Forget-Me-Not Gallery & Community Education Center

Our Mission
The Mission Statement of our Forget-Me-Not Gallery and Community Education Center is to partner with Rhode Island’s creative community to foster hope, inspiration and commemoration of the lives of our loved ones who have fallen victim to suicide.

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Our Artists
Our tranquil space is the perfect backdrop to showcase the work of fine artists and craftsmen from the New England area and beyond. Learn more about exhibiting your work.

Community Education
Within the inspirational setting provided by the artists featured in our gallery, we also offer suicide prevention education programs for the community including businesses, educators and health care professionals, as well as the general public including adults, families and teens. We also offer programs in support of those who are grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide.

Our Gift Shop
The Forget-Me-Not Gallery includes a gift shop where we feature Rhode Island artists and craftsmen. We are also a retail site for Rhode Island based Alex and Ani jewelry.

Facility Rental for Meetings, Special Events and More
Our Gallery and Education Center is also available to rent for special events, meetings and other types of occasions. For more information on gallery rental please contact Denise Panichas, Executive Director, directly at 401-721-5220.

Your Support Matters
Established in 1977, The Samaritans of RI remains the state’s most trusted name in suicide prevention. Our Vision Statement is “To have a suicide free Rhode Island.” We work to be the “agency of choice” for individuals of all ages as well as for families, caregivers and other community stakeholders in Rhode Island seeking information relating to suicide prevention, grief support, education and resources.

By being part of Forget-Me-Not Gallery, Gift Shop and Community Education Center, you will not only have the joy of being part of an elegant environment but you will also have the satisfaction of knowing you are helping to support the programs of The Samaritans of Rhode Island. Download and share our informational brochure (PDF).