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
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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!
Coming in January 2021 to the WaterFire Arts Center.
WaterFire Providence is pleased to present an exhibition in honor of the life and legacy of Howard Ben Tré at the WaterFire Arts Center (WFAC). “Private Visions, Public Ideals – The Legacy of Howard Ben Tré” show will run from January 27, 2021 – March 7, 2021. In addition to the regular WFAC hours, the exhibition will include a series of receptions and talks.
WaterFire’s New Flame initiative is pleased to present a group exhibition of current photography curated by The Vanta Guild in the WaterFire Arts Center Gallery. “The Let-Out” show run is December 9, 2020 – January 15, 2021.
Six photographers are featured in the show: Jonathan Pitts-Wiley, Dee Speaks, Nicholas Mendes, Shaun Morse, Rafael Medina, and Marlisse Payamps. Featured images in “The Let-Out” exhibit focus on the joy, anger, and uncertainty of Black American experiences in Rhode Island as people grapple with the realities of pandemic-induced lockdowns, socio-political uprisings, and the struggle to maintain a sense of beauty, joy, and balance in the century’s most turbulent year.
Saturday December 19, 202011:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Safely Inside at the WaterFire Arts Center We’re bringing ArtMart inside to the spacious Main Hall of the WaterFire Arts Center for a 1-day Holiday Saturday on December 19th. Support 25+ Rhode Island artists and makers by joining us for some socially distanced… Read More »Holiday ArtMart: Artist Pop-Up Market – December 19, 2020