Facts and information about Question 5.
The ballot language and explanation for Question 5 is on pages 16-18.
|Organization||Bond Proceeds||Proposed Use|
|Trinity Repertory Company||$4,647,750||will be used for the Lederer Theater and the Pell Chafee Performance Center, both in Providence, for performance facilities, educational instruction, production and administration, including reimbursements of advances of up to $1,500,000 expended for ongoing fire code upgrades. Click here for more information|
|Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School||$2,390,250||will be used for the Carter Center for Music Education and Performance in East Providence, for music teaching, learning, performance and administration. Click here for more information|
|Newport Performing Arts Center||$4,216,800||will be used for the Opera House in Newport for use as a multi-cultural performing arts and educational facility. Click here for more information|
|United Theater/Westerly Land Trust||$2,369,440||will be used for the United Theater in Westerly for use as space for performing arts, fine arts showcase, arts instruction, cinema, public television station and program administration. Click here for more information|
|The Chorus of Westerly||$1,054,200||will be used for the George Kent Performance Hall in Westerly for music and arts performance, teaching and rehearsal space, administrative and community function space. Click here for more information|
|The Stadium Theater Conservatory in Woonsocket||$2,108,400||will be used for set construction, costuming, rehearsal, voice, acting and dance studios and administrative spaces. More specifically, the funds will be used to improve, preserve and renovate the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre campus located in Woonsocket, which includes the Grand Hall, lobby, arcade, Marquee room, Conservatory and grounds, and performance, production, rehearsal, educational instruction and administrative facilities. Click here for more information|
|2nd Story Theater||$1,054,200||will be used for performance venues in Warren, including performance space, studio/classroom space, set construction shop and administrative offices Click here for more information|
|AS220||$2,108,400||will be used for AS220's facilities in Providence used for performing arts, dance studio, youth and adult education, gallery and artist live/work space. Click here for more information|
|WaterFire Providence||3,162,600||will be used for WaterFire Providence to develop a 27,000 square foot historic warehouse in the Valley/Olneyville neighborhood into its headquarters, multi-use community arts center, visitor center, education center and arts and creative industries incubator. Click here for more information|
|RISCA competitive matching grants||$6,887,960||will be used for 1:1 matching grants to be allocated by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts to 501(c)(3) nonprofit cultural organizations which lease or own their performance space, and for RISCA's expenses in administering the program.|
|State Preservation Grants||$5,000,000||will be used to provide matching funds for capital preservation projects at public historic sites, museums, and cultural art centers located in historic structures. The program is administered by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.|