Save the Date for FirstWorks’ 20th Anniversary Celebration!
December 27, 2023

We are just days away from 2024, which marks FirstWorks 20th Anniversary! We look forward to celebrating this milestone with YOU all year long. Please save the date for our Anniversary event – Thursday, May 2nd, 2024 at The Ballroom at the Providence G. Learn more about this exciting event here.

Since FirstWorks’ beginning we have provided over 700,000 arts experiences. You can ensure that we are able to continue connecting art with audiences in the new year – give today.

Advocacy Alert – Support H 8098 & S 2985 – Rhode Island Creative Futures Fund

Advocacy Alert – Support H 8098 & S 2985 – Rhode Island Creative Futures Fund

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FirstWorks and Small Island Big Song on The Rhode Show

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Indigenous Musicians from the Blue Continent Unite to Sing for our Changing Seas

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Save the Date for FirstWorks’ 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Save the Date for FirstWorks’ 20th Anniversary Celebration!

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Read FirstWorks’ 2022-23 Annual Report

Read FirstWorks’ 2022-23 Annual Report

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Review: Rennie Harris’ ‘Rome and Jewels’: Keeping hallowed works vital

Review: Rennie Harris’ ‘Rome and Jewels’: Keeping hallowed works vital

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From NYE to All-Year Arts, FirstWorks Looks Back

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Hip-Hop Spin on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to Open FirstWorks’ 20th Anniversary Season

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Mayor Smiley, FirstWorks Unveil PVDFest 2023 Headliners

Mayor Smiley, FirstWorks Unveil PVDFest 2023 Headliners

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