Rosemary Branson Gill & Meg Rotzel, Curators

Elena Gonzales & Heather Lee, New Urban Arts partnership

Leah Nahmias & Miranda Summers, Providence Preservation Society partnership

Rachael Binning & Elizabeth Manekin, Artist Assistants

Jessie Chafetz, Jill Slosberg-Ackerman Artist Assistant

Aliza Schiff, Public Programs

Nara Hernandez, Photography

Esteban Ucrós, Graphic Design

Leah Nahmias, Website

Anne Valk, Associate Director for Programs at the JNBC and Project Advisor

Ron Potvin, Curator of the JNBC

Chelsea Shiver, JNBC Administrative Coordinator

Steven Lubar, Director of the JNBC


The John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage 

The JNBC plays a central role in Art+History.  The center, housed in the Nightingale-Brown House, is the site of the two artworks, the artist talks, and the student tours.  Students in Brown’s masters of public humanities program, also housed at the JNBC, curated and programmed the exhibit.  

cogutbannerfinalThe Cogut Center for the Humanities at Brown University

The Cogut Center has convened a group of scholars from Brown University and RISD to examine how the various themes of the exhibit relate to their humanities disciplines

creative-arts-council-logo1The Creative Arts Council at Brown University

The Creative Arts Council generously supported the creation of the production of marketing and interpretive materials.

gsc-logoThe Graduate Student Council at Brown University

The Graduate Student Council generously supported the educational partnership with New Urban Arts and the opening reception for the exhibit. 

new-urban-artsNew Urban Arts

The emerging artists and mentors at Providence’s nationally recognized interdisciplinary arts studio have generously welcomed Art+History to collaborate on creating a site-specific work of art for their studio space. This partnership also includes RISD’s Office of Public Engagement

athenaeum-logoThe Providence Athenaeum

Providence’s beloved Athenaeum, founded in 1753, co-hosted a series of luncheons featuring Kianga Ford, Carla Herrera-Prats, and Jill Slosburg-Ackerman discussing their works-in-progress during the fall of 2008.

pps-logo-maroonThe Providence Preservation Society

PPS is working with Brown public humanities students to extend its award-winning Children Heritage Education program to Art+History and the Nightingale-Brown House.  

opelogoRISD Office of Public Engagement

Staff at RISD’s Office of Public Engagement collaborated with New Urban Arts and Brown public humanities students to plan an in-depth workshop for young artists examining the practice and methods of creating site-specific works of art.  The OPE’s director, Peter Hocking, will serve as mentor to the youth artists as they create and install their own site-specific work of art.   

lef-logo-2The LEF Foundation

Special thanks to the Boston-based LEF Foundation. 



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