September Design Events

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Better World by Design 10th Anniversary Conference

  • Fri, Sep 22
  • Better World by Design

Better World by Design is a student-led initiative at Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design that celebrates interdisciplinary collaboration between designers, educators, innovators, and learners. We envision a...

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Doors Open RI Festival

  • Sat, Sep 23
  • Doors Open RI
  • 10:00 am — 6:00 pm
  • Throughout Providence

Imagine receiving a set of keys to historic homes, theaters, sacred spaces, secret vaults, studios and more for free. For one day the Doors Open RI Festival will provide you...

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Ocean State Oyster Festival

  • Sat, Sep 23
  • Ocean State Oyster Festival
  • 1:00 pm — 7:00 pm
  • South Water St., Providence, RI 02903

The 3rd Annual Ocean State Oyster Festival aims to raise awareness of and celebrate Rhode Island’s aquaculture industry by providing a platform that helps expand RI’s aquaculture economy....



  • Sat, Sep 23
  • WaterFire
  • 6:30 pm — 11:00 pm
  • Providence, RI 02903

This award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans installed on the three rivers of downtown Providence, has been praised by Rhode Island residents and international visitors alike as a powerful work of...