PPS Signature Events
At this meeting, hear an update on the prior year’s activities, plans for the coming year, current advocacy, and a topical lecture. New trustees are elected and the Most Endangered Properties list is announced. In odd years, we present Preservation Awards to worthy projects.
The Winter Bash, a three-time Best of RI award winner, began in 2003 as a way to highlight large, underutilized historic spaces. Held in February or March each year, it is now one of the best themed fundraisers in Rhode Island, attracting hundreds of people of all ages. Learn more about this event here.
Festival of Historic Houses
This year, we are excited to be partnering with our friends at the West Broadway Neighborhood Association on their West Side House Tour, taking place on Saturday, October 6. More information will be available soon on the WBNA website. Our traditional June Festival will resume in 2019!
This annual multi-day event consists of a series of talks, tours, films, and discussions that engage the community in important topics. The first Symposium explored the American Renaissance as exemplified in Providence. The most recent one dealt with the difficult history of gentrification in the Fox Point neighborhood. Learn more about the Providence Symposium here.