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

Posted by on Dec 10, 2018 in WaterFire Providence | No Comments
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

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 7 Comments
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.…

WaterFire Visitors Near & Far

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 in WaterFire Providence | No Comments
WaterFire Visitors Near & Far

Our partnership with The Map Center at the WaterFire Marketplace on Canal Street yields interesting results. The Map Center is partnering with WaterFire to bring visitors together and encourage them to pin their home on a map! This interactive opportunity has engaged hundreds of our visitors so far this season. The pins are an interesting…

September 22, 2018 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in Events, WaterFire Providence | No Comments
September 22, 2018 – Full Lighting

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’s Salute to Rhode Island Educators Starting at 4:30 pm in Memorial Park. Together with the community we celebrate our successes in education across Rhode Island, showcase interesting and successful projects, and commending teachers…

Big Bang Science Fair at WaterFire Providence on September 22, 2018

Posted by on Sep 6, 2018 in Community, Events, Science | 4 Comments
Big Bang Science Fair at WaterFire Providence on September 22, 2018

Scheduled Talks | Hands-On Workshops | Walk-Up Activities Join us on Saturday, September 22, 2018, for the “Big Bang Science Fair” at WaterFire Providence. Sponsored by Brown University, CS4RI, USCMS Collaboration, IEEE Superconductivity, and Harvard University, with collaborating support of Bryant University, Citizens Bank, and CERN’s USCMS and USATLAS experiment. Event Sponsors | Event Organizers The event celebrates…

September 8th, 2018 – Full Lighting

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Events, WaterFire Providence | 2 Comments
September 8th, 2018 – Full Lighting

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. Tech Night at WaterFire – featuring a Tech Resource Fair on Steeple Street Lead Founding Sponsor – Virgin Pulse  Founding Sponsors – Slater Technology Fund, eMoney Advisor, and Ximedica Contributing Sponsors – Bay Computer Associates, Bridge Technical Talent,…

Tech Night at WaterFire is happening on September 8th, 2018

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Events, Press Releases | 4 Comments
Tech Night at WaterFire is happening on September 8th, 2018

Tech Night will be a part of the September 8th full lighting of WaterFire featuring a Tech Resource Fair on Steeple Street. Lead Founding Sponsor – Virgin Pulse  Founding Sponsors – Slater Technology Fund, eMoney Advisor, and Ximedica Contributing Sponsors – Bay Computer Associates, Bridge Technical Talent, LLC, IntraCity Geeks’ CareerDevs Academy, Tech Collective, and VoltServer Tech Night at WaterFire…