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390 A Summit Road
Exeter, RI, 02822
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Tomaquag Museum is dedicated to educating the public and promote thoughtful dialogue regarding Indigenous history, culture, arts, Mother Earth and to connect to native issues of today.

Native Opportunities

2017 Native American Art Exhibit

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Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) Presents


2017 Native American Art Exhibit

August 19 - Sept 30, 2017

Drop off & Hanging:

Saturday, August 19th, 2017, 9:00- 4:00pm

Pick up:

Saturday, September 30th from 10:00-12:00pm

Location: William E. Powers Administration Building One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI 02908

Call to Native American Artists

Do you know any Native American Visual Artists? We want to showcase their artwork

If you are interested, please send images of artwork and the label information to

before August 12, 2017

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Native American Annual State Art Exhibition. The Atrium Gallery was developed to exhibit the work of public artists in the State Capitol Complex. It hosts exhibits on a rotating basis, in partnership with community artists and arts organizations from across the state. The Atrium showcases artwork from a variety of groups from diverse communities. In 2014, we are pleased to showcase the talent of the Native American Artists at the Atrium Gallery @ One Capitol Hill.

These exhibits and receptions have become an important and anticipated event for everyone, as they provide a wonderful venue for a greater appreciation of the artistic talent from various communities.

For more information please contact:

Elena Calderón-Patiño
Director, Community Arts Program Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Phone: (401) 222-6996

Appear in Trinity Repertory's "A Christmas Carol"

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Trinity Rep's annual production of A Christmas Carol is a Rhode Island community tradition.  In planning for this year's production, directors (and Resident Acting Company members) Angela Brazil and Stephen Thorne have centered on the word "Community."  

We are reaching out to Natives in the Rhode Island community, asking if they'd like to appear onstage in a featured cameo appearance in the production.  

We have a couple spots left for those who are interested.  Contact Samantha Cullen-Fry at or call us at (401)491-9063.  

2017 Native American Long-term Fellow

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Peabody Essex Museum - Salem, MA

One Year Native American Long-term Fellowship Beginning mid-September 2017

The Peabody Essex Museum is pleased to announce a post-graduate curatorial fellowship for 2017-2018, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Beginning in mid-September 2017, this twelve month fellowship will provide curatorial training and support scholarly research related to the collections and exhibitions of the Peabody Essex Museum. The Native American Fellow is fully integrated into the Exhibition Research and Publishing (ERP) team of PEM's Curatorial department with duties comparable to those of assistant curator. This position supports collection curators on exhibition planning, implementation, and other curatorial projects. ERP team members manage a portfolio of specific curatorial projects that require them to: develop exhibition proposals; research and implement exhibitions, publications, and interpretive materials; and research and/or facilitate collection-related projects. The position interfaces across many PEM departments, especially with Collection Services, Registration, Exhibition Planning, Interpretation, and Conservation, regarding the implementation of projects. 


1. Support and collaborate with the curators of American Art and Native American and Oceanic Art and Culture in support of future gallery installations. Fellow will provide support on exhibition development, including proposals, research, checklist development and management, planning, and interaction with outside researchers, exhibition advisors, artists, collectors, museum patrons, and curatorial staff from other institutions. Participate in the development of exhibition publishing projects; collaborate with editor and curator to provide content research, and production support as needed. 

2. Participate in exhibition planning teams, facilitate communication and monitor progress to meet exhibition planning goals and deadlines for assigned projects. Take part in the development of interpretive strategies, labels, and integrated media as needed. 

3. Support Director of Exhibition Planning, curators, and other staff in management of traveling exhibitions organized by the Peabody Essex Museum and tours to other venues. Coordinate with PEM staff and borrowing institutions to facilitate reviews and approvals and other tasks as needed. 

4. Support curators in other areas such as collection development, acquisition research, institutional advancement, and responding to research inquiries. This may include planning and implementation of Visiting Committee Meetings, patron programs, public programs and symposia, and special projects as needed. 

5. Assists Collection Services with access to and use of collection, researcher appointments and correspondence, collection photography; and participate in collection handling, and exhibition installation as needed. 

6. Assists Registration with exhibition loan activities, including conditioning, serving as courier, and other tasks as needed. 


We are looking for candidates who are of Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian descent. First Nations descendants are also welcome to apply, provided you are eligible to work in the United States. MA required; PhD or ABD preferred. Art History degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years of related experience preferably in an art museum setting and experience related to preparing exhibitions and publications. Must be resourceful, able to work independently and adjust easily to changing priorities. Excellent strategic thinking, written and oral communication, time and project management and multi-tasking skills required; creativity and initiative in identifying and fulfilling curatorial requirements essential; highly organized and detail oriented a must; strong interpersonal skills and a team-oriented work style critical. Strong research skills as well as familiarity with computerized word processing, spreadsheets and databases required. 

Complete application deadline, including references and transcripts, is due Friday, July 28, 2017. 




The Long-term Fellow is a salaried full-time position and is eligible for the museum's employee benefits program, including medical and dental. 

The Native American Fellowship Program

This Long-term Fellowship position is funded through support provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and is connected to our exciting, newly expanded Native American Fellowship Program at the Peabody Essex Museum, which provides practical experience in day-to-day operations and leadership training for rising 21st century community leaders in the museum and non-profit cultural sector. 

For more information, click link below. 

Vacancies at AS220

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AS220 has 3 vacancies opening up at the Mercantile Block September 1, 2017.

Two are subsidized units with income restrictions and one has no income restrictions. Our target residents are working artists who need affordable housing who will participate in the arts community. There is a monthly 5 hour volunteer commitment to AS220 as part of the lease. Please be realistic about being able and willing to fulfill this commitment. We hope to continue to build and support a permanent arts community in downtown Providence. There is no parking with any of our spaces and the building is a non smoking building. Cats are allowed in this building with a $250 pet fee but no dogs please.  They are as follows:

Unit 305 is 785 square feet. This is a unit that falls into the income level that cannot exceed $25,250 for single occupancy or $28,850 for double occupancy annual gross income. The monthly rent is $617 per month.

Unit 311 is 788 square feet. This unit falls into the income level that cannot exceed $30,300 per month for single occupancy or $34,620 for double occupancy annual gross income.

Unit 408 is 801 square feet. This unit is unrestricted so has no income cap. The rent is $1115 per month. 

The subsidized units must submit extensive income documentation as well as the completion of the forms. Your annual gross income must be at least double what your annual rent would be to qualify. Tenant pays their electric bill. A utility allowance has been factored into the aforementioned rents.

The applications are also time date stamped so the earlier you get your application in the better. Only complete applications can be considered and will receive the time date stamp at that time all materials are received. You can find the application attached or online at

The deadline for applications is July 31, 2017 at Midnight. 

Please send applications to:

or mail or hand deliver them to:


c/o Susan Clausen

95 Mathewson Street #204

Providence, RI 02903

Mason Job Opportunity In Norwich

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Are you or someone you know looking for a mason job opportunity?  This opportunity is with a construction company in Norwich, CT.  because this position is via the Connecticut Indian Council, you will need to contact them and review your resume, interview techniques, and job needs/readiness.

Please contact:

Contessa Big Crow-Jenkins - Employment & Training Counselor

The Connecticut Indian Council 1-860-535-1277