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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 during the winter months when the Newburyport School District closes due to poor weather conditions.  Updates are provided here as needed.

For future weather related closings or delays please check here and/or on the NAA’s Facebook page.  Thank you.


NEW Blog Post:  The Brain and Art; What the Brain Can Tell Us About Art

Education Update:

Portrait Atelier with Susan Spellman has a NEW start date… March 2.  2 spaces still available.  Click here to see new details or registration online


 Young and Budding Artist Show

March 6-28, 2015

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Juror for Award Selection: Donna Seim

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

Reception:  Sun, March 8, 2-4p.m.

 2015 Young and Budding Award Winners




Storm Surge Art Exhibition

March 6-28, 2015

Storm Surge invites artists to submit works that use the creative power of art to inform, engage, and inspire local action on climate change. 

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


Special talk by Nathalie Miebach entitled “Storms, Gales, and Blizzards – Exploring the Poetry of New England Weather Data through Sculpture and Music,” Saturday, March 14, 3:00p.m., followed by a reception in the Hills Gallery at the NAA.




18th Annual Regional Juried Show

Exhibition Dates:  May 1-June 6, 2015

Juror: Kaveh Mojtabai, Publisher, Artscope Magazine

Thank you for your submissions!  We will post the Juror’s decisions by noon on Wednesday, April 1 – Good luck to all!

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Art Walk …. stay tuned for 2015 news!

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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

Membership…NAA membership is rolling

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For renewals: your user name is your member number
your password is your last name, case sensitive

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

An Evening With Donald Jurney


Thursday, March 19


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We are privileged to have noted landscape painter, experienced teacher, and speaker Donald Jurney in our galleries again for a very special evening... Join Mr. Jurney for an open talk, extended painting demonstration with time for questions and a very special raffle!  For more details, click here to visit our Classes and Workshops page


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2015 Winter Education Offerings

Openings remain for -

An Evening with Donald Jurney, March 19  - special raffle offer for artists!


Acrylic Innovations, one day workshop, March 28

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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*, 6:30-8:30pm
Contact the gallery for meeting locations, 978.465.8769
*unless otherwise noted

 Thursday, February 19 - cancelled due to weather & parking limitations


Signora Da Vinci by Robin Maxwell
hosted by Susan Spellman

Please note that the NAA Book Club will reconvene on Thursday, April 16, check here for updates - we encourage all who may have attended in March to instead consider "An Evening with Donald Jurney" scheduled for Thursday, March 19, details provided above.





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