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Newburyport Art Association




New opportunity for 3D Artists.  

NAA FacadeLimits-2NAA announces a sculptural facade competition!  Click here to read the   Call For Proposal   details and important dates.  Submission deadline is November 6, 2015.

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NEW Blog post… The Brilliant Color of Pastel


Currently Showing in the Galleries…

 Abstract & Experimental Group, Transcending Reality
August 25-September 5, 2015

in the Sam Sargent and Mildred Hartson Galleries



Tom Bailey & Judy Miller Bailey, He Said…She Said
Sept 1-13, 2015

in the Laura Coombs Hills gallery

HeSaidSheSaidFBReception, free and open to the public
Thursday, Sept 3, 6:30-8:30pm








Fundamentals of Drawing I & II with Susan Spellman
Fridays, 6 week session begins October 16th
Fundamentals of Drawing I  FULL
Fundamentals of Drawing II FULL

Basics of Photography with Jay McCarthy
Wednesday Mornings, 9-10:30a.m.
4 week session begins October 7
Basics of Photography

Simplify the Chaos in Oil Painting with Rosalie Sidoti
Monday Evenings, 7-9:00p.m.
Thursday Mornings, 9:30-11:30a.m.
4 week sessions begin Sept 7 and Sept 10
Simplify the Chaos in Oil Painting

Plein Air Painting with Sue Charles
Wednesdays, 9:30-12:30p.m.
6 week session begins Sept 16
Plein Air Painting


Mixing the Mediums with Steve Martin & Paula Estey
Saturday, Sept 19 & 26, 9-12p.m.
Mixing the Mediums

Pastel Meditative Spaces with Andrew Anderson-Bell
October 24-25, 10-4p.m.
Pastel Meditative Spaces



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

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

2015 Fall Members Open Show

"The Great Marsh" by KT Morse 

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

Registration Now Open



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Announcing a new 2015 NAA partnership!!

with Farley's of Newburyport! Kicking off this week with first NAA artist member Skip Motes - two-week shows open on Wednesdays and Meet&Greet (M&G) with the artist held the prior Monday evening, 6-7:30p.m. at Farley's - next up:

Hamilton (Rick) Hayes M&G 8/24, Show 8/26-9/9

Debbie Shirley M&G 9/8, Show 9/9-9/23

Jessica Hachmeister M&G 9/21, Show 9/23-10/7

Wolfgang Ertl M&G 10/5, Show 10/7-10/21

Lisa Bohnwagner M&G 10/19, 10/21-11/4

Ann Gillepsie M&G 11/2, Show 11/4-11/18

Jan Roy M&G 11/16, Show 11/18-12/2

Jay McCarthy M&G 11/30, Show 12/2-12/16

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

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Gift Shop Jury Day

Next Jury Day is Tuesday, September 29th.  
There is no jury day in August.
For participation forms, visit our Gift Shop page

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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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