Creative Placemaking

2019 Big Bang Science Fair at WaterFire Providence

Join us on Saturday, September 28, 2019, for the “Big Bang Science Fair” at WaterFire Providence. The event celebrates the intersections between science and the arts. We invite kids and adults of all ages to participate in the free, hands-on activities and discover science in our daily lives. For one… Read More »2019 Big Bang Science Fair at WaterFire Providence

2019 #Art4Impact: The Summer of Science Event Series

The #Art4Impact Summer of Science Event Series aims to strengthen the connections between art and design and science and technology within our community. The July 20 event marked a momentous milestone of man’s first steps on the Moon, the August TechFire (in less than two weeks!) combines art and technology… Read More »2019 #Art4Impact: The Summer of Science Event Series

WaterFire Providence Statement About Brown’s Exhibition Cancellation

Regarding the planned exhibition of artist Ryan Mendoza’s “2672 South Deacon” at the WaterFire Arts Center. PROVIDENCE, RI (09 February 2018) – Brown University’s withdrawal from our partnership exhibiting artist Ryan Mendoza’s “2672 South Deacon” has not changed our passion regarding the importance of the work. The art installation includes… Read More »WaterFire Providence Statement About Brown’s Exhibition Cancellation

Waterplace Park Basin and the Bridge of Stars, photo by James Turner.

WaterFire Providence was honored with an Ambassador Award from the PWCVB

WaterFire Providence was honored among others in the industry for its positive impact on the RI tourism and convention scene at the annual Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau (PWCVB) Ambassador Award Luncheon. Barnaby Evans accepted the award on behalf of WaterFire Providence and for all the work of our… Read More »WaterFire Providence was honored with an Ambassador Award from the PWCVB

The Art of Placemaking Conference

The Art of Placemaking Conference focuses on impacts Placemakers, artists, urban planners, community developers and researchers meeting to discuss impacts of using art to build and transform community. WaterFire Providence announces The Art of Placemaking Conference will take place November 7 and 8 at the Omni Hotel in Providence, RI. Leading… Read More »The Art of Placemaking Conference

WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza Featured Artist: Mike Bryce

WaterFire, in partnership with Bryce Studio, will begin hosting an artisan market, WarterFire Arts Festival Plaza, featuring artists and fine artisans who create handmade jewelry, sculpture, glass, paintings, photography, prints, and ceramics to display and sell their work during WaterFire nights beginning July 13. This outdoor show will be held… Read More »WaterFire Arts Festival Plaza Featured Artist: Mike Bryce

Awesome Performances at the Steeple Street Stage on 7/13

As part of Ignite Providence, WaterFire is pleased to announce the July 13 schedule for the Steeple Street Music Stage featuring master percussionist, Jesus Andujar. Free and open to the public, music from 7pm to 11:30pm with a Beer and Wine Garden. Performance Schedule: 7:00pm – The Alex Chapman Jazz… Read More »Awesome Performances at the Steeple Street Stage on 7/13