RISD Museum, Providence, R.I. - Day 44

by Rebecca Shearin November. 21, 2018 369 views
Thought it would be fun to zip up to Providence to the RISD Museum (Rhode Island School of Design). What lucky students to have such a wonderful museum to pop into whenever they need inspiration. :-)   Snapped photos of just a few works that caught my eye....

Thought it would be fun to zip up to Providence to the RISD Museum (Rhode Island School of Design). What lucky students to have such a wonderful museum to pop into whenever they need inspiration. :-) Snapped photos of just a few works that caught my eye....

Photo collages such as this were popular in fashionable circles in the 1800's among middle and upper class British women as a means of showing off their genteel education (watercolor, drawing, lettering) and 're-imagine memories as they saw fit'. :-)

Photo collages such as this were popular in fashionable circles in the 1800's among middle and upper class British women as a means of showing off their genteel education (watercolor, drawing, lettering) and 're-imagine memories as they saw fit'. :-)

medium = painted plastic army men....

medium = painted plastic army men....

A Chihuly light fixture!  Thinking of you, mom!

A Chihuly light fixture! Thinking of you, mom!

a different take on quilting....

a different take on quilting....

Passed this First Baptist Church in America on the way back to my car.  It is the oldest Baptist church congregation in the United States, founded by Roger Williams in Providence, Rhode Island in 1638....

Passed this First Baptist Church in America on the way back to my car. It is the oldest Baptist church congregation in the United States, founded by Roger Williams in Providence, Rhode Island in 1638....

This sign was placed in the park just down the street from the church.  If you can't read it, it basically says that Roger Williams, who founded the church & community of Providence, insisted that civil rather than religious law should govern. 'Forced worship stinks in God's nostrils,' said he....

This sign was placed in the park just down the street from the church. If you can't read it, it basically says that Roger Williams, who founded the church & community of Providence, insisted that civil rather than religious law should govern. 'Forced worship stinks in God's nostrils,' said he....

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Björn Roose 1 year, 4 months ago

I think Roger Williams was absolutely correct on forced worship smile

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