September 12th Walking Tour
Sep
12
10:00 am10:00

September 12th Walking Tour

  • RISD Auditorium
WHEN: Saturday, September 12th at 10:00AM

WHERE: RISD Auditorium, 17 Canal Walk, Providence

COST: Adults: $10; Children 12 and under: $5

PAYMENT: We accept payments through our site, RIBHS.org (see “Purchase Tickets” section) or checks made out to the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society, 123 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02903

RSVP: aaron@rickmangroup.com; 401-421-0606

Explore Providence's oldest neighborhood and the African Americans who lived their varied lives there with Rhode Island’s foremost expert, Ray Rickman. Many left an indelible mark on not only the state, but the world, including opera diva Sissieretta Jones, landscape artist Edward M. Bannister, and Harlem Renaissance author Rudolph Fisher.
September 26th Walking Tour
Sep
26
5:00 pm17:00

September 26th Walking Tour

  • First Baptist Church in America
WHEN: Saturday, September 26th at 5:00PM

WHERE: First Baptist Church in America, Front Lawn, 75 North Main Street, Providence, RI

COST: Adults: $10; Children 12 and under: $5

PAYMENT: We accept payments through our site, RIBHS.org (see “Purchase Tickets” section) or checks made out to the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society, 123 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02903

RSVP: aaron@rickmangroup.com; 401-421-0606

Explore Providence's oldest neighborhood and the African Americans who lived their varied lives there with Rhode Island’s foremost expert, Ray Rickman. Many left an indelible mark on not only the state, but the world, including opera diva Sissieretta Jones, landscape artist Edward M. Bannister, and Harlem Renaissance author Rudolph Fisher.

The Way You Wear Your Hat
Jun
6
2:00 pm14:00

The Way You Wear Your Hat

  • RISD EWing Multicultural Center

Providence's own Sarah Vaughn, Janell Brown, presents her first solo jazz concert, with Rod Luther on the piano and special guests. Join us Saturday, June 6th at RISD's Ewing Multicultural Center. Hurry though, seating is limited. Tickets are $25.00 and may be  purchased on the home page.

Heritage Ball
May
16
6:30 pm18:30

Heritage Ball

  • Omni Hotel

The Premiere Event for The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society. Please join us in this formal gathering with the most exclusive and powerful African American Leaders in Providence, Rhode Island, and The entire East Coast.

Kickoff to College Hill Project
May
14
5:00 pm17:00

Kickoff to College Hill Project

For the first time in history, a National Historic district has been reopened to include African American sites. Come and share your knowledge about existing buildings in Providences oldest neighborhood associated with Black historic people and events

How To Tie a Bowtie
May
9
10:00 am10:00

How To Tie a Bowtie

  • Central Congregational Church

On Saturday, May 9th 2015 The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society invites young men to join us for our annual How to Tie a Bow Tie event. This event will commence promptly at 10:00am. By hosting this event we hope to educate our attendees on how to handle themselves with social class in a formal setting and also showing them how to properly tie a bow tie. Our event is free and open to the public however we are asking that each participant makes a donation to our society to provide funds for future events. We hope to see you there and we hope you have a great time.

Tea Party
Apr
18
1:00 pm13:00

Tea Party

  • Lippitt House Museum

On Saturday, April 18th 2015 The Black Heritage Society invites young girls ages 6 - 12 years of age to join us for our third annual elegant tea party. The tea party will commence at 1:00pm. By coordinating this event we aspire to educate these young ladies in social ediquette. Our event is free and open to the public however we are asking that each participant makes a donation to our society to provide funds for continuous events. We hope to see you there and we hope you have a joyous time.