Holiday Extravaganza

Holiday Open House and Potluck Extravaganza and the Main Street Holiday Stroll

Thursday December 6th
5:00-7:00 PM

Potluck dinner, cheesy holiday sweater
contest, photobooth and more!

More Info >

Holiday Portraits

Holiday Portraits

Now - December 14th, 2012
Bring your loved ones to our
newly renovated In-House Studio
for your Holiday Portraits!

More Info >

RiverzEdge After Hours

RiverzEdge After Hours
Open House!

Wednesday October 24th, 2012

Stop by 68 South Main St
to tour our studios and to register
for our After Hours programs!

More Info >

Access and Denial Reception

Stories of Access, Stories of Denial
Opening Reception

Tuesday September 18, 2012

The John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley
National Heritage Corridor Commission Offices
One Depot Square, Woonsocket, RI

More Info >

Rocket to Woonsocket

Rocket to Woonsocket

RiverzEdge Arts 2012 Industrial Ball
October 12, 2012 7:00-10:00PM

On the 3rd floor of our homebase
Le Moulin Mill - Next to the Museum of Work and Culture
68 South Main St, Woonsocket, RI

Learn More >
Purchase Tickets >

Painting Sale

RiverzEdge Painting Sale

RiverzEdge is having a Painting Sale!

July 30-August 2

Outside Of RiverzEdge at River Island Park

More Info >

Seniors 2012

Congratulations to Our 2012 Seniors!

RiverzEdge is ecstatic that, once again, all of our seniors are graduating high school and embarking on the next step in their
creative lives.

Learn more about what our seniors have planned next.

More Info >

Research Radness and Rwanda

Research, Radness and Rwanda

Youth Voices from ELO
Thursday May 31, 2012

The John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley
National Heritage Corridor Commission Offices
One Depot Square, Woonsocket, RI

Learn More >

Providence Art Festival

Providence Art Festival 2012

Saturday, June 2nd, ScreenWorks will be representing

RiverzEgde at the Providence Art Festival!

We'll be selling summer apparel designed and printed by our teenage artists, so stop by and say hello on your way through the parade of local food, music and handcrafted merch.

More Info >

Access and Denial

Access and Denial Project

Communities of Color on the Blackstone River
from the Civil War to Civil Rights

RiverzEdge is partnering with the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor and Brown University, to produce a series of public exhibitions and discussions.

Learn More >
Read the Blog >


Woonsocket MLK Memorial

Brad Fesmire, RiverzEdge's Program Director has designed a new MLK Memorial at the intersection of South Main and Mason St in Woonsocket.

More Info >


The Arts & Business Opportunity Center

Affordable Print Design, Web Design and Blogging
Classes for Grown Ups!

Classes are open to adults (ages 18+) interested in learning art and design skills for professional or personal growth.

Learn More >
View Classes >


Video Project about Blackstone River Valley

RiverzEdge youth participants in the DigitalWork Studio have produced a video commercial highlighting the unique locations for recreation, tourism and the places to uncover that lie in the Valley.

Watch Video >

Industrial Ball

The Industrial Ball

Coming October 2012!

See photos and award winners from the 2011 Industrial Ball!

See Photos >


Congrats to our Graduating Seniors

We are very pleased, excited and honored once again with the accomplishments of our graduating class of seniors and their acceptances to college.

Watch what our seniors had to say about their time at RiverzEdge.

More Info >


Rocco’s Breakfast with Andre

February 11, 2011

RiverzEdge Arts Project was proud to speak at a special a.m. forum for Rocco Landesman, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, organized by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and the RI Foundation.

Photo by Stew Milne.

More Info >


First Lady Michelle Obama honors RiverzEdge

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

RiverzEdge is a proud winner of the 2010 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, presented by First Lady Michelle Obama.

More Info >


Mayor Fontaine to throw a party for the arts!

Friday, October 22, 2010

Mayor Leo Fontaine will join RiverzEdge Arts Project to a throw a party to celebrate how vital and exciting the arts are becoming in Woonsocket.

More Info >


PhotoWorks Video

What kind of impact does RiverzEdge have on teens?

The young artists in our PhotoWorks studio challenged themselves to show you what RiverzEdge means to them.

Watch video >


Participant Wins National Design Contest

Mayor Declares May 27th, Chistina Lauzon Day

An 18-year old participant in our PhotoWorks studio, Christina Lauzon, has won a national label design contest for the Torani Syrup Company – competing against 2,000 other applicants nationwide. This is the 2nd time a RiverzEdge participant has won this contest.

More Info >


GreenWorks Collaborates with RISD Student

Group Makes Lamp from T-Shirts and Plastic Bags

The GreenWorks studio has had the privilege of collaborating with Katryna Carter, a 2nd year RISD Graduate student in Industrial Design. Carter teamed up with five of our youth to introduce them to a 3D design process and develop a collaborative project.

More Info >


Teens Paint "Art Deco" Bike Racks for Woonsocket

Unveiled at May 20th Transportation Fair

Youth in the ArtWorks studio painted "Art Deco" bike racks, each in a style inspired by a historically significant artist, for Way to Work's First Annual Transportation Fair.

More Info >


Young Artists and Their Mentors

May 7th - July 2nd at Bagelz of Wakefield

An exhibition that showcases the work of young artists and the adult artists who influence them. With over 30 works, the exhibition will feature the wide range of dynamic and innovative work being created in our four studios.

More info >


The Art Gallery at Woonsocket City Hall

RiverzEdge – Offical Curator

In April 2010, RiverzEdge opened The Art Gallery at Woonsocket City Hall in collaboration with city officials. RiverzEdge is the official curator of the gallery and is currently displaying artwork by RiverzEdge participants — the first show to take place at the gallery.

Read The Woonsocket Call article >