WaterFire: From Art Installation to Global Phenomenon


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WaterFire: From Art Installation to Global Phenomenon

The Cora Lee Gibbs Honorary Lecture at the Newport Art Museum by WaterFire creator Barnaby Evans.

The lecture WaterFire: From Art Installation to Global Phenomenon will take place on
Saturday, February 8th at 2:00pm.
Tickets are $10 for Newport Art Members and $15 for non-members.
Student tickets are available for $6.

This lecture will provide guests with an overview of the history of WaterFire in Providence and an exciting look into the future of WaterFire projects around the world.

WaterFire, the award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans has been praised as a powerful work of art and a moving symbol of Providence’s renaissance, and a demonstration of the power of art to unite a community. WaterFire has been discussed in hundreds of articles and included in symposia around the world. Evans has created installations of WaterFire in Singapore and Houston, and is currently exploring art installations for a number of other cities.

Author: Tim Blankenship

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