Congratulations to AS220 and New Urban Arts for being among the 104 finalist for the 2013 ArtPlace’s Creative Placemaking grants. The finalists for this years grants include groups from 72 communities in 33 states and the District of Columbia and were chosen from 1,225 letters of inquiry from across the country. Last… Read More »AS220 & New Urban Arts Make Shortlist for 2013 ArtPlace Grants
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.
WaterFire would like to thank the Johnson & Wales Men’s Tennis team, lead by Devin Kitterick, Assistant Men’s Tennis Coach and Johnson and Wales student, for helping WaterFire do some important preparation leading up to WaterFire’s 2013 season. Over 10 members of the team plus their coach Adam Spring joined WaterFire for 3 hours… Read More »JWU Men’s Tennis Team joins WaterFire for a Woodpile Workout
ArtPlace, an initiative of national and regional foundations, various federal agencies, and major banks to accelerate creative placemaking across the U.S., has released a report that identifies the Top ArtPlaces in 33 of the nation’s largest U.S. metropolitan areas with neighborhoods that have been exceptionally successful at combining art, artists and venues… Read More »Providence Named One of America’s Top ArtPlaces for 2013
[one_half] WaterFire Providence would like to thank of all of our 2012 volunteers for making another amazing season possible. Thanks to their hard work, dedication, and passion WaterFire continues to be vibrant piece of the Rhode Island Community. We would also like to acknowledge all of our interns whose hard work… Read More »Thanks to all of our 2012 Volunteers
A special one time premiere this Saturday!
After another great event season at WaterFire Providence it was, as always, a pleasure for us to work with everyone at Ruth’s Chris Steak House to host our 6th annual WaterFire Ruth’s Chris Fundraiser. It was wonderful to have an amazing group of people from our Board of Directors, sponsors and donors,… Read More »The 6th Annual Ruth’s Chris Fundraiser
Thanks to all the hard work by WaterFire’s production staff and volunteers we pleased to announce that 25 additional kayak positions have been opened up for the WaterFire Clear Currents event being held on Saturday, September 15, 2012. In addition to these new kayak positions there are still 24 positions… Read More »More Kayak Slots Added to Clear Currents 2012
The next full lighting of WaterFire will be Saturday, August 18th. The fires will be lit shortly after sunset (7:42 p.m.) and remain lit until MIDNIGHT. This WaterFire lighting is sponsored by: Fidelity Investments & the Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives There are a lot of exciting special events at this weekend’s… Read More »WaterFire August 18, 2012
The WaterFire Providence My Story Project. Your Memories. Your Stories. Our Inspiration. We’d love to hear it. And we’d love to share it, for your stories tell our story. All amusing, romantic, funny, joyous, poignant, surprising, touching, unexpected or “only-in-Rhode Island” stories are welcome and encouraged! Be creative, be brief, and… Read More »The WaterFire Providence My Story Project