Explore the locations featured in our 2019 Exhibition. Click on a number to learn what Used To Be and access online exhibition content.
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Our 2019 Exhibition & Program Series uses the renovation of our historic building as a starting point to illuminate the changes to Providence over the past 120 years. View the map of exhibition locations and begin your tour of how Providence Used to Be.

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