as a bisque fire. Glazing fees charged separately. Supplies can also be purchased separately through Artists' Exchange. Call to sign up: 401.490.9475. $10 per session.

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Cranston, RI 02910

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Sat: 1pm-5pm

Sun:CLOSED

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