Show Run Extended through July 31, 2020Gallery Hours: Weekly Wednesday through Saturday, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.* * The gallery will be close for Independence Day on July 3 & 4, 2020.
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.
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
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
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
Arts and Health Series || Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life™Saturday, October 5FULL LIGHTING Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation – Flames of Hope Celebration Village in Station Park The Illuminations of Life Torch Ceremony will begin on the Statehouse steps at sunset and the torches will arrive in… Read More »October 5, 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
Join us on Saturday, September 28, 2019, for the “Big Bang Science Fair” at WaterFire Providence. The event celebrates the intersections between science and the arts. We invite kids and adults of all ages to participate in the free, hands-on activities and discover science in our daily lives. For one… Read More »2019 Big Bang Science Fair at WaterFire Providence
Rally 4 Recovery RI has partnered with WaterFire Providence to celebrate the 30th-Anniversary of National Recovery Month Speeches, Film showings and other activities to bring awareness to the month will occur August 29th through the month of September at the WaterFire Arts Center “Opioid overdose is the leading cause of… Read More »National Recovery Month with WaterFire Providence and Rally 4 Recovery RI
TechFire High Tech Job Fair and Technology ShowcaseStarting at 6:00 pm on Steeple Street Before the lighting – Grupo Ondas Capoeira on the Waterplace Park Basin Stage from 5:00 – 7:30 pm Sidewalk Astronomy on the River Walk Sidewalk Astronomy will offer visitors the opportunity to learn about the stars… Read More »August 17, 2019 – Full Lighting
WaterFire for Recovery celebrates the 30th-Anniversary of National Recovery Month sponsored in part by Alkermes; the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals; and Rally 4 Recovery RI; in partnership with the RI Department of Health; and the RI Department of Corrections. With additional support from Gilead, CVS… Read More »September 14, 2019 – Full Lighting