Megan and Murray McMillan’s “The Coal Bin Project”

Megan and Murray McMillan’s “The Coal Bin Project”

Please join us for a special evening with WaterFire Providence’s first Artists in Residence, Megan and Murray McMillan, for a Processional and Launch Performance of “The Coal Bin Project.” In November 2012, WaterFire Providence purchased a historic, industrial property at 475 Valley Street which we are transforming into the organization’s headquarters, a public art incubator and…

AS220 & New Urban Arts Make Shortlist for 2013 ArtPlace Grants

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in ArtPlace, Creative Placemaking | No Comments
AS220 & New Urban Arts Make Shortlist for 2013 ArtPlace Grants

Congratulations to AS220 and New Urban Arts for being among the 104 finalist  for the 2013 ArtPlace’s Creative Placemaking grants. The finalists for this years grants include groups from 72 communities in 33 states and the District of Columbia and were chosen from 1,225 letters of inquiry from across the country. Last year both WaterFire Providence and…

Providence Named One of America’s Top ArtPlaces for 2013

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in ArtPlace, Providence | One Comment
Providence Named One of America’s Top ArtPlaces for 2013

ArtPlace, an initiative of national and regional foundations, various federal agencies, and major banks to accelerate creative placemaking across the U.S., has released a report that identifies the Top ArtPlaces in 33 of the nation’s largest U.S. metropolitan areas with neighborhoods that have been exceptionally successful at combining art, artists and venues for creativity and expression with…

We’ve received an ArtPlace Grant!

We’ve received an ArtPlace Grant!

We are excited to announce that WaterFire Providence has received national recognition today by ArtPlace, a philanthropic collaboration of the nation’s top foundations in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and other federal agencies. We are embarking on exciting creative placemaking initiatives to strengthen the Providence community through the arts. WaterFire is joined…