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A new signature event
for the Creative Capital!
June 11-14, 2015
Discover the city center as
it comes to life with firsts
in arts, music and spectacle
Experience an extravaganza of
performances & installations
throughout the city
Save the date: June 11-14
2015 Providence International
Arts Festival
Coming next: World Premiere
Lostwax Multimedia Dance
Zoologic
Artistic Icons Series
at The Vets: Mummenschanz,
Philip Glass, & Noche Flamenca
FirstWorks
connecting art with audiences
in Providence, Rhode Island
FirstWorks Arts-Learning
introduces Regina Carter
to Rhode Island music students
FirstWorks Arts-Learning
Jazz at Lincoln Center
connect students to The Jazz Age
Enrich the lives of children
Join our FirstWorks friends
with a pledge to our Annual Fund
 
 
connect
visit
FirstWorks turns providence into an urban Carnevale

FirstWorks Preferred Hotel Partner: Providence Biltmore Hotel

To RISD Auditorium

17 Canal Walkway (on the canal side of North Main Street)
Providence, R.I.
[map]


Traveling north or south on Interstate 95:

Take Exit 22 to downtown Providence. Continue straight on Memorial Boulevard, turn left onto College Street. Cross over the bridge and take a left at the first set of traffic lights onto North Main Street. RISD Auditorium will be immediately on your left, on the canal side of North Main Street. Metered street parking is available along North and South Main Street.

Traveling west on Interstate 195:

Take Exit 2 to South Main Street and continue for half a mile, straight through the first set of traffic lights. (South Main Street becomes North Main Street at intersection). RISD Auditorium will be immediately on your left, on the canal side of North Main Street. Metered street parking is available along North and South Main Street.

To RISD Chace Center

20 North Main Street
Providence, R.I.
[map]


Traveling north or south on Interstate 95:

Take Exit 22 to downtown Providence. Continue straight on Memorial Boulevard, turn left onto College Street. Cross over the bridge and take a left at the first set of traffic lights onto North Main Street. RISD Chace Centerwill be immediately on your right, directly across from the RISD Auditorium plaza. The Michael P. Metcalf Auditorium is located in the main floor lobby, to the left of the front desk. Metered street parking is available along North and South Main Street

Traveling west on Interstate 195:

Take Exit 2 to South Main Street and continue for half a mile, straight through the first set of traffic lights. (South Main Street becomes North Main Street at intersection). RISD Chace Center will be immediately on your right, directly across from the RISD Auditorium plaza. The Michael P. Metcalf Auditorium is located in the main floor lobby, to the left of the front desk. Metered street parking is available along North and South Main Street

To The Vets

1 Avenue of the Arts

Providence, R.I. [map]

From Points North:

Take I-95 South to Exit 22C, which leads directly onto Promenade Street. Follow Promenade Street to the end. The Providence Place Mall parking garage will be directly in front of you. Paid parking is available there. If not parking at the mall, turn left onto Park Street. Continue past stoplight. The entrance to The Vets is located on the right, at the corner of Park Street and Avenue of the Arts.

From Points South:

Take I-95 North to Exit 22C. Then follow the same directions as above.

Where To Park:

  • • Secure paid parking is available at the Providence Place Mall North Entrance, directly behind The Vets at a rate of $2.00 for the first 5 hours.
    • To exit the lot on foot, take the north elevators or stairs located at the rear of Nordstrom to level “B”. This will bring you to street level directly behind the theater.
    • Proceed north up the sidewalk to the theater front entrance or west along the back of the theatre to the Park Street Entrance
    • Free parking is available in the State of Rhode Island lots on Smith Street.
    • On-street parking is available on Francis and Smith Streets.

Patrons who hold their tickets may enter directly through the new Park Street entrance located at the bottom of Park Street. Patrons who need to retrieve tickets from will-call or wish to purchase tickets must proceed to the box office located at the main entrance off Avenue of the Arts.

Parking Map

To Providence Performing Arts Center

220 Weybosset Street
Providence, R.I.
[map]

From Points North:

Take I-95 South to the Atwells Avenue Exit #21. Go straight through 4 traffic lights and turn left at the 5th traffic light onto Broad Street. Cross over I-95 and proceed through four traffic lights (Broad Street will become Weybosset Street). PPAC will be on the right at 220 Weybosset Street.

From Points South:

Take I-95 North to the Broadway Exit #21. Turn left and cross over I-95. At the next traffic light, turn left onto the Service Road and proceed through 2 traffic lights. At the 3rd traffic light, turn left onto Broad Street, cross over I-95 and proceed through four traffic lights (Broad Street will become Weybosset Street). PPAC will be on the right at 220 Weybosset Street.

For Local Area Info Visit:

Providence Warwick Convention and Visitor's Bureau

 

if you want to contact us:
401-421-4278 or info@first-works.org

 

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FirstWorks