Calling All Artists! Public Art Project

Apply to the Providence Park-ist in Residence Program


The City of Providence invites professional artists to live in residence on Park grounds to create fresh new ways for visitors to experience two of Providence’s most unique and underutilized parks. Selected artists and their families will be supported through housing and the possibility of partnering with City staff and programs. This innovative opportunity is designed in collaboration between the Providence Parks Department (“Parks”) and the Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism (“ACT”), through its ACT Public Art Program.

Awarded artists will receive a two-year residency at one of three available Parks-owned properties located at Esek Hopkins Homestead, and Wanskuck Park. In exchange for this subsidized housing, artists-in-residents are asked to host twelve public exhibitions or performances to engage with park visitors throughout their time in residence.

Deadline is September 30! Learn more about the program here →!