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Edward M. Bannister:
The Artist and His Influences

An exciting series of events about Providence's 19th-century Black power couple who created institutions, 
shaped the art scene, fought for the abolition of slavery, and built alliances across the racial divide.

The Bannister Project
a Documentary
by Angel Sweeney


The Christiana Carteaux Bannister Memorial Plaque
is Made Possible by Our Generous Donors:


Black Philanthropy Bannister Fund

1772 Foundation

Deon James

Ray Rickman

Barnaby Evans

Rev. Jonathan Huyck


2 Free Walking Tours of

The Bannister's Providence

Saturday, Sept. 9 @ 11am

Sunday, Sept 10 @ 11am

To register, email your preferred date, name & phone number to:


Edward Bannister Statue Unveiling

Saving Bannister

Thursday, November 2nd @ 5:00 pm

at the RISD Museum Auditorium

Ed Shein in discussion with Barnaby Evans and

Ray Rickman about placing Edward Bannister's paintings in the Smithsonian Institute.

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Christiana Carteaux Bannister

Historic Marker Dedication

Saturday, Novemeber 4th @ 10 am

(Rain Date Sunday November 5th)

Stages of Freedom,

10 Westminster Street, Downtown Providence

Join us for the dedication of an historic memorial plaque to honor Providence's foremost Black Victorian Philanthropist, Hair Doctress, and Wife of painter Edward M. Bannister.

These Events are brought to you thanks to the support of:

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