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Newburyport Art Association


Time for a WINTER WEATHER POLICY reminder: The NAA follows the Newburyport School District closings.


Planning is underway for the best NAA event of the year!  Annual Fine Art Auction set for Saturday, June 11, 2016 – this year we enjoy the leadership of Auction Co-Chairs Nicole Nadeau & Deb Pare – thank you! Stay tuned for details & thank you for your support – artists are doing their part, we hope you will do yours and join us for a great night!


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The new and expanded Gift Shop will open Friday, February 12, 11:00a.m.

Come in and show us some LOVE!

Sterling Silver heart shaped earrings with 24K gold by NAA artist &  jeweler Liz Southworth

The NAA is delighted to announce the successful completion of the capital project campaign in support of the Range Light Community Sculpture Garden, click HERE for all the good news!


Exhibition News
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2016 19th Annual Regional Juried Show
open to NAA members and non-members

Juror:  Ms. Karen E. Haas, Lane Curator of Photographs,
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Exhibition:  May 6-June 4, 2016

Submission Deadline, Feb 26, 5pm.  Digital Submissions Only
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2016 RJS Call For Entry
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2016 Winter Members Juried Show, Part Two

February 12-March 5, 2016

Pat Forbes_Tide Pools_acrylicJurors:  Valerie Stainton Millios, Valerie’s Gallery, Newburyport & Portsmouth

 and Cathy Connor, Connor Summers Gallery, Newburyport

Accepted Media: Acrylic, Fine Crafts, Mixed Media, Pastel, and Photography
Receiving:  Sunday, February 7, 11a.m.-5p.m.

Reception, free and open to the public, Saturday, February 13, 7-9p.m.

2016 WMJ II Accepted Works List

2016 WMJ II Award Winners with Juror Comments


2016 Volunteer Invitational Show

February 12-March 5, 2016
an exhibition of works by Artist Members who have volunteered a minimum of 3 hours in 2015 calendar year

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Reception, free and open to the public, Saturday, February 13, 7-9p.m.






2016 Young and Budding Artists Show

March 10-April 2, 2016

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Juror:  Ryan Kelley, NAA Artist Member and 2011 Young and Budding Artists Award Winner

Accepted Media:  Acrylic, Digital Art, Drawing, Fine Crafts, Mixed Media, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Watercolor

2D works must be wired/framed for hanging

Receiving: Sunday, March 6, 11a.m. – 5p.m.
Artist Opening Reception, free and open to the public, Sunday, March 13, 2-4p.m.



Education News

Classes being this week.  Many are full but a few have space.
New session added for John Raleigh, Photographing Your Work workshop on Sunday, February 21, 2-4p.m.  

JUST ADDED  Pastel Landscape Fundamentals and Beyond with Andrew Anderson-Bell
An Afternoon with Donald Jurney

More to come!   Check our Education offerings by clicking on the Education tab…


Check out our new Blog post …
NEW post Meet Our Members:  Cara Gonier, NAA Artist and Instructor


Art Supplies now available in the Gift Shop!  Just in… 

Prismacolor Knead Erasers, Tortillons, and Strathmore Bristol White paper!

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click here to see more of our gift shop

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

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

2016 Exhibition Calendar now ready to download,  Click 2016 to view  


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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

NAA Partnership with Farley’s Continues!

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Karen Lynch -  February 3 - March 2
Judy Miller Bailey -  March 2 - March 30
Susan B. Luca -  March 30 - April 27
Jane Coder -  April 27 - May 11
John Ellis -  May 11 - May 25
Ann Jones -  May 25 - June 8
Christine Molitor Johnson -  June 8 - June 22
Lee Rowan -  June 22 - July 6
Mary Webber -  July 6 - July 20
Peter Erickson -  July 20 - August 3

Stay tuned for schedule updates.  Check shows out in support of the artists and the NAA's ongoing commitment to community collaboration &  visit  FARLEY'S

Announcing a NEW partnership with The Grog of Newburyport

GrogExtfres809 5x7John Hatch - February 29-April 17

Pat Forbes - April 25-June 12

Anne Recchia - June 20-August 7

Kathleen Bennett - August 15-October 2

Muriel Angelil - October 10-November 27

Michele O'Neil - December 5-December 31

Stay tuned for schedule updates.  Check shows out in support of the artists and the NAA's ongoing commitment to community collaboration &  visit The Grog

NAA Gift Shop

Information and updates

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NAA Capital Project Campaign

To learn more about the campaign for

the NAA's  future

Education Center

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Yoga in the NAA Galleries


Weekly Monday evening classes offered in our very own Galleries!  
Contact Carol Gamble at gamblec30@gmail.com for information on the class or to sign up... Namaste

Upcoming Sessions:
Session 1: Mondays January 25-Feb 29 6:00 pm.
Session 2: Mondays Mar 7- April 11  6:00pm

Session 3 : Mondays April 25-  June 6 (off for Memorial Day) 6:00 pm

Rates: Each session of 6 classes  will be $80.  Current class coupons can be applied to package for credit.  If all three sessions are purchased up front, fee is $ 180.00 or $10 per class.

Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund