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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… Read More »March 18th, 2016 – Slam Dunk WaterFire

Clear for Landing

The parking lots may not be the most glamorous element of the WaterFire Arts Center, but with nearly two dozen employees and WaterFire’s need to truck thousands of pounds of equipment two and from every event, they are absolutely vital. The paving of the West end of the building, which… Read More »Clear for Landing

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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The Fiery Fall Interns

The internship program here at WaterFire Providence is a great opportunity for local students and young professionals to get an inside look at one of Providence’s non-profit organizations. This fall WaterFire Providence has over 10 interns from various Universities including Roger Williams University, Johnson & Wales and Wheaton College. WaterFire… Read More »The Fiery Fall Interns

Christmas WaterFire - Photo by Jennifer Bedford

December 18th, 2015 – Christmas WaterFire

This special event is being sponsored by an anonymous donor and will highlight the good work being done by the Providence Rescue Mission. [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] Enjoy the spirit of Christmas in Providence at the 5th Annual Christmas WaterFire benefiting and showcasing the incredible work of the Providence Rescue Mission and as a wonderful… Read More »December 18th, 2015 – Christmas WaterFire