Friday, September 29, 2017

WPS at the Warren Walkabout

Join us on Water Street on Sunday, October 22nd for the Annual Warren Walkabout.
 
More details coming soon!

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Fall General Meeting

Thursday, September 14th
 
Fellowship Hall, Warren Methodist Church
 
Potluck Supper --  6 PM
 
Meeting and Presentation -- 7 PM
 
After a brief meeting, please join the Warren Middle Passage Project research team for the following discussion:
 

How Phebe was Found:  Tales of Historical Research in Warren

 
There well be an encore presentation of Finding Phebe: Uncovering the History of Slavery in Warren, RI by the Warren Middle Passage Project on Thursday, September 14th at 1:00 PM at the Warren Senior Center on Libby Lane.  If you missed this presentation in May or if you would like to see it again please join us.  The discussion at the WPS meeting that evening will focus on the research experience behind the presentation. 

Monday, May 29, 2017

A Day in the Life of Warren Community Photo Project



 
 
How "A Day in the Life" Works
 
Shoot Day:
  •  All photos taken between 12:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Saturday, June 17th are eligible for the project. Use your phone or use a camera, it's up to you.
  • Explore Warren...from Main Street, to the bike path, to the Kickemuit River, to Touisset and everywhere in between. Work on your own or set out with a group of friends.
  • Be creative and take a picture (no selfies please!) and record the exact time of your photo.
  • WPS will have an information table set up during the day at Imago Gallery...stop by and say hello.
  • Select the photo you would like to submit...remember to give your photo a title for the exhibit.
  • Rain Date is scheduled for Sunday, June 18th. If necessary we will reschedule the night before the Shoot Day.
 
Submission:
  • One submission per person!
  • Come to Imago Gallery, 36 Market Street, on Friday, July 7th from Noon to 8 PM or Saturday, July 8th from Noon to 4 PM  
  • Bring one 8 x 10 print suitable for matting. 
  • Mats will be provided by WPS.
  • Record the title of your photo, the time it was taken and your name on the mat.
  • No on-line submissions. 
  • Submitted photos are property of WPS; please make a duplicate print to keep for yourself.  
 
 Exhibition:
 
  • Jurors will select from submissions for our exhibit on Thursday, July 27th from 5:30 to 8 PM at 30 Cutler Gallery on Art Night Bristol-Warren. 
  • Cash awards will be given for Best in Show, Youth Best in Show (ages 8-17) and People's Choice.
  • Gift Certificates for honorable mentions.
  • The photographs will be displayed on the WPS website after the exhibit closes.  
* This is a community based project open to all members of Warren and members of the Warren Preservation Society


If you have any questions please contact us at info@preservewarren.org