“The Seeing” is a month-long video exhibition produced through a creative partnership between FirstWorks and WaterFire Providence of six film works scored by Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR). On view in the WaterFire Arts Center gallery from Wednesday, January 12 through Sunday, February 6, 2022. A public opening is scheduled for… Read More »The Seeing: a video exhibition scored by Daniel Bernard Roumain in the gallery
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The WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC) is pleased to present its first small works holiday show, Buy Art, in the WFAC gallery, including over 175 works by eighteen contemporary Rhode Island-based artists. This small works holiday show/sale encourages visitors to support local artists by giving the gift of art for the… Read More »Buy Art [small works holiday show] in the gallery at the WaterFire Arts Center
WaterFire’s ArtMart events are part of a series of diverse arts and culture experiences at the WaterFire Arts Center in the Valley neighborhood of Providence. This year’s ArtMart for the Holidays is on Small Business Saturday, November 27, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. The market is free to all and… Read More »Holiday ArtMart at the WaterFire Arts Center
The WaterFire Arts Center store + gallery continues to showcase Rhode Island-based artists in our spaces and we are pleased to announce our newest installation, “Welcome to the Anti-Robot Club” by Spocka Summa, on exhibit in the WFAC gallery from October 29 through November 28, 2021. A public opening is… Read More »Spocka Summa X WaterFire Arts Center
In 2017, after 5 years of fundraising, planning, and construction, we moved into the WaterFire Arts Center as part of our strategic plan to diversify our mission and revenue streams in an effort to sustain our nonprofit organization long into the future. Our plan has always been to develop the… Read More »WaterFire Accelerate! Meet our inaugural cohort of artists!
CHAZAN! UNFILTERED at the WaterFire Arts Center Gallery will feature original artwork by Rhode Island based artist Erminio Pinque. The gallery show will be on display in our Visitor Center Gallery from Wednesday, September 15 – Sunday, October 24, 2021 with gallery hours* Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00… Read More »CHAZAN! UNFILTERED at the WaterFire Arts Center Gallery
All are welcomed to two back to back weekends of ArtMart pop-up art markets, both Saturdays at the end of the month, August 21 and August 28. Meet a collective of artists and makers and support their work. Eat some great local food while listening to live music. Who’s coming?… Read More »ArtMart, Pop-Up Markets, Two Saturdays: August 21 + 28
The world-class art experience you know and love is back with at least 9 lightings from September through December! We are pleased to announce the 2021 WaterFire season which currently includes four (4) full lightings and five (5) partial lightings. The season will open with a full lighting thanking COVID… Read More »WaterFire Providence Proudly Presents Our 2021 WaterFire Season Schedule!
(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
TroopTop Thursdays with WaterFire and Troop, an outdoor bar, DJs, and #ArtOnTap at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence’s Valley neighborhood.