This is the tenth anniversary of “the biggest project you’ll never see,” otherwise known as Narragansett Bay Commission’s Combined Sewer Overflow Project (CSO). It’s been ten years since the Project went on-line and the results have been impressive — Phases I and II of the CSO have captured and treated… Read More »WaterFire salutes Narragansett Bay Commission for ten years of success in cleaning up the Bay!
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.
A special dedication in memory of President Donald Farish of Roger Williams University This event is being sponsored by Fidelity Investments and NACUFS 2018 National Conference. July 14th, 2018 – Full Lighting Sunset: 8:20 p.m.The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m.Music Program All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South… Read More »July 14th, 2018 – Full Lighting
This event is being sponsored by Cox Business and Amica Insurance. [one_third] June 30th, 2018 – Full Lighting Sunset: 8:25 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m.Music Program [/one_third] [one_third] [/one_third] [one_third_last] [/one_third_last] All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the below scheduled evenings. Lighting… Read More »June 30th, 2018 – Full Lighting
President and Prime Minister of Portugal Visit Providence for WaterFire and RI Day of Portugal Celebration
Sunday, June 10th, 2018 was certainly a momentous day in Providence, it was the final day of PVDFest and the second of two days of annual celebration of Portuguese heritage and history that comprises Rhode Island Day of Portugal. This day was the 41st RI Day of Portugal celebration and there… Read More »President and Prime Minister of Portugal Visit Providence for WaterFire and RI Day of Portugal Celebration
This event is being sponsored by Rhode Island Day of Portugal. Sunday, June 10th, 2018 – Basin Lighting Basin lightings include the circle of twenty-two braziers in the Waterplace Park Basin and the twelve braziers leading up to the Providence Place mall. RI Day of Portugal Celebration – Part of a… Read More »June 10th, 2018 – Basin Lighting
This event is being sponsored by Bank of America and The Providence Journal. May 26th, 2018 – Full Lighting Sunset: 8:09 p.m.The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m.Music Program All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the below scheduled evenings. Lighting occurs shortly after sunset and the event continues until half past… Read More »May 26th, 2018 – Full Lighting
As part of our campaign to help keep WaterFire’s Access Program Afloat we were honored to have 2018 Ms. Wheelchair Rhode Island, Tina Pedersen, visit us at the WaterFire Arts Center last week to talk about accessibility and the WaterFire Access Program. The last time Tina visited WaterFire, she was a torch-bearer… Read More »Welcoming Ms. Wheelchair Rhode Island
Celebrating Rosa Parks featuring Ryan Mendoza‘s “Rosa Parks House Project” Join us Saturday, March 31, 2018, 11:30 AM to 6:30 PM for a concert and celebration gathering as well as community and panel discussions throughout the day. WaterFire Arts Center 475 Valley Street, Providence, RI The WaterFire Arts Center will also… Read More »Celebrating Rosa Parks
Regarding the planned exhibition of artist Ryan Mendoza’s “2672 South Deacon” at the WaterFire Arts Center. PROVIDENCE, RI (09 February 2018) – Brown University’s withdrawal from our partnership exhibiting artist Ryan Mendoza’s “2672 South Deacon” has not changed our passion regarding the importance of the work. The art installation includes… Read More »WaterFire Providence Statement About Brown’s Exhibition Cancellation
Here at WaterFire Providence, we believe that representation and diversity are two of the pillars that bind a community together and through each WaterFire lighting we celebrate the renewal of those bonds. Today is International Woman’s day so we wanted to take a moment to recognize a few of the many… Read More »Celebrating the Women Who Ignite Providence