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Artists' Exchange is a 501(c)3 non-profit community arts collaborative proudly owned by Gateways to Change, Inc.

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EVENTS

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Artists' Exchange presents the 15th annual

GINGERBREAD HOUSE

DECORATING CONTEST

December 7th

Saturday @ 9am - 5pm

Steal away a few moments during the hectic holiday season to gather with friends and family to engage in an old world craft... be creative, sneak some candy, and have fun! Enjoy 20% off Class registrations, raffles, tasty treats, grab bags, FREE face painting, Holiday Photo Stations, artisan craft sales, FREE A Christmas Carol previews and more. Costumes welcome!
 

Space per time slot is limited and may fill
Reservations are strongly recommended.

$13 per house In Advance  |  $15 per house Walk In
Artists' Exchange - 50 Rolfe Square 
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Artists' Exchange's 16th annual production of

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Directed by Lauren Annicelli

Based on Charles Dickens Classic Novel

December 12th - 22nd

Thursdays & Fridays at 7pm
Saturdays at 3pm & 7pm | Sundays at 3pm
*Special 8pm performance on 12/14 following annual
Holiday Gala & Silent Auction Fundraiser

A holiday tradition and the most anticipated show of Artists’ Exchange, this year’s production is a fresh, original adaptation with a focus on the cyclical nature of time and the disparity between those who have the ability to give and those who are in need of receiving.

Tickets - $20 in advance | $25 at the door
Theatre 82 - 82 Rolfe Square 
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Artists' Exchange presents the 15th annual

Holiday Gala

& Silent Auction Fundraiser

December 14th

Saturday @ 5 - 8pm

Feed your holiday spirit dancing to live music, enjoying delicious cuisine, drinking craft beer & wine from the open bar, and out bidding your family and friends in the Silent Auction Fundraiser for that perfect last minute Holiday gift!

 

Treat yourself or someone special, pair the evening with a ticket to A Christmas Carol before or after the Gala.

Show & Gala Tickets sold separately.

Tickets - $50  |  $75 VIP
Artists' Exchange - 50 Rolfe Square 
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Artists' Exchange's FREE Monthly

CRAFT BASH

December 28th

Saturday @ 11am - 2pm

Art Tools: If you think about the tools we use to make art, which one is your favorite? Given a box filled with recyclables and old broken art supplies, let’s make new tools to create interesting abstract works of art.

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

CRAFT BASH

January 26th

Saturday @ 11am - 2pm

Upcycled Wearables: Design a new belt or bag. Create a vest or hat.
When armed with a box full of recyclables or commonly discarded items, what will you create?

FREE and open to the public
Artists' Exchange - 50 Rolfe Square 
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Artists' Exchange & WomensWork Theatre Collaborative present

THE MADWOMAN

IN THE VOLVO

March 6th - 8th

Friday & Saturday @ 7:30pm
Sunday @ 2pm

In this madcap memoir of middle age, a woman takes her raging hormones on a road trip to Burning Man to celebrate her 50 th birthday. It’s a laugh-out-loud tale of one woman’s roller coaster ride through “the change”.

Tickets - $20 GA | $15 Seniors & Students
Artists' Exchange - 50 Rolfe Square 

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.