Year of the City
The Providence Project



Year of the City: The Providence Project is an unprecedented year-long exploration of the history, life and culture of Providence’s twenty-five neighborhoods through exhibitions, performances, walks, lectures, and conferences produced by more than 50 different curators.

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Jane's Walk Providence

Explore city neighborhoods on foot during Jane’s Walk, a global weekend festival on May 3-5, inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs.These interactive walks are led by local residents and community activists who share stories that get people thinking, talking, and connecting with each other. Jane’s Walks are free, and anyone can participate! Wear comfortable shoes, meet your tour leader in the designated meeting spot, and get ready for a lively discussion.

Offerings will focus on Broad Street, Cranston Street, Roger Williams Park, North Burial Ground, the Jewelry District, Downtown Providence, historic LGBTQ sites, Wanskuck Park, Providence's historic Chinatown, specific architectural features, and more.

Walks are planned throughout the weekend, starting from different locations at staggered times. For the schedule and meeting locations, visit :

Later Event: May 4
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