who we are
FirstWorks presents world-class performing arts programs that build the cultural, educational and economic vitality of our community.
The exceptional vitality of first expressions and experiences with art propels our mission to:
- - enhance Providence's reputation & reach as a vibrant center for art &
- - engage new audiences and artists across the region
- - catalyze creativity and dialogue
- - forge communities
Beginning with an unprecedented collaboration with Providence's Department of Art, Culture & Tourism, FirstWorks has formed extraordinary partnerships across the university, arts, and business communities.