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September 20
6:00-7:30 PM

432 W Fountain St.
Providence, RI 02903

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Brown University’s Lindemann Performing Arts Center

The Lindemann is a ‘new animal,’ a radically flexible yet extremely precise arts typology where performance is not the final product, but another piece of vital research in the creation—and pedagogy—of groundbreaking art and arts leaders. The Lindemann pushes the boundaries of innovation in performance space to inspire new forms of art-making and artistic collaboration. Learn more about the five radically different configurations for the Main Hall plus the three rehearsal level spaces that also double as performance venues.

With a radical, one-of-a-kind approach to spatial, acoustic and technical flexibility, Brown University’s 101,000-square-foot Lindemann Performing Arts Center, designed by Joshua Ramus/REX, will inspire dynamic art-making, enable new forms of artistic collaboration and serve as a hub for performance at Brown. The opening of The Lindemann heralds a new era in Brown Arts history and arrives in concert with the extensive creative offerings of campus and Providence-based artists and arts organizations, as well as the renewed commitment to the arts by Providence city government. Through transformative architectural forms and an infusion of soul-sustaining light, The Lindemann Performing Arts Center, newly located at the heart of Brown University’s campus, inspires an equally nimble boundary-pushing programmatic approach.


Adam Chizmar

Brett Smiley

Frank Mruk FAIA