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Newburyport Art Association

We invite you to join our vibrant community of artists and art lovers. We host exhibitions, classes, workshops, and special events throughout the year. Members and Non-members welcome.  To join us, click here.  Your membership is valid for 365 days from the day you join.


Gallery Hours:  Tuesday-Saturday, 11a.m. – 5p.m. and Sunday, 1-5p.m.  The NAA is closed on Monday.

Please note that the NAA will be closed Saturday, July 4 – the galleries will re-open on Sunday, July 5 at 1p.m. We wish you a safe and joyful holiday!

Featured Artist & Featured Interest Group Series heat up the summer in the cool NAA Galleries!


Newburyport Plein Air painters Susan Spellman, Marjet Lesk,  Janet Sutherland, and Susan Luca

Fresh Air

June 30-July 5, 2015

Reception, free and open to the public Friday, July 3, 7-9p.m.

Fresh Air Poster








Featured Artist Sam Davis

Life’s Not Always Black and White

June 30-July 12, 2015

Reception, free and open to the public, Sunday, July 5, 2-4p.m.

Boardwalk @ Night







Education Update


Youth Education

Intro to Mixed-Media   This class will explore the creativity of materials beyond paints and pencils. We’ll be thinking outside the box about what inspires art and making fun creations along the way including experiments with collage, photographs, and found objects. Material list to follow. Grades 4-6
Aug 17-20 Mon-Thurs,  9:30-11am

Class is offered thru Newburyport Youth Services.  To register, visit NYS Summer Program

NEW Adult Education offerings being planned.   Check back here for future offerings.




Eight Cubed… canvas pick-up

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It’s back!  The ever popular 8 Cubed exhibit.  Pick up canvases now in the gallery, during gallery hours.  $8 per canvas/entry fee.  Get ‘em while they last!


Call For Entry





NEW Blog Post:OpArt 



Gallery Hours:  Tuesday – Saturday, 11a.m. – 5p.m.,  Sunday, 1p.m.-5p.m.
Galleries are closed Mondays

 Gallery Address:  65 Water Street, Newburyport, MA, 01950

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Waterfront Community Sculpture Garden

A Community Sculpture Garden and Green Space is being created on the future waterfront Clipper City Rail Trail.  Help us wrap up Phases Two & Three in 2015 by making a donation.  Simply click on the button below to donate by credit card or PayPal.  Or mail your tax-deductible payment to NAA, 65 Water Street, Newburyport, Ma, 01950.  Be part of the excitement!  For naming opportunities, please contact the NAA at 978.465.8769 or email Elena at ebachrach@newburyportart.org.

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 To read more about the project, watch a short video of constructing the Arch, or donate a brick to the courtyard, click HERE

or donate to the Community Sculpture Garden 



NAA Book Club






Drop-in Participation, meets every third Thursday of the month unless otherwise noted, 6:30-8:30p.m., please contact the gallery for meeting locations, 978.465.8769 

Next reading:  Rodin's Lover, a novel by Heather Webb

Thursday, September 17, 6:30-8:30p.m.




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