3rd Annual First Light Powwow in Burnside Park

Posted by on Jun 28, 2013 in Creative Placemaking, Events | No Comments
3rd Annual First Light Powwow in Burnside Park

On Saturday July 6th, 2013 and Sunday July 7th, 2013 the Affiliated Tribes of New England Indians will host their 3rd Annual First Light Powwow in Burnside Park (2 Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI 02903), in the heart of Providence, RI. Free and open to the public, the 3rd Annual First Light Powwow will take place…

Presenting: Ignite Providence an Evening of Live Music at WaterFire

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Creative Placemaking, Events | No Comments
Presenting: Ignite Providence an Evening of Live Music at WaterFire

Great Performances at the Steeple Street Stage. WaterFire kicks off Ignite Providence – a WaterFire initiative to showcase the broad range of creative talents of Rhode Island artists and performers, supported in part by the prestigious national ArtPlace grant. WaterFire will launch Ignite Providence on Saturday, June 8th with the Steeple Street Stage (at the…

We received a National Endowment for the Arts grant!

We received a National Endowment for the Arts grant!

Grant is one of 817 NEA Art Works grants totaling $26.3 million in funding nationwide.

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…

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…

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…