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Newburyport Art Association

Bailey Winter Small worksWINTER WEATHER POLICY:  The Newburyport Art Association will be closed when the Newburyport School District calls for a snow day.  Reminder, regular gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00.a.m-5:00p.m. and Sunday 1:00-5:00p.m. – always free & open to the public.




 BONS-2017-Landing-Page-Header[1](1)Northshore Magazine has announced that the voting has begun for the 2017 Best of the Northshore Awards – the Newburyport Art Association has been nominated again this year in the Play/Art Gallery category.  We hope we can count on your support and vote!  Please click here to cast your vote,  BONS 2017 Cast Your Vote for the NAA!




db639b95-3867-460b-8a09-e44c9c58c350The NAA in collaboration with The Hemphill Family Foundation is pleased to announce the 2nd Art Adventure Grant program – an opportunity for current NAA artist members to fund a workshop of their choice anywhere in the world!  The grant is for $1,500.  Click here for application details, 2017 Art Adventure.




The Board of the Donald & Kim Jurney Traveling Fellowship program is delighted to announce that Martin Dimitrov of Chandler, Arizona has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Jurney Traveling Fellowship.  We wish him our heartfelt congratulations and look forward to his updates from his travels in Spain.




Exhibition News
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2017 20th Annual Regional Juried Show
May 5-June 3, 2017

Online Submission Registration now open – to NAA members and non-members!
NEW Entry Submission Deadline: MONDAY, MARCH 6, 5PM
Notification of Accepted Works: Wednesday, April 5, 12noon.
Receiving for Accepted Works: Sunday, April 30, 11a.m.-5p.m.
Reception: Sunday, May 7, 2-4p.m.
Pick Up Works: Sunday, June 4, 1-5p.m.

20th Annual Regional Juried Show, Call For Entry
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Winter Members Juried Show, Part II
February 10-March 4, 2017

Juror Nella Lush, National Association of Women Artists,
President, Massachusetts chapter
Acrylic, Fine Crafts, Mixed Media, Pastel, & Photography

2017 Winter Members Juried Show, Part II Accepted Works : Updated List
2017 Winter Members Juried Show, Part II  Award Winners with Juror Comments




The Art of Mapping, a curated map art exhibition
March 7-19, 2017
Laura Coombs Hills Gallery
old-world-map-with-compass-1989Online Submission Registration now open – to NAA members and non-members!
Entry Submission Deadline: Friday, February 24, 5p.m.
Accepted Works posted on NAA website Wednesday, March 1, before noon
Receiving for Accepted Works: Sunday, March 5, 11-5p.m.
Reception: Sunday, March 12, 2-4p.m.
Pick-up of Accepted Work: Sunday March 20, 11a.m.-5p.m.

2017 The Art of Mapping, Call For Entry

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Map YOUR Newburyport
March 7-19, 2017

Maps are about the maker.

Map who you are, where you are.
Fill in the whole map with a story or paint a picture.
Map the invisible, the obvious.
Map YOUR Newburyport.

Maps will be displayed in the Laura Coombs Hills gallery, in conjunction with The Art of Mapping Exhibit.
To participate, download the map, fill in YOUR Newburyport and drop off to the NAA by  5p.m., Sunday, March 5.
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Young and Budding Artists Show
March 10-April 1, 2017
Receiving:  Sunday, March 5, 11-5p.m.
Reception:  Sunday, March 12, 2-4p.m.
Pick-up:  Sunday, April 2, 11-5p.m.

Young and Budding Artists Call For Entry
Young and Budding Artists Registration Form



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Big Works Show
2nd NAA Pop Up Show
at 14 Cedar Street, Amesbury, Ma
April 4-29, 2017
Receiving: Saturday, April 1, 2-5p.m.
Reception:  Thursday, April 13, 6-8p.m.
Pick-Up:  Sunday, April 30, 2-5p.m.

Show is full, no more entries are being accepted – please email Elena if you would like to be kept on a list should spots open up, ebachrach@newburyportart.org, thank you.


Garden PostCard imageFirst Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
in the Range Light Community Sculpture Garden
September 3, 2016-September 7, 2017



Education News
Upcoming Classes
Next Education Session begins Feb 1

For details or to register for our new Education offerings, visit our Classes and Workshop page

Class registrations now open for all classes.  Go to Education/Classes & Workshops to check them out!
We have a variety of classes for differrent levels. Topics include  Drawing, Pastels, Watercolor, Oil Painting, Photography, and Acrylic.
Don’t forget our Art of Business:  Marketing 101 series for Artists

Drop in Wednesday Night Life Drawing Group


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Look for new ArtWalk dates of the season here – next April 2017!





Check out our NEW Blog post …  The Art of Maps


Art Supplies now available in the Gift Shop!  

Watercolor and Drawing Supplies!

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Newburyport Art Association, 65 Water Street, Newburyport, Ma  01950

Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11a.m.-5p.m., Sunday 1-5p.m., Closed Monday

To download show Calendar, click   2017 Exhibition Calendar  


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Wondering if its time for YOU to renew?  Log in to the website, choose My Dashboard, check your membership expiration date - thank you!

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NAA Partnership with Farley’s Continues!

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2017 Exhibitions Calendar Announced

February 15-March 8  Linda Dahlberg
March 8-March 29 Wenda Shelter
March 29-April 19 Susan Spellman
May 10- May 31 Rick Cuzner & family
May 31-June 14 Ron Emmerling
June 14-June 28 John Ellis
June 28-July  12 Special Group Show - to be announced
July 12-August 2 Heather Karp

Thank you for your support of the artists and the NAA's ongoing commitment to community collaboration

&  visit  FARLEY'S

and our NEW partnership with The Grog of Newburyport

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2017 calendar to be announced!

Check out shows in support of NAA artists and the NAA's ongoing commitment to community collaboration &  visit The Grog

NAA Book Club

federico-faruffini-the-reader The NAA Book Club next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 16, 6:30-8:30p.m. Contact the NAA galleries for meeting locations, 978.465.8769. The facilitator will be NAA Artist Member Janice Reynolds and the book assignment is  My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk.  Join us!

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