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.

2019 Big Bang Science Fair at WaterFire Providence

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

National Recovery Month with WaterFire Providence and Rally 4 Recovery RI

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

September 14, 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

August 3, 2019 – Full Lighting

Arts and Health Series || C is for Cure: RI Defeats Hep CAugust 3, 2019 – Full Lighting [one_half] Sunset: 8:02 pmOn-shore activities will begin around 6:00 pm. The fires will remain lit until midnight.Music Program Sponsored in part by AbbVie and Amica Insurance. [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] All Full WaterFire installations light up… Read More »August 3, 2019 – Full Lighting

Woonasquatucket River Greenway Arts (WRGA)

WRGA is  a series of site-specific performances and temporary works demonstrating the potential for a public art park along the banks of Providence’s historic urban waterway. This initiative is being  produced by the City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism in partnership with WaterFire, The Steel Yard, The… Read More »Woonasquatucket River Greenway Arts (WRGA)

FRINGEPVD 2019

In July 2019 at the WaterFire Arts Center The Fringe Festival or better known as FRINGEPVD, was founded in 2014 by Josh Short and is put on by a non-profit group called The Wilbury Theater Group. The festival is produced to share established and upcoming artists who bring fun, fearless,… Read More »FRINGEPVD 2019

July Galleries – Lunar and Space Inspired Shows at the WaterFire Arts Center

In July 2019, in addition to Luke Jerram’s “Museum of The Moon” exhibit, there were three displays including “Milky Way” a mural by John Sabraw and the Aspect Collective, “The Overview Effect” paintings by Rhode Island artist Jeremy Schilling, and LivableRI Posters Campaign by Civic Alliance for a Cooler Rhode… Read More »July Galleries – Lunar and Space Inspired Shows at the WaterFire Arts Center

To the Moon and Beyond: Celebrating the 50th-Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with Art, Science, and Exploration

Providence and WaterFire celebrated the 50th-Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and man’s first steps on the Moon which was co-sponsored by the NASA RI Space Consortium with support from Brown University. The celebration included a series of exhibitions, lectures and other activities throughout July 2019 and there was a… Read More »To the Moon and Beyond: Celebrating the 50th-Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with Art, Science, and Exploration