Tim Blankenship

I've worked at WaterFire since 2003. For the first 9 years of my career here I worked in the Production Shop learning all of the details that go into the physical production of the event. I have recently transitioned to role of managing WaterFire's social media and web presence. I find it very rewarding working to increase engagement with our supporters both locally and globally.

The Second #StayHomeWaterFire – Celebrating Educators, Students and Parents

The Second #StayHomeWaterFire Celebrating Educators, Students, and Parents Friday, June 5, 2020, at 8:00 p.m.LIVE on the Internet Our first #StayHomeWaterFire event was so much fun we decided to do it again! Join us Friday, June 5 at 8:00 p.m. for another unique LIVE virtual WaterFire experience with our hosts WaterFire’s own… Read More »The Second #StayHomeWaterFire – Celebrating Educators, Students and Parents

Reimagining Ritual: Spiritual Leaders Bring Light into the Darkness

WaterFire Providence is pleased to present this guest post by Ashley Rappa from Leadership Rhode Island. This article was originally published on 5/11/20 on the LRI website. What is the weight of a human soul? If you were to hold one in your hand, would it feel heavy with life… Read More »Reimagining Ritual: Spiritual Leaders Bring Light into the Darkness

The welfare of the community is top priority, as we all navigate COVID-19

Hello everyone, As an arts organization with a mission to bring people together in a safe and inspiring way, the welfare of our community is our top priority. Out of an abundance of caution, in cooperation with our event producers, we are postponing and rescheduling events at the WaterFire Arts Center… Read More »The welfare of the community is top priority, as we all navigate COVID-19

Julia Samuels + Andrew Raftery – Pass the Torch Artist Talk

Rhode Island artists, Julia Samuels and Andrew Raftery, come together to explore printmaking via a discussion and exhibition featuring Julia’s relief prints and Andrew’s NetWorks Rhode Island video by Richard Goulis. Moderator Tripp Evans will lead a short discussion. This reception is the first event of the new pass the… Read More »Julia Samuels + Andrew Raftery – Pass the Torch Artist Talk

Moon at the WaterFire Arts Center

Music Without Borders – Judith Lynn Stillman

Judith Lynn Stillman teams up with NASA’s first woman director Carolyn Huntoon, WaterFire’s Barnaby Evans and members of the RI Philharmonic Orchestra for Music Without Borders on November 2, 2019. WaterFire’s Barnaby Evans and NASA’s Carolyn Huntoon of Barrington featuredin Stillman’s composition in honor of the 50th anniversary of the… Read More »Music Without Borders – Judith Lynn Stillman

November 2, 2019 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans

Community Heroes Series || WaterFire Salute to VeteransSaturday, November 2FULL LIGHTING Honoring our veterans for the 7th Annual WaterFire Salute to Veterans event. The Seventh Annual WaterFire Salute to Veterans WaterFire Salute to Veterans Resource Fair and Special Events The WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza The WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza, in… Read More »November 2, 2019 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans

September 28, 2019 – Full Lighting

Summer of Science Series || Big Bang Science FairCommunity Heroes Series || Celebrating Educational Excellence in Rhode IslandSaturday, September 28FULL LIGHTING Celebrating Educational Excellence in Rhode IslandStarting at 5:00 pm in Memorial Park. Together with the community we celebrate our successes in education across Rhode Island, showcase interesting and successful… Read More »September 28, 2019 – Full Lighting