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Coming in January 2021 to the WaterFire Arts Center: Private Visions, Public Ideals – The Legacy of Howard Ben Tré
WaterFire Providence is pleased to present an exhibition in honor of the life and legacy of Howard Ben Tré at the WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC). “Private Visions, Public Ideals – The Legacy of Howard Ben Tré” show will run from January 22, 2021 – March 7, 2021.
December 23, 2020

New Group Exhibition by ‘The Vanta Guild’ Artists at the WaterFire Arts Center
Presented by WaterFire’s New Flame Initiative
December 17, 2020

WaterFire Providence Presents ‘WaterFire Theater Under the Stars’ at the WaterFire Arts Center
Premiering Experimental Theatre, Original Works, Films, Concerts, Dance and Visual Presentations Including Family and Holiday Films.
November 20, 2020

WaterFire Providence Extends ArtMart Saturdays for Tomorrow 11/7, 11/14 and 11/21
The Valley neighborhood is open for safe shopping. Meet artists and buy artwork in support of the creative economy.
November 6, 2020

WaterFire Providence ‘Takes It Outside’ with Emerging Artists at the WaterFire Arts Center
‘New Flame’ Millennial Artists Sponsored for ArtMart Pop-up Markets and New Mural “Constellations” Installed by Anjel Newmann; Part of Rhode Island’s #TakeItOutside Initiative
October 23, 2020

WaterFire Providence Announces the 2020 WaterFire Salute to Veterans Online Video Premiere Screening
WaterFire Providence, the State of Rhode Island, and the Providence VA Healthcare System will honor veterans, all active-duty military personnel, and their families with a one-hour online video premiere on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at 8:00 p.m.
October 21, 2020

WaterFire Providence Announces ART MART, New Pop-Up Artist Markets at the WaterFire Arts Center
ART MART aims to support and connect artists with the community by providing a safe venue to sell their work.
September 15, 2020

Created as a reinvention of both theatre and audience to assure safety in the COVID-19 era, the event happens over 14 days August 9-22 and featuring dozens of performance artists in outdoor performances across 15 acres of a restored locomotive factory
July 29, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: Last Chance To See The WaterFire Beacon of Hope At The WaterFire Arts Center
Art installation memorializing Rhode Islanders lost to COVID-19 closes July 31
July 21, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: WaterFire Beacon of Hope Evening Ceremony Open to the Public
Special Viewing of Illuminated COVID-19 Art Installation July 8 through 10
July 8, 2020

WaterFire Beacon of Hope Art Installation Open for Public Viewing
WaterFire Arts Center and WaterFire Store open Wednesdays through Saturdays during Phase II of the Rhode Island Reopening Plan. WaterFire Providence announces that effective Wednesday, June 24, the WaterFire Arts Center will be open on a limited basis for visitors to experience the WaterFire Beacon of Hope installation.
June 26, 2020

WaterFire Providence Reschedules The Second #StayHomeWaterFire for Friday, June 12, 2020
Providence, RI, June 9, 2020 – WaterFire Providence reschedules The Second #StayHomeWaterFire to this Friday, June 12, 2020. The Second #StayHomeWaterFire is a co-created art experience with fan-generated videos and messages from the heart from the Class of 2020 to their educators.
June 9, 2020

WaterFire Providence POSTPONES The Second #StayHomeWaterFire
With the current focus on events unfolding across the nation, the time is not right or appropriate for this type of celebration.
June 3, 2020

WaterFire Providence Hosts The Second #StayHomeWaterFire Celebrating Educators, Students, And Parents
Organization plans a co-created art experience with participants from around Rhode Island and across the world.
#StayHomeWaterFire Media Package
June 1, 2020

WaterFire Providence Creates New Virtual Art Installation
The WaterFire Beacon of Hope celebrates lives lost to COVID-19 and honors the courage and tireless work of community heroes.
April 24, 2020

WaterFire Creates Family Virtual Easter Egg Hunt on
Last week Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced that she had decreed that the Easter Bunny was an “essential worker” and that the Easter Bunny will still be making the rounds, hiding eggs, and dropping off treats for the kids. Inspired by this can-do attitude, WaterFire put together a fun virtual Easter Egg Hunt to help the Easter Bunny reach more people over the internet so everyone can have fun together this weekend.
April 10, 2020

WaterFire Engages Fans with a “Virtual” Art & Craft Festival on Facebook and Instagram
WaterFire Providence has partnered with 75+ arts and craft vendors, who would have participated in this weekend’s pre-COVID-19 scheduled festival at the WaterFire Arts Center, to create a “virtual” festival.
March 27, 2020

Inaugural Motion State Dance Festival Brings Renowned Dance Artists to Rhode Island
The Motion State Dance Festival is a new performance festival designed to introduce Rhode Island audiences to the latest in contemporary dance.
February 3, 2020

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