In 2021, the Providence Biennial of Contemporary Arts launched Providence Curates, an initiative that focuses specifically on recruiting emerging curators and assisting them in developing exhibitions of contemporary art. Through a creative partnership between the Providence Biennial and the WaterFire Arts Center, concurrent exhibitions curated by two Providence curators, POIESIS and REMEDY will be on view at the WaterFire Arts Center in the Main Hall and gallery from Thursday, July 13 through Sunday, August 20, 2023.
POIESIS:Street Culture & The Art of the City curated by Melaine Ferdinand-King and REMEDY curated by Joel Rosario Tapia explore the theme Commemoration.
There will be an opening reception on Thursday, July 13 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. More details to be announced soon, as well as additional dates and times for exhibit-related programming and events.
The WaterFire Arts Center hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
WaterFire Providence® is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization whose mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy.
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