WaterFire Providence

Newport Premiere of WaterFire: Art & Soul of a City

Be among the next group to see the documentary that everyone is talking about WaterFire: Art & Soul of a City, produced by two time Emmy award-winner Joe Rocco and WaterFire Executive Artistic Director, Barnaby Evans. Thursday, May 16th 2013 The Jane Pickens Theater 49 Touro Street Newport, RI 02840 Purchase Tickets… Read More »Newport Premiere of WaterFire: Art & Soul of a City

Inside The Internship Program at WaterFire Providence

More and more employees are looking to internships when evaluating potential hires. While classroom education is the backbone of workforce training, employers are usually more concerned with your work experience than your qualifications and internships are often the only way to get the work experience. In fact, in many of… Read More »Inside The Internship Program at WaterFire Providence

Volunteer Spotlight – Sheryl Mason

Seven years ago, Sheryl Mason was working at Fidelity Investments in Texas when she came across an email about Fidelity’s sponsorship of WaterFire.

“It looked incredible but, of course, was too far away for me to attend.”

To her disbelief, just a few months later, Sheryl was asked to transfer to the Fidelity Investment office in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

Production Department Update: Guest Boats II

[one_half] Off-season modifications to WaterFire’s guest boats wrap up this week with wiring and lighting modifications. WaterFire’s fleet of guest boats are powered by electric motors so maintenance of the electrical system is of utmost importance. Six golf cart batteries provide power to the motor and lights on each boat.… Read More »Production Department Update: Guest Boats II

Production Department Update: Guest Boats

[one_half] If you have been following our production department updates you will know that our production team has been working on making improvements to our fleet of guest boats. With most of the major carpentry completed painting is underway. Painting is a four step process using marine grade paints that… Read More »Production Department Update: Guest Boats

Behind the scenes with our Production Department

Every year, from December to March, in what we affectionately call the Off Season, WaterFire’s Production department gets to work prepping our boats, braziers and buoys for another year of service. This includes everything from fixing worn out brazier baskets, and painting buoys to make modifications to our fleet of 20… Read More »Behind the scenes with our Production Department

Thanks to all of our 2012 Volunteers

[one_half] WaterFire Providence would like to thank of all of our 2012 volunteers for making another amazing season possible. Thanks to their hard work, dedication, and passion WaterFire continues to be vibrant piece of the Rhode Island Community. We would also like to acknowledge all of our interns whose hard work… Read More »Thanks to all of our 2012 Volunteers