Brain Week RIBrain Week RI: School VisitsStories about the Brain and What It DoesBrown and URI Brain FairsPanels of Experts

Brain Week RI

A week (and more) of events focused on the wonder of the brain and the wealth of brain-related science and activity in Rhode Island.

Brain Week RI: School Visits

Neuroscientists bring real human brains to students, and talk about neuroscience and brain-related careers.

Stories about the Brain and What It Does

Several Brain Week events feature storytellers who talk about their experiences with research, injury, or illness.

Brown and URI Brain Fairs

Several thousand Rhode Islanders have experienced exhibits about the brain—how it works, how we study it, and how we treat brain disorders.

Panels of Experts

On topics from Alzheimer's to OCD to statehouse advocacy, we assemble panels of experts.

Brain Week Rhode Island

** Due to tomorrow’s storm, “Mental Tapas: Reframing Mental Illness” has been POSTPONED from 3/13 to 3/20 at Everett Theatre, starting at 6:30 p.m. Thanks for understanding, and stay warm! **

March 10-18, 2018

Celebrating the wonder of the brain,
and promoting brain research in Rhode Island


Brain Week Rhode Island takes place during international Brain Awareness Week. Events are family-friendly, ranging from opportunities to learn about brain research to fun brain-themed activities for all ages. Most events are free of charge.

See the current Brain Week RI schedule.


Brain Week RI is organized by Cure Alliance for Mental Illness with major support from the Brown Institute for Brain Science and the Ryan Institute for Neuroscience.

See our all of our sponsors or support Brain Week RI.

Cure Alliance for Mental Illness, Brown Institute for Brain Science, URI Ryan Institute for Neuroscience