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WaterFire Arts Center
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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In July 2019, in addition to Luke Jerram’s “Museum of The Moon” exhibit, there were three displays including “Milky Way” a mural by John Sabraw and the Aspect Collective, “The Overview Effect” paintings by Rhode Island artist Jeremy Schilling, and LivableRI Posters Campaign by Civic Alliance for a Cooler Rhode Island. “Milky Way” which was...
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Providence and WaterFire celebrated the 50th-Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and man’s first steps on the Moon which was co-sponsored by the NASA RI Space Consortium with support from Brown University. The celebration included a series of exhibitions, lectures and other activities throughout July 2019 and there was a full lighting of WaterFire on...
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  Host an inspiring summer cocktail party with a unique blend of art, science, and food! Your clients and employees will be awe-struck by the “Museum of the Moon” installation while they contemplate the wonders of space and enjoy delectable eats like Solar System Sliders and Cosmic Cupcakes by Russell Morin Catering & Events. July...
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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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Thank you to all who attended the official grand opening and Ribbon Burning ceremony at the WaterFire Arts Center. We were honored to kick things off with a wonderful rendition of Summertime by the inimitable Rose Weaver. A big thank as well to all of the community leaders that joined us to share their thoughts on WaterFire...
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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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