Why have some of the most interesting contemporary artists working today abandoned the traditional materials of art to work with rubber, sugar, gold and oil, chalk, soap and shoelaces? Join us as Leora Maltz-Leca, Redwood’s Curator of Contemporary Projects explores how contemporary artists like Kader Attia and Pascale Marthine Tayou, Kara Walker and Berni Searle activate the social histories and material politics embedded in their material choices, harnessing the messy materials of the world to plumb the histories and associations of everyda
The Redwood is pleased to welcome pianist Itay Goren in his debut concert in the historic Harrison Room, featuring works by Robert Schumann, Claude Debussy and Modest Mussorgsky. $10 for Members; $20 for Non-members. Call 401-847-0292 for reservations or register online below.
In honor of George Washington's birthday, on February 22 at 11:30 am a brief program will be presented and wreath laying by the Sons of the Revolution and the Artillery Company of Newport will stage a salute on the Redwood lawn by the statue of George Washington.
Have you ever wondered what was inside the books kept shuttered in the Harrison Room? Have you asked yourself what makes a book intellectually valuable enough to be in the vault? Please join Special Collections staff, as we present a sampling of our vast offerings from the vault and allow you first-hand interaction with some of our treasures. Call 401-847-0292 for reservations or register online.
A wide range of books at amazing prices will be offered at the Semi-Annual Redwood Library Book Sale. Members only preview, Wednesday, February 21 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Open to all Thursday and Friday, with Saturday featuring our popular "$5 per bag" offer.
It is our pleasure to welcome back acclaimed pianist, I-Heung Lee, for another special performance in the historic Harrison Room. Ms. Lee's concert will feature works by Leschetizky, Liszt, Mozart and more.