Revel in the stories of imaginary worlds and better understand our world for your kids and the kid in all of us.

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Come and check out our featured shelves chosen by guest curators from our local and design communities. Enjoy our organic and natural selections of wine paired with books, paired with snacks, enjoy alone or join a new book club!


Partake in a series of programs, family gatherings, community events, parties with purpose and excuses for meeting new people and having spontaneous conversations.


Curiosity Book Club
Wednesday, May 3rd, 6PM
Join us for our fiction book club. For May, we will be discussing The Mostly True Story of Tanner & Louise by Colleen Oakley. I just love the characters in this book & figuring out what exactly Louise is running to (or from). I look forward to discussing this fun book with everyone. RSVP here.
FIVE ALIVE Closing Reception
May 5, 2023 @ 6:00 PM

Join us at Curiosity Store as we celebrate the conclusion of the FIVE ALIVE exhibition! Enjoy the company of the Five Alive artists and fellow art lovers while perusing the gallery, delighting in complimentary sips and nibbles, and hearing the stories behind the images that make up this dynamic exhibition.

Free & Open to the Public. No ticket required.

Featuring the photography of Kannetha Brown, Cat Laine, Rafael Medina, and Jonathan Pitts-Wiley, the Five Alive exhibition invites these artists to elevate, explore, and question our individual and collective understanding of life. Offering five images on the subject each, these photographers are asked to grapple with the complex similarities and differences between living and being alive based on themes and queries found in the “Aliveness” chapter of Seth Goldenberg’s Radical Curiosity.

Young Adult Book Club
Saturday, May 6th, 11AM
Join us for our Young Adult Book Club run by Young Adults for Young Adults (ages 14–17). May’s participants will be discussing True Biz by Sara Novic. This coming-of-age novel is the Read Across Rhode Island 2023 book pick. RSVP here
Type More, Phone Less. An Afternoon with Alayne White
Saturday, May 6th, 4PM
Join us for an exciting afternoon with Alayne White, a local entrepreneur & author. Alayne is also an avid collector of manual typewriters (60 and counting) and loves to share them with people of all ages, especially kids. Curiosity Store & Alayne will be together along with some of her collection on Saturday, May 6 at 4PM.  Stop by for a glass of wine and some fun to type a handmade note for Mother’s Day or for any occasion. RSVP here.
An Evening with Authors Henriette Lazaridis & Carol Newman Cronin
Wednesday, May 10th, 6PM
We are honored to host an evening of conversation as author Henriette Lazaridis sits down with local author, editor, and Olympian Carol Newman Cronin to discuss Lazaridis’s second novel, Terra Nova. The New York Times called the novel “ingenious” and “provocative.” The ticket includes a hardcover copy of Terra Nova, nibbles, and one drink ticket. Tickets Limited RSVP here.
Flight Club Fridays
Fridays, May 12th & 26th

Join us on these Fridays at 6PM. We will feature 4 tastes of wine, one flight, great tunes, and even better company. No RSVP required. $25 at the door.

Friday May 12th: Flying Blind See what your nose knows at this four-wine blind tasting.

Friday May 26th: Lasting Laurels Featuring floral wines in commemoration of Memorial Day.

Breakfast Club
Wednesday, May 17th, 10:30AM
Join our nonfiction book group meeting. This month we will be discussing Your Brain on Art by Ivy Ross & Susan Magsumen. Two of the world’s foremost thinkers on the Arts blend research, science and interviews on how our brains and bodies transform when we participate in the arts, enabling us to flourish and build stronger communities. You will have the opportunity to meet the authors at Curiosity this summer for Community Supper Club – stay tuned to hear more about this new programming series. RSVP here.
Great Vines: Bookmaking with Andre Lee Bassuet
Thursday, June 8th, 6-8PM

Great Vines is a two-hour multisensory workshop experience held at Curiosity Store. Led by acclaimed bookmaker Andre Lee Bassuet, this immersive bookmaking experience not only explores the roots and origins of Bassuet’s art practice but also includes the ancient stab binding technique originally from Asia. During this workshop, participants will learn the origins of paper and binding as well as basic bookbinding skills to finish a simple 5-hole variation of Asian stab binding. The evening will also include a book pairing and wine-tasting experience curated by Curiosity’s resident sommelier, Emma McLaughlin.

All tools will be provided, though participants are welcome to bring their own bookmaking tools if they have them. See the tools list below for details. Materials will be provided and available for purchase upon session arrival.

No experience is needed to enjoy this hands-on celebration of bringing books to life. Space for ten participants only. Purchase tickets here.

Community Supper Club
Saturday June 17th, 5PM

This summer, we are thrilled to announce the launch of the Community Supper Club Series. Designed to be an unforgettable weekend of inspiration, creativity, and delicious food, this unique conversation and dining experience allows guests to enjoy conversation with a national thought leader and a delightfully inventive shared meal created by Curiosity’s new Chef-in-Residence, Nicole Craft.

On Saturday, June 17th, we’re delighted to kick off the series with Jane Kim, a nationally award-winning visual artist and the founder of Ink Dwell Studio. In addition to being the inaugural Supper Club speaker, Jane will be the featured Curiosity Store gallery artist for the summer.

Our inaugural event features Jane Kim, a nationally award-winning visual artist, science illustrator, and the founder of Ink Dwell, as our first speaker. We are thrilled to have Jane as our featured gallery artist for the summer as well. Her gallery opening will take place on June 16th, followed by The Community Supper Club event on June 17th. Join us for an unforgettable weekend of inspiration, creativity, and delicious food. Stay tuned for more details on upcoming speakers and dates.

Friday June 16th, 6PM: Jane Kim Gallery Opening

Saturday June 17th, 5PM: Community Supper Club talk, dinner, and wine event featuring Jane Kim

Purchase tickets here