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March 23, 2022
TroopTop Thursdays are back at the WaterFire Arts Center | Returning in April with a special networking event in partnership with Millennial Rhode Island
The WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC) is pleased to announce the return of TroopTop Thursdays in partnership with TroopPVD. Every third Thursday of the month from April to August visitors are invited to experience the current exhibit as the sun sets on the TroopTop Deck starting at 5:00 p.m and concluding at 9:00 p.m.
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March 23, 2022
WaterFire Providence Announces Strike the Match Fundraiser and Season Kick-Off Event in Waterplace Park | Plus a Special Early April Lighting Supported By The Gordon School
WaterFire Providence is pleased to announce that it will kick off its 2022 WaterFire event season with a special pre-season Basin Lighting supported by the Gordon School on Saturday, April 9, 2020, and our Strike the Match fundraiser and Basin Lighting on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.
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March 21, 2022
WaterFire Providence Announces New Leadership on Board of Directors
Charles Newton, partner with Newton & Newton LLC, was elected chair of the WaterFire Providence board of directors. Barbara Mullen, Ph.D., assistant superintendent of Student Services at Cambridge Public Schools, and outgoing board chair James Prescott were elected vice chairs. Michael Brostek, market vice president at Cox Media, was elected Secretary of the WaterFire Providence and Erica Guatieri, CPA has been re-elected treasurer.
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March 7, 2022
2022 Announcement From The WaterFire Arts Center And Gallery Night Providence: One Art Tour A Month Will Start In The Valley Neighborhood on ‘Third Thursday’ Evenings
The WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC) is pleased to announce its 2022 Gallery Night Providence (GNP) Membership and that it will be a stop for trolley tours that visit select galleries throughout the city on the third Thursday of every month from March through November. In addition, the WFAC will be a ‘starting’ point for one tour each month, visitors will be able to get on a guided trolley (and occasional walking) tour taking them from the WFAC to two to four other galleries and art spaces including those in the Valley neighborhood.
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March 3, 2022
Planet Earth, the Environment and Our Future
Exhibition Look at the Interconnected Nature of Our World Through Art and Science

Planet Earth, the Environment and Our Future, presented at the WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC), looks at the beauty and fragility of our world through an exhibition of art and science. The collection of works on view will explore the interconnected nature of our world and the call for action to take care of our planet — including art from several cultures, historical photographs, the latest imagery from NASA satellites, and works from contemporary artists inviting us to look anew.
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February 16, 2022
“Lots of little things add up” — A Month-Long Exhibition of Recent Prints and Their Processes from Overpass Projects at the WaterFire Arts Center Gallery
“Lots of little things add up” is a month-long exhibition of recent prints and their processes from Overpass Projects. On view in the WaterFire Arts Center gallery from Thursday, February 10 through Sunday, March 6, 2022. A public opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 17, from 6-9 pm.
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February 3, 2022
Final Weekend of The Seeing, a collection of film works scored by Daniel Bernard Roumain in partnership with FirstWorks in the gallery at the WaterFire Arts Center
“The Seeing”, a video exhibition featuring seven film works scored by Daniel Bernard Roumain is closing this weekend with the last day being, Sunday, February 6, 2022.
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