July 20, 2019 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Jul 9, 2019 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 3 Comments
July 20, 2019 – Full Lighting

THROUGHOUT THE MONTH JULY AT THE WATERFIRE ARTS CENTER AND BEYOND To the Moon and Beyond: Celebrating the 50th-Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with Art, Science, and Exploration Providence and WaterFire are celebrating the 50th-Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and man’s first steps on the Moon, co-sponsored by the NASA RI Space…

June 22, 2019 – Full Lighting

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June 22, 2019 – Full Lighting

This event is sponsored in part by Cox Business. 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 midnight. WaterFire Providence is thrilled to have long time sponsor and community partner Cox Business return for the 2019 season. “Cox Business provides Data, Voice and…

Swim in “School” During Clear Currents

Swim in “School” During Clear Currents

We are excited to share that WaterFire’s Annual Clear Currents will continue for the 2019 season! WaterFire Providence began Clear Currents to celebrate the opening of the Narragansett Bay Commission’s Combined Sewer Overflow; an initiative that has greatly improved water quality throughout the entire bay area. For more detailed information on the very real successes of the…

A New Face at WaterFire Providence – Edward B. Cabral Joins The Team

A New Face at WaterFire Providence – Edward B. Cabral Joins The Team

Edward B. Cabral Joins WaterFire Providence as the Manager of Sponsorships and Corporate Relations Edward B. Cabral joined WaterFire Providence as Manager of Sponsorships and Corporate Relations. Cabral brings to WaterFire decades of leadership experience in sales, marketing, and corporate sponsorship. He previously served as executive sales director at the Providence Journal Company where he…

Announcing the 2019 #Art4Impact Series and WaterFire Season Schedule

Posted by on May 1, 2019 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 4 Comments
Announcing the 2019 #Art4Impact Series and WaterFire Season Schedule

To celebrate 25 years of transforming a place and building community in Providence, RI, WaterFire Providence announces its inaugural #Art4Impact series of events. The #Art4Impact series will include three themed series of WaterFire lightings and events with each series highlighting community milestones, challenges or issues that WaterFire has been helping celebrate or raise awareness of…

Remembering Alice Boss-Altman (1943-2019)

Posted by on Apr 10, 2019 in Community, WaterFire Providence | No Comments
Remembering Alice Boss-Altman (1943-2019)

We received very sad news this week about the passing of longtime WaterFire Providence board member Alice Boss-Altman. Alice was one of WaterFire Providence’s most tireless advocates who worked behind the scenes to advance our cause and introduce us to new supporters in the community. Alice and her husband Sandy were the first hosts of a Playing…

Recent Event Highlights from the WaterFire Arts Center

Recent Event Highlights from the WaterFire Arts Center

We’ve had the pleasure to host a great deal of fun and engaging events at the WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC). From the 2019 Rhode Island Brewfest and the 2018 Fine Furnishing Show to Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza’s Inauguration Celebration and Foster Forward’s Annual Gala. The large flexible space at the WaterFire Arts Center is ideal for a wide range of…

WaterFire Providence and the Map Center 2018 Season Recap

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WaterFire Providence and the Map Center 2018 Season Recap

Throughout the 2018 WaterFire Season, we partnered with The Map Center and owner Andrew Nosal to create an exciting and interactive opportunity for visitors. The Map Tent on Canal Street became a popular stop for visitors to choose a colored map-tack and place it on the map where they called home. For some this was…

November 10, 2018 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans

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November 10, 2018 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans

Saturday, November 10, 2018 Full Lighting – Sunset 4:30 pm Lighting time – 5:30 pm State House Ceremony – 4:00 pm on the South Steps Veterans Resource Fair – Opens at 3:00 pm Music Program The 2018 WaterFire Salute to Veterans is made possible by – Silver Star Sponsors: Bank of America and National Grid…

September 29, 2018 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 3 Comments
September 29, 2018 – Full Lighting

This WaterFire lighting will light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park. Lighting occurs shortly after sunset and the event will continue until 11:00 p.m. For this lighting, only half of the braziers in the Waterplace Park Basin (along with the rest of the installation downstream from the Bridge of Stars) will be lit during the first lighting after sunset.…