The Granoff Center for the Creative Arts will host a display of The Providence Postcard Project by local artist Betsey Biggs. The project explores souvenir postcards as a source of reflection by Providence residents on what meanings the city holds. Beginning this week, the project is distributing 1,000 pre-addressed postage-paid postcards featuring 100 photographs of 22 Providence neighborhoods taken by Biggs. Residents are invited to pick up postcards at Providence Community Library locations and write on the postcards, sharing their own stories about Providence. Beginning January 27, the returned postcards will be on display in the lower lobby gallery of the Granoff Center. The public is also invited to an opening party to meet Biggs, pick up a postcard, and share stories on January 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This commission has been realized as part of the Urban Cultural Heritage and Creative Practice, organized by Ian Alden Russell at the David Winton Bell Gallery with Susan Alcock at the Joukowsky Institute, Steven Lubar at the John Nicholas Brown Center, and Rebecca Schneider at the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies.

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