Gun Totem Sculpture

Cool Providence: The Gun Totem

Art is everywhere in Providence – which isn’t surprising given that our city is home to The Rhode Island School of Design, one of the nation’s preeminent art institutes. You’ll find an exceptionally impactful sculpture standing just outside the Federal Courthouse. The 12 foot “Gun Totem”, by artist Boris Bally, is constructed of steel, concrete, […]

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Providence Athenaeum

Cool Providence: The Athenaeum

H.P. Lovecraft visited often, calling it “a charming little library.” The art collection includes an original Édouard Manet. It’s the place where Edgar Allen Poe got dumped. And it’s also and where you might discover Walt Whitman’s handwritten notes on the pages of an 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass. Welcome to the Providence Athenaeum. […]

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