2009-05-21 / About Town

Jamestown artists exhibit in multi-cultural show

Two islanders will exhibit their work as part of the third annual Multi- Cultural Juried Exhibit - Art Unites through the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative, in conjunction with The Pawtucket Foundation.

The exhibit opening reception will be today Thursday, May 21, at 5:30 p.m., at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center in Pawtucket.

The opening reception will also feature a variety of other art forms. The Providence Latin American Film Festival director, Jose Torrealba, will present a special screening of the Venezuelan film TOCAR & LUCHAR. The Providence-based youth dance troupe "JUMP!" will also perform an original dance piece. Music will be provided by Pawtucket-based steel pan soloist Jason Roseman. Roseman is a Master Steel Pan builder and was the 2006 Winner of the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Folk Arts Fellowship.

The winner of the $2,000 Pawtucket Foundation Prize will be announced as well as the winner of the online viewers choice voting contest.

Jillian Barber and Eileen McCarney Muldoon of Jamestown will both participate in the show.

The gallery is open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. It is located at in the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center 175 Main Street, Pawtucket. For more information, call 724-2200. Free parking is available at the Visitor Center.

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