Providence

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

WaterFire Receives EPA Cleanup Grant for New Home

WaterFire would like to thank all of our guests who attended Monday’s joint press conference to announce ours 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

The “lend your hand” photo project in memory and celebration of Sunil Tripathi

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

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… Read More »Providence Named One of America’s Top ArtPlaces for 2013

Project Bandaloop photo by docpop via Flickr

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… Read More »WaterFire and First Works Festival on the Plaza

TD Bank Ballroom returns to WaterFire with swing dancing tonight!

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!

ArtPlace

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… Read More »We’ve received an ArtPlace Grant!