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WRGA is  a series of site-specific performances and temporary works demonstrating the potential for a public art park along the banks of Providence’s historic urban waterway. This initiative is being  produced by the City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism in partnership with WaterFire, The Steel Yard, The Wilbury Theatre Group, Manton Avenue...
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July 23 – 27 at the WaterFire Arts Center The Fringe Festival or better known as FRINGEPVD, was founded in 2014 by Josh Short and is put on by a non-profit group called The Wilbury Theater Group. The festival is produced to share established and upcoming artists who bring fun, fearless, affordable theater for the...
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Providence and WaterFire are celebrating the 50th-Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and man’s first steps on the Moon co-sponsored by the NASA RI Space Consortium with support from Brown University. The celebration includes a series of exhibitions, lectures and other activities throughout July and a full lighting of WaterFire on July 20 presented as...
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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 experience that extends and expands...
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Ryan Mendoza’s The Rosa Parks House Project is an art installation that honors Rosa Parks and the struggles she faced due to her courageous leadership in the civil rights movement. The house speaks to issues of the centrality of family connection in the African American experience, of the Great Migration, of segregation, of redlining of faulty mortgages and the housing crisis, of misogyny,...
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FRINGEPVD 2019
June 26, 2019
July Galleries – Lunar and Space Inspired Shows at the WaterFire Arts Center
June 25, 2019
To the Moon and Beyond: Celebrating the 50th-Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with Art, Science, and Exploration
June 18, 2019

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