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Newburyport Art Association

For the third year in a row we are pleased to announce that the Newburyport Art Association has been selected to receive the 2017 Best of the North Shore (BONS) Readers’ Choice Award in the Art Gallery category!  Thank you to our many supporters who throughout the year make this recognition possible.  And we offer the NAA’s congratulations to all other winners!






EDUCATION NEWS –  Registrations are open for Fall Education Offerings!  Click Education for details

Look for future news of a jewelry making workshop with Gail Zona and another in our series of Creating Your Art Business



Eight Cubed
August 4-19, 2017
Hartson Gallery






Band of Brushes, Reflections on people, on places, on things
August 15-27, 2017

Reception, Saturday, August 19, 7-9p.m.







Buddy Pritchett, Colorist Realism Series
August 15-20, 2017
Hills Gallery
Reception, Saturday, August 19, 6-8p.m.






Printmakers Interest Group Annual Summer Show, Making An Impression
August 29-September 10, 2017
Sargent Gallery

Reception, free & open to the public
Thursday, August 30, 6-8p.m.





To Tell A Story, A Retrospective:  Illustrations & More by Susan Spellman
August 22-September 3, 2017
Hills Gallery

Reception, free & open to the public







Show dates for NAA Members at the Marblehead Arts Association is August 12-September 24
(Show dates for MAA Members at the Newburyport Art Association are September 1 – October 7)


Opening Receptions:
at Marblehead Arts Association
8 Hooper Street, Marblehead, MA
Thursday, August 17, 6-8p.m.

at Newburyport Art Association
65 Water Street, Newburyport, MA
Saturday, September 16, 7-9p.m.


To View Online Gallery of Works, Click FLIP FLOP EXHIBITION


2017 Fall Members Open
September 15-October 7, 2017

Call For Entry







Drop in Wednesday Night Life Drawing Group

The Fall 2017 Education Session will be posted later this summer.



2017 ArtWalk Dates

August 19

November 4

Saturdays, 11:00a.m.-6:00p.m.



Check out our new Blog posts…
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Paint Brushes
Meet Our Members, Buddy Pritchett 


The next Jury Day for the Gift Shop is Tuesday, August 29th, 2017.  All works to be considered by the committee must be in the gallery by 5p.m., Sunday, August 27th.  

Art Supplies now available in the Gift Shop!  




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


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Exhibition Tags

Editable Tags for NAA Shows

Check Show Call For Entry
for specific receiving dates and times

For an Open Show, complete one tag,
plus one for your personal receipt

For a Juried Show, complete two tags,
plus one for your personal receipt


Newburyport VIP Card now available for sale at the Newburyport Art Association!  Newburyport App also available for your phone - makes it easy to enjoy Discounts/Deals at 180+ Best of Newburyport Places to eat, shop, stay & experience. Purchase your card here Newburyport VIP Card or in the NAA galleries.  For every $25 card sold through the NAA, the NAA will receive a $10 donation. Thank you for your support!   

Amazon Makes US Smile…

2018 Donald & Kim Jurney Traveling Fellowship Applications are now being accepted

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.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Fellowship Program!
Submission Deadline is December 15, 2017

For more information or to apply, please click

NAA Partnership with Farley’s continues!

2017 Exhibitions Calendar 

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

NAA partnership with The Grog continues!

2017 Upcoming Shows

July 15 - Sept 2            Sandra Morrissey

Sept 8 - Oct 29            Susan Cole Kelly

Nov 4 - Dec 23            Muriel Angelil

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

NAA Book Club

  The next meeting of the NAA Book Club is scheduled for Thursday, September 21, 6:30-8:30p.m. Contact the NAA galleries for meeting locations, 978.465.8769.  The NAA Book Club will not meet in June, July or August.  The book assignment is The Art of Rivalry by  Sebastian Smee.  Join us!