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… Read More »The “lend your hand” photo project in memory and celebration of Sunil Tripathi
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.… Read More »We need your help to meet this Business Unusual Challenge!
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… Read More »WaterFire and First Works Festival on the Plaza
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.
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… Read More »The WaterFire Gapsee Project