Memorial Park pays homage to Rhode Islanders who gave their lives during wars and conflicts around the world. For all full WaterFire lightings the park is one end (or beginning!) of our footprint. It has become a reflective place for visitors and locals alike. The light of luminaria candle lanterns… Read More »Memorials Will Shine Bright
The Wheeler School and WaterFire Providence have agreed to locate a new program for Wheeler 8th graders called Cityside to a new classroom space inside the WaterFire Arts Center. Starting in fall 2019, Wheeler will expand its campus and curriculum for 8th-grade students with its new Cityside program — a year-long interdisciplinary… Read More »New Wheeler School Academic Program to be located at the WaterFire Arts Center
Today the cement for the main hall of the WaterFire Arts Center was poured! It took all day and dozens of laborers, but the floor is complete! Truck, after truck, after truck, brought loads of cement into the arts center parking lot, where it was pumped through the emergency doors… Read More »Floored by the Cement Pour!
Providence local DBVW Architects used three-dimensional computer models to help them design the WaterFire Arts Center. By relying on laser scans of the preexisting building to generate a super accurate and detailed model, interventions and modifications were laid out in an explorable, modifiable environment that eased coordination between ourselves, DBVW,… Read More »Building for the Future Episode 22 | Three Dimensional Modeling
Gold Star Sponsor: Walmart | Silver Star Sponsors: Bank of America & National Grid | Bronze Star Sponsor: Dominion Power and Energy Saturday, November 5th, 2016 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans Sunset: 5:34 p.m.Lighting time: 5:54 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 11:00 p.m.Music Program For this incredibly important event… Read More »November 5th, 2016 – WaterFire Salute to Veterans
It has been weeks of installation, but finally, the WaterFire Art Center has its new windows! Insulation around the windows is still being carefully fitted, but the final facade of the WaterFire Art Center is finally coming into place and looking fine! The panels of plywood which look similar in size… Read More »Windows are in!
Sponsored by Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation and Lifetime Medical [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] Saturday, October 1st, 2016 Weather update: There is rain in the forecast for Saturday. The WaterFire lighting and Flames of Hope events are going ahead as planned. Some onshore programming may be curtailed, updates will be posted… Read More »October 1st, 2016 – Full Lighting
Sponsored by the Confucius Institute & US-China Institute at Bryant University and Nortek [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] Saturday, September 24th, 2016 [one_half] Sunset: 6:38 p.m.Lighting time: 6:53 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m. Music Program [/one_half] [one_half_last] Join us a volunteer for this event! [/one_half_last] [one_half]… Read More »September 24th, 2016 – Full Lighting
[one_half] Sponsored by the Providence Tourism Council. [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] Sunday, September 4th, 2016 WEATHER UPDATE: Weather looks great, clear, no rain, perhaps some breeze. Please come join us. All events are proceeding as planned. Updates will be posted here if needed. We look forward to seeing you tonight. Updated: 9/4/2016 4:45… Read More »September 4th, 2016 – Full Lighting
Sponsored by Fidelity Investments and National Grid. [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] August 20th, 2016 Sunset: 7:37 p.m.Lighting time: 7:57 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m.Music Program [one_half] All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the below scheduled evenings. Lighting begins shortly after sunset and the event continues until half past midnight. [/one_half]… Read More »August 20th, 2016 – Full Lighting