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PVDFest 2018

PVDFEST RETURNS!
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Live music, dance, food, and visual art installations transform the city in a four-day, multi-arts take-over of public spaces, parks, and outdoor stages in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island. Find out how you can be a part of the Creative Capital’s signature summer arts festival!
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Pilobolus

PILOBOLUS
The Umbrella Project

A participatory interactive art experience from the legendary performance group, The Umbrella Project is a colorful spectacle in which audience members wield lighted umbrellas devised by Pilobolus in collaboration with MIT.
PVDFest crowd of spectators cheering

BOX OFFICE: PVDFest Opening Night Party

PVDFEST OPENING NIGHT PARTY

Add your name to an impressive list of Providence Champions for the Arts by joining our host committee for the PVDFEST Opening Night VIP Party! Get tickets here:

Impacting the Community

IMPACTING OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH ARTS LEARNING

FirstWorks Arts Learning Program reaches over 4,000 K-12 students at more than 30 public, charter and private schools each year. Click here to learn more.