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Virtual Learning Series

VIRTUAL LEARNING SERIES
Experience the arts wherever you are

Visit this page every week to download a new digital learning resource which will include unique video content featuring world class artists. Accompanying activities and assignments will be aligned to core curricula standards.

COVID-19 Update

FIRSTWORKS COVID-19 UPDATE

The staff and board of FirstWorks are working diligently with our venue and program partners to monitor CO-VID19 developments and create a plan for the upcoming weeks with the safety of our community as our top priority. Any event schedule changes or updates will be posted here.

Daniel Bernard Roumain FirstWorks Artistic Ambassador

DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN
FirstWorks Artistic Ambassador

Known for his signature violin sounds infused with myriad electronic, urban, and African-American music influences, DBR takes his genre-bending music beyond the proscenium. This season, he will be embedded in our community for a series of workshops reaching students, teachers and the elderly, community meals and conversations, and public performances with local artist collaborators.

PVDFest 2020

PVDFEST 2020

Party with Providence! The Creative Capital comes alive for a free four-day festival
that celebrates artists from all corners of the globe. Produced by the City of Providence with founding partner FirstWorks.

About Us

ABOUT US

Over the past 16 years, FirstWorks festivals, performances and programs have attracted more than 500,000 participants. Find out more about how we build the cultural, educational and economic vitality of our community in Providence, Rhode Island.

Impacting the Community

IMPACTING OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH ARTS LEARNING

FirstWorks Arts Learning Program reaches over 5,500 K-12 students at more than 40 public, charter and private schools each year. Click here to learn more.

2018-19 Season in Review

2018-19 SEASON IN REVIEW

FirstWorks brought an eclectic mix of dance, music, and theater to Rhode Island this past season, providing new experiences for arts connoisseurs and young students alike.
We deliver firsts!

Read our Annual Report

READ OUR ANNUAL REPORT