September Art Guide

September Art Guide

Ten shows to check out this month, arranged by opening reception date. Looking for more? Patreon subscribers will get an exclusive guide to the fall arts season.
Above: Lorena Pugh, Falling Dress (2019) at Coastal Contemporary Gallery


Rooted in Memory
Yary Livan, Pete Pin, Amy Lee Sanford, LinDa Saphan, and Savonnara Sok
September 5 – October 10
Grimshaw-Gudewicz Gallery at Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree Street, Fall River
Opening reception Thursday, September 5 (6–8pm)

Not Just Mill Towns: Urban Photography of Robert Easton
September 6 – September 22
Rhode Island Spirits
59 Blackstone Avenue, Pawtucket
Part of Pawtucket Arts Festival
Opening reception Friday, September 6 (5–8pm)

Dutch Colorists
September 5 – September 28
Dedee Shattuck Gallery
1 Partners Lane, Westport
Opening reception Saturday, September 7 (5–7pm)
pictured: Barbara Rink, A Loss of Sadness

Heebe-Tee-Tse Lee | Urbanology: Indigenous transition of tradition
September 7 – September 28
AS220 Project Space
93 Mathewson Street, Providence
Opening reception Saturday, September 7 (5–7pm)

Todd Bartel and Jack Massey: working PAPER
September 7 – October 5
Hera Gallery
10 High Street, Wakefield
Opening reception Saturday, September 7 (6-8pm)
Artist talk with Todd Bartel Saturday, October 5 (1pm)

Many Cities, One Providence—Tel Aviv: From the seafoam and clouds to the here and now
David Adika, Ronny Carny, Yael Efrati, Hilla Toony Navok, and Shay Zilberman
September 11 – November 16
63 Eaton Street, Providence
Opening remarks & reception Wednesday, September 11 (6–8pm)
pictured: Hilla Toony Navok, Extensions (2018)

Fleeting: Lorena Pugh, Sandi Daniel, Gin Stone
Coastal Contemporary Gallery
491 Thames Street, Newport
Opening reception Saturday, September 14 (4–8pm)
pictured: Sandi Daniel, New Beginnings

Robert Datum and Neal Walsh: surface shadows
September 19 – October 9
Chazan Gallery at Wheeler
228 Angell Street, Providence
Opening reception Thursday, September 19 (5–8pm)
pictured: Robert Datum, Old Colony Easement (2018)

“Walls divide and walls protect,  Walls enclose, and walls exclude.”
A show of art quilting by Rhode Island Threads
September 3 – September 27
Sprout CoWorking 
166 Valley St (Building 6m, Suite 103), Providence
pictured: Allison Wilbur, In or Out?
Opening reception Thursday, September 19 (5–9pm)

The Art and Design of Spider Silk
September 27 – April 19, 2020
RISD Museum
20 North Main Street, Providence