Arts, Rhode Island State Council on the

Contact Information

Donna Fiske

One Capitol Hill, 3?? Fl., Providence, RI, 02908
(401) 222-3880
(401) 222-3018
[email protected]

The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) is an agency of state government, created by law in 1967 to “insure that the role of the arts in the life of Rhode Island communities will continue to grow and will play an even more significant part in the welfare and educational experience of our citizens.”
RIGL § 42-75-7 Duties of commission. – The duties of the commission shall be: (1) To stimulate and encourage throughout Rhode Island the study and presentation of the performing, visual, and environmental arts and public interest and participation therein; (2) To survey and assess the needs of the arts throughout Rhode Island and to make recommendations to the general assembly and the governor to encourage the arts so as to meet the legitimate needs and aspirations of the citizens of the state; (3) To take any steps necessary and appropriate to expand the state's cultural resources and to encourage the growth of local community arts councils; (4) To encourage and protect freedom of artistic expression in Rhode Island; and (5) To co-operate with the commission of education in all areas in which the arts are applicable to primary and secondary education, including the use of educational television and other media in the promotion and presentation of the arts.

Title Name Phone Number Email
Program Director, Arts Organizations Todd Trebour (401)-222-3882 [email protected]
Program Director, Arts Organizations Adrienne Adeyemi 401-222-3882 [email protected]
Program Director, Arts in Education Maggie Anderson (401)-222-6994 [email protected]
Program Director, Arts in Education Sherilyn Brown 401-222-6994 [email protected]
Assistant to the Arts in Education Program Daniel Kahn (401)-222-1146 [email protected]
Program Director, Individual Artists Mollie Flanagan (401)-222-3881 [email protected]
Fiscal & Office Manager Donna Fiske 401-222-1148 [email protected]
Executive Director, Film Office Steven Feinberg (401)-528-5200
Asst. to the Executive Director of the Film Office Carol Conley 401-222-3456 [email protected]
Senior Systems Designs Programmer Lew Place, III 401-222-3456 [email protected]
Senior Systems Designs Programmer Lew Place III (401)-222-3456 [email protected]
Program Director, Community Arts and Atrium Gallery Elena Calderon Patino (401)-222-6996 [email protected]

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