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Lighting the mall, photo by Jen Bedford.

June 18th, 2016 – Full Lighting

[one_half] Sponsored by CVS Health Charity Classic [/one_half] [one_half_last] and The Providence Journal [/one_half_last] June 18th, 2016 Event Info: Sunset: 8:24 p.m.Lighting time:  8:44 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m.Music Program [sc name=”highlight” ] Important Traffic, Parking, and Safety Guidelines | Planning for an Enjoyable and Safe WaterFire… Read More »June 18th, 2016 – Full Lighting

Several braziers burning brightly, photo by Jen Bonin.

May 28th, 2016 – Full Lighting

[one_half] Sponsored by Bank of America [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] May 28th, 2016 Event Info: [one_half] Sunset: 8:11 p.m.Lighting time:  8:31 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 12:30 a.m.Music Program [/one_half] [one_half_last] Tonight’s lighting is dedicated to our friend and former board member Michael Obel-Omia. Get well soon! [/one_half_last] All Full WaterFire installations light up over… Read More »May 28th, 2016 – Full Lighting

May 21st, 2016 – Basin Lighting

This event is being sponsored by The MET High School, Celebrating 20 Years [one_half] May 21st, 2016 Event Info: Sunset: 8:05 p.m.Lighting time: 8:25 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 11:30 p.m.Music Program [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] A pre show performance on the basin stage will kick off the event from 7:00… Read More »May 21st, 2016 – Basin Lighting

Building for the Future Bonus Content | Roofing the WaterFire Arts Center

Over the past couple of weeks, The WaterFire Arts Center has had its roof replaced! Earlier we posted this video as the materials were being delivered up to the roof by crane. At this time the roofing on the main section of the building is nearly complete. It is pretty clear just how vast an improvement the new roof is over the old.

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Building for the Future: The Story of the WaterFire Arts Center

A video series supported by TRAC Builders, Inc. exploring the history, construction, and future of WaterFire Providence’s new headquarters shines light on the Valley neighborhood’s latest cultural institution WaterFire Providence is proud to announce a new video series detailing the history, construction, and future of WaterFire Providence’s new headquarters, The… Read More »Building for the Future: The Story of the WaterFire Arts Center

Brick by Brick

The West End of The WaterFire Arts Center is receiving a facade lift! Many of the bricks laid in 1929 during the building’s construction have been damaged by time and New England’s harsh winters. As part of the historic restoration, all bricks with scaled faces, cracks, or damaged mortar are… Read More »Brick by Brick

March 18th, 2016 – Slam Dunk WaterFire

This event is being sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts [one_half] March 18th, 2016 – Slam Dunk WaterFire Event Info: Sunset: 6:56 p.m.Lighting time: 7:16 p.m. The fires will remain lit until 10:30 p.m.Music Program [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] Basin lightings include the circle of twenty-two braziers in the Waterplace Park Basin and the twelve braziers leading up… Read More »March 18th, 2016 – Slam Dunk WaterFire

WaterFire Records

Like everyone at WaterFire Providence, I am excited to see work progressing on The WaterFire Arts Center. But I am more energized by the new opportunities it provides for our organization. Yes, it will be many times more efficient to have all of our operations contained under one roof, and yes it will be nice to work in a properly finished office environment. But it is really the programming that will take place at 475 Valley Street that gets my fires stoked. It isn’t just me; all of WaterFire’s departments and staff are looking at new ways to engage the public, develop WaterFire as an event, and advance – as well as share – the art of creative placemaking.

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