Host an inspiring summer cocktail party with a unique blend of art, science, and food! Your clients and employees will be awe-struck by the “Museum of the Moon” installation while they contemplate the wonders of space and enjoy delectable eats like Solar System Sliders and Cosmic Cupcakes by Russell Morin… Read More »Plan a Lunar Inspired Cocktail Party!
The final touches! One of the WFAC’s signature elements, the large staircase to the second floor, was being installed today. After it receives its final coat of bright red paint, the staircase will be tying in the different Mondrian inspired colors that highlight the building. Who, what is Mondrian? An… Read More »New Staircase!
Like everyone at WaterFire Providence, I am excited to see work progressing on The WaterFire Arts Center. But I am more energized by the new opportunities it provides for our organization. Yes, it will be many times more efficient to have all of our operations contained under one roof, and yes it will be nice to work in a properly finished office environment. But it is really the programming that will take place at 475 Valley Street that gets my fires stoked. It isn’t just me; all of WaterFire’s departments and staff are looking at new ways to engage the public, develop WaterFire as an event, and advance – as well as share – the art of creative placemaking.
A small preview of the new WaterFire Arts Center from our partners at Durkee, Brown, Viveiros & Werenfels Architects.
Here is a comparison of the current state of the WaterFire Art Center building at 475 Valley Street and an architectural rendering of the planned main entrance.