During Summer 2022, the WFAC will be featuring art exhibits and opening up a roof deck bar with TroopPVD, #TroopTop, on the third Thursdays of each month: June 16, July 21, and August 18, aligning with Gallery Night Providence. Gallery Night Providence gives you an opportunity to experience artwork and… Read More »2022 Summer Thursdays at WFAC with Gallery Night Providence + TroopTop
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WaterFire’s Accelerate program is a year-long professional development program for emerging artists under 30. This program is specifically designed to provide access to resources that will further the artistic careers of participants. The Accelerate program engages young artists who may not have had the opportunity to pursue a traditional arts… Read More »WaterFire’s Accelerate Program Is Now Accepting Applications For Its 2022-23 Cohort
Faded, the gallery is a month-long exhibition at the WaterFire Arts Center exploring the lineage of graphic t-shirts from their earliest adaptations as a new medium for creative self expression in the 1930s to present day.
2022 TroopTop Thursday Nights: April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18 TroopTop Thursdays in partnership with TroopPVD (@trooppvd) are back at the WaterFire Arts Center! Every third Thursday of the month from April to August visitors are invited to experience the current exhibit as the sun sets… Read More »TroopTop Thursdays are back at the WaterFire Arts Center
Lots of little things add up, recent prints and their processes from Overpass Projects in the gallery
“Lots of little things add up” is a month-long exhibition of recent prints and their processes from Overpass Projects. On view in the WaterFire Arts Center gallery from Thursday, February 10 through Sunday, March 6, 2022. A public opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 17, from 6-9 pm. The WaterFire… Read More »Lots of little things add up, recent prints and their processes from Overpass Projects in the gallery
“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
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!