Update Thursday, June 12, 2012, 2:30 pm – The Venture for America WaterFire team won their competition and raised a little over $1,700 for us. Congratulations and big thanks for choosing WaterFire Providence! ♦♦♦ WaterFire Providence and Venture for America rolled out a brand new tee-shirt design at the July 7,… Read More »Venture for America designs a hot new WaterFire tee-shirt!
Peter joined the WaterFire Providence team in March 2011 to co-lead the organization with Barnaby Evans, founder and executive artistic director. Previously, Peter served as executive director, ceo and board member of the American Sail Training Association (Tall Ships America). In 2006, he founded Sea-Fever Consulting LLC, a management consulting firm focused on strategy, communications and leadership development and launched the Weekly Leader blog and podcast. Prior to that he had a 20 year career in financial services working in New York, Boston, San Francisco and London. Life long mariner, photographer, hockey player and art fan, he lives in Fall River, MA with his dog Zane. Peter proudly serves as a board member of the Fall River Museum of Contemporary Art.
OK, we’re biased on this but we think Providence is America’s best city to experience art. Before you take in an evening of WaterFire, you can always discover interesting art in the Creative Capital at great places like the RISD Museum of Art, Brown’s Bell Gallery, AS220, The Steel Yard,… Read More »Enjoy Art and Providence Hospitality!
[sc name=featured-caption name=”John Deputy”] Tonight marks the return of the very popular TD Bank Ballroom at WaterFire Providence! Starting at 7 PM you can take advantage of free dance lessons by the awesome Providence Swings in the TD Bank Ballroom and after that you can dance the night away to the great live… Read More »TD Bank Ballroom returns to WaterFire with swing dancing tonight!
We are excited to announce that WaterFire Providence has received national recognition today by ArtPlace, a philanthropic collaboration of the nation’s top foundations in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and other federal agencies. We are embarking on exciting creative placemaking initiatives to strengthen the Providence community through… Read More »We’ve received an ArtPlace Grant!
By all accounts, last weekend’s WaterFire was a great success. We were fortunate to have two of our State’s leaders to help us out. Thanks Senator Whitehouse and Mayor Taveras for adding your light to the night and helping us show our guests why we think Providence is a great… Read More »Senator Whitehouse and Mayor Taveras Light WaterFire for Netroots Nation
Happy Gaspee Day! Here’s Barnaby and Lt. Dudingston on the Rhode Show with Will Gilbert yesterday talking about The Gaspee Incident and more. Enjoy! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuwJpUSuV34 And Mayor Angel Taveras also made an appearance with Will and Barnaby. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDlR_bvsJJo Links: June 9, 2012 WaterFire Schedule of Events and The… Read More »Happy Gaspee Day!
Update (June 14, 2012) The winning WaterFire cocktail was The Smoking Monkey by Ben, the Bartender. Read about it and the evening at eat drink RI. ◊◊◊◊◊◊ Please join us at Temple Downtown on Weds., June 13 to celebrate the WaterFire 2012 season and other exciting news! Five Temple bartenders will be… Read More »In search of the ultimate WaterFire cocktail!
Welcome Netroots Nation to Providence, RI, the Creative Capital, one of America’s greatest little cities and the home of our nation’s first act of civic activism! Thanks to Mayor Angel Taveras, the City of Providence and our awesome Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and in order to make your experience here… Read More »Welcome to Providence Netroots Nation!
On June 9th 1772, a year and a half before the Boston Tea Party, the HMS Gaspee was attacked by citizens of Providence as the first act of war against the British Crown and launched the American fight for Independence. The successful raid and the colony’s successful resistance to any… Read More »The WaterFire Gapsee Project
Welcome to the new WaterFire Providence website! While we loved our old website, over the past few years technology has advanced incredibly and we wanted to take advantage of that. So you’ll still find all of the important information that you need to make your WaterFire experience the best it… Read More »Welcome to the new WaterFire Providence website!