(July 2021 UPDATE: A series of exhibition related programming is now available here, waterfire.org/eyetoeye-programming) WaterFire Providence presents EYE TO EYE Photographs and Projects Mary Beth Meehan at the WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC), an exhibition of work from all four of Meehan’s most recent in-depth projects – from Brockton, Massachusetts, to Providence, Rhode… Read More »EYE TO EYE Photographs and Projects Mary Beth Meehan
Memorial Park pays homage to Rhode Islanders who gave their lives during wars and conflicts around the world. For all full WaterFire lightings the park is one end (or beginning!) of our footprint. It has become a reflective place for visitors and locals alike. The light of luminaria candle lanterns… Read More »Memorials Will Shine Bright
Earth Day is the world’s largest civic observance. Like WaterFire, Earth Day brings people out into their communities and reminds us to appreciate the place in which we live. On Earth Day, WaterFire and our season sponsor and neighbor IGT teamed up to get a kick start on spring cleaning… Read More »Two-day Earth Day celebration Brightens Up Providence
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
WaterFire would like to thank all of our guests who attended Monday’s joint press conference to announce our and the West Broadway Neighborhood Association’s 2013 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency brownfields cleanup grants. It was a great event and we were pleased to welcome special guests, board members, sponsors, and volunteers to… Read More »WaterFire Receives EPA Cleanup Grant for New Home
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
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… Read More »Providence Named One of America’s Top ArtPlaces for 2013
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
OK, we’re biased on this but we think Providence is America’s best city to experience art. Before you take in an evening of WaterFire, you can always discover interesting art in the Creative Capital at great places like the RISD Museum of Art, Brown’s Bell Gallery, AS220, The Steel Yard,… Read More »Enjoy Art and Providence Hospitality!
Tonight marks the return of the very popular TD Bank Ballroom at WaterFire Providence! Starting at 7 PM you can take advantage of free dance lessons by the awesome Providence Swings in the TD Bank Ballroom and after that you can dance the night away to the great live music by Roger Ceresi’s All… Read More »TD Bank Ballroom returns to WaterFire with swing dancing tonight!