The “lend your hand” photo project in memory and celebration of Sunil Tripathi

Posted by on May 24, 2013 in Art, Providence | No Comments
The “lend your hand” photo project in memory and celebration of Sunil Tripathi

WaterFire Providence is pleased to reach out in support of Sunil Tripathi’s family to honor and celebrate their son. The family was greatly moved by the outpouring of support from the community during the two-month search for their missing son. In converting their loss into a larger response to the need for better support for…

We need your help to meet this Business Unusual Challenge!

We need your help to meet this Business Unusual Challenge!

I’ll cut right to the chase. We need your help! Earlier this week we were excited to learn that we are a semifinalist in the ArtsFwd 2013 Business Unusual National Challenge. In order to advance to the final round, we need you to visit their website and vote for WaterFire Providence. Actually, we need you to…

WaterFire and First Works Festival on the Plaza

WaterFire and First Works Festival on the Plaza

Providence will be alive with art this weekend. Not only do we have a full WaterFire celebrating the Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary and sponsored by Webster Bank but there is also the First Works Festival on the Plaza taking place from 4 – 11 PM. First Works has an amazing schedule planned and surely one…

WaterFire’s Origami Cranes

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Art, Merchandise | No Comments
WaterFire’s Origami Cranes

The origami crane had a beautiful presence at the August 18th WaterFire event. The Japanese Origami Crane is a symbol of peace, friendship, longevity and fidelity. A fleet of WaterFire blue neon cranes graced the rivers of Providence this past Saturday night and five thousand paper cranes were given out as gifts to the crowd.

The WaterFire Gapsee Project

Posted by on Jun 5, 2012 in Art, Events | No Comments

On June 9th 1772, a year and a half before the Boston Tea Party, the HMS Gaspee was attacked by citizens of Providence as the first act of war against the British Crown and launched the American fight for Independence.  The successful raid and the colony’s successful resistance to any civil sanctions lead to the…