Programs

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
It is our pleasure to welcome back acclaimed pianist, I-Heung Lee, for another special performance in the historic Harrison Room. Ms. Lee's concert will feature works by Chopin, Liszt, Mozart and more.   $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Please Click Here to register online. Program: Robert... Read More
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series begins on Wednesday, October 4 when author Brian Coleman reveals why for generations Porthault has been synonymous with exquisite fine linens in his new book, D. Porthault: The Art of Luxury Linens. He will be on hand to trace its early years as a... Read More
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of RICCO, presents on music from the of age of antiquity, such as gregorian chants and early polyphony. Dr. Markward will perform pieces highlighting music from the period.  Free and all are welcome. Register online below.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, October 11 when James Ricci presents a history of the Newport Pell Bridge from its conception in the mid-40's to its opening on June 28, 1969. Following the World War II, proponents advocated for a bridge. They encountered initial... Read More
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, October 18 with Sylivia Brown discussing her new book, Grappling with Legacy: Rhode Island's Brown Family and the American Philanthropic Impulse. When Sylvia Brown’s father handed much of his inheritance to Brown University in 1995... Read More
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, October 21 at 10:30 am to discuss Leo Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilyich. All are welcome. Free. 
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of RICCO, presents on music from the late middle ages, focusing on motet and ars nova from European society during the fourteenth society. Dr. Markward will perform pieces highlighting music from the period.    Free and all are welcome. Register online below... Read More
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, October 28 when Ray Rickman holds a conversation about race in 2017. Mr. Rickman will discuss how to talk about race with peers and people outside your own cultural group. Rickman is a former president of the American Civil... Read More
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The 2017 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Wednesday, November 1 when Pulitzer-winning historian Gordon S. Wood discusses his new book, Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.  Thomas Jefferson and John Adams could scarcely have come from more different worlds, or been more... Read More
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra, presents on music from the Renaissance era. Dr. Markward will perform pieces highlighting music from the period.    Free and all are welcome. Register online below.        
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra, presents the English influence on music in Europe from 1350 - 1600. Dr. Markward will perform pieces highlighting music from the period.    Free and all are welcome. Register online below.