WaterFire Providence proudly announces the 2023 WaterFire season which currently includes seven (7) full lightings and five (5) partial lightings. The 2023 season started with a pre-season lighting on April 1, 2023, supported by the United Way of Rhode Island followed by the first-ever WaterFire Day on April 19, 2023, in Memorial Park.
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WaterFire Providence announces the designation of April 19, 2023, as the first-ever WaterFire Day in the State of Rhode Island and the City of Providence in celebration of the release of the 2023 WaterFire season schedule. In conjunction with the schedule release, WaterFire will be lighting the 12 stationary braziers… Read More »Governor Mckee and Mayor Smiley to Designate April 19, 2023, as the First-ever WaterFire Day
WaterFire Providence announces the receipt of the New Attractions and Destinations request for proposal (RFP) from the McKee Administration and The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation.
The WaterFire Accelerate @ UNFI Café Gallery at the UNFI Café PVD location on 311 Iron Horse Way. The exhibition will open on Monday, March 27, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. and will be open daily during the café’s operating hours Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. throughout… Read More »WaterFire Accelerate @ UNFI Café Gallery
ArtLab@WaterFire is a paid internship program for highschool-aged BIPOC youth WaterFire Providence announces the launch of WaterFire’s latest workforce development program, ArtLab@WaterFire. ArtLab@WaterFire is a year-long, paid internship and mentorship program for BIPOC male high school students to develop professional skills in the arts and culture industry. Led by Program… Read More »WaterFire Providence Announces the Launch of ArtLab@WaterFire
We just lost a good friend and one of the true great giants of the arts, known and celebrated all across the world. Eugene Lee was a masterful set designer, a visionary, an artist, a gentleman, and so much more
WaterFire Providence Adds Partnership with Innovation Studio, Inc. to WaterFire Accelerate Artist Program
WaterFire Providence announces a partnership between Innovation Studio Inc. and WaterFire Providence as an addition to WaterFire’s year-long professional development program for artists 18-30, Accelerate.
Grechel Rosado has joined WaterFire Providence as our first Program Coordinator. Grechel’s primary responsibilities include managing ArtLab@WaterFire, a year-long paid internship and leadership development program for BIPOC male high school students, and WaterFire Accelerate, a year-long professional development program for artists under 30. “We are excited to have Grechel join… Read More »WaterFire Providence Welcomes Grechel Rosado As Our New Program Coordinator
WaterFire Providence had the privilege to honor Dr. Joseph A. Chazan for his extraordinary support of Rhode Island artists and arts organizations over the past 50 years at our 6th Annual FireBall Gala. On October 20, 2022 the WaterFire Arts Center was filled with community members, stakeholders, and revelers for… Read More »WaterFire Honors Dr. Joseph Chazan at 6th Annual FireBall Gala
Thank you to all of the educators, teachers, administrators, and visitors who joined us on Saturday, September 24 to celebrate educational excellence and recognize educators from across the state who are going above & beyond for students, families, & fellow educators. Thank you to the Rhode Island Department of Education,… Read More »WaterFire’s 2022 Celebration of Educational Excellence Was a Smashing Success!