Salve Regina http://ripr.org en Century-Old Painting Discovered on Ceiling of Newport Mansion http://ripr.org/post/century-old-painting-discovered-ceiling-newport-mansion <p>A huge, century-old painted canvas was discovered in Newport, hidden under two layers of paint on the ceiling of a Salve Regina University building. Visiting conservators were scraping off a layer of ceiling paint when they accidentally exposed the work of art underneath.</p><p>Salve Regina professor and chair of university’s cultural and historic preservation program Robert Russell described the moment of discovery:</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:23:06 +0000 Ben Becker 29480 at http://ripr.org Century-Old Painting Discovered on Ceiling of Newport Mansion VP Biden Cancels Plan to Come to RI Because of Son's Condition http://ripr.org/post/vp-biden-cancels-plan-come-ri-because-sons-condition <p>Vice President Joe Biden has canceled plans to headline <a href="http://ripr.org/post/vp-biden-visiting-newport-dnc-fundraiser-august">a Newport fundraiser</a> Thursday for the Democratic National Committee and to appear during a <a href="http://www.salve.edu/newsEvents/newsDetails.aspx?Channel=%2FChannels%2FNews+Archive&amp;WorkflowItemID=e8ea2e88-27d1-41b5-873b-016c1be78b87">Salve Regina University event</a> honoring Nuala Pell, the widow of the late senator Claiborne Pell.</p><p></p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 17:40:20 +0000 Ian Donnis 20411 at http://ripr.org VP Biden Cancels Plan to Come to RI Because of Son's Condition