Browse Collections (38 total)

The Pursuit of Happiness: African-American Murals


A project using both a touring exhibition and local murals to address the pursuit of happiness in the modern US.

Contributors: Mohammed, Munir D., Dunitz, Robin, Dilworth, Bob, Teixeira, Bela, Montford, James

Urban Youth in Pursuit of Happiness


"At Everett Dance Theatre's Carriage House School a group of teens come together to make friends, learn, perform, share their stories and pursue their…

Contributors: Mukherji, Ani, Jungels, Aaron, Smith, Bravell, Ros, Sokeo

Everyday Happiness


A 6-part television series exploring the pursuit of happiness in several modern Rhode Island populations, such as senior citizens, immigrants, and 7th…

Contributors: Hera Educational Foundation, Filinson, Rachel, Cappello, Mary, Rodrique, George

Pursuit of Happiness: An Indigenous View


"The Narragansett express how they have pursued Happiness - Culture and Spirituality, Language, Family, Land, Education, Sovereignty, and Natural…

Contributors: Spears, Loren, Thomas, Matthew, Wilicox, Lloyd, Sekatau, Ella, Spears, Sylvia, Dove Jennings, Paulla, Lester, Joan, Harris, Thawn, Harris, Eleanor, Weeden, Tall Oak

The Rhode Island Hip Hop Project

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A documentary sharing the stories of Rhode Island's hip-hop community.

Contributors: González, Ana

Terra Nova, Vida Nova: The Portuguese in Little Compton


An exhibition about Little Compton, Rhode Island's early Portuguese settlers and their descendants.

A Lively Experiment

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A documentary celebrating Rhode Island's 350th anniversary, recounting the history of Rhode Island, including its founding, the Industrial Revolution,…

Contributors: WJAR Channel 10

Story, Stone, and Shore: The National Storytelling Conference Comes to New England


A set of talks and panels about storytelling, Native American culture, homophobia, and the human experience.

Contributors: Boling, Melinda, Kardaleff, Steve, Eustis, Oskar, Parent, Michael, Gould, Stephen Jay, Richmond, Trudi Lamb, Radner, Jo, Bresnick-Perry, Roslyn, Turner, Marjorie

A People of Two Tales: An Oral and Visual History Project About the Immigrants from Southeast Asia in the State of Rhode Island


An oral and visual history project about immigrants from Southeast Asia who experienced or were impacted by the Vietnam War.

Contributors: Horodysky, John, Glasson, Jim P., Morrissey, Tom, Grant, Norm, Westerly Public Library

A State of Hope: Irish Immigration to Rhode Island


A play about Irish immigrants in Rhode Island during Ireland's potato famine and Rhode Island's industrial revolution

Contributors: Kreps, Kelly, Miller, Kerby, Curtis, Perry, Conley, Patrick, Deignan, Donald, Roberts, Tom