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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.


New Year’s Resolution?  Make art more a part of your life?  Try one of the NAA Winter session classes or workshops!  Beginners more than welcome! Check out offerings to your right … we hope to see you in class.



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2015 Winter Members Juried Show, Part I

January 9-31, 2015

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Juror: Peter Alpers, Alpers Gallery, Andover, Ma
Media: Digital Art, Drawing, Oil, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Watercolor
Show Dates:  Jan 9-31, 2015



 2015 Winter Members Juried Show, Accepted Works List

 2015 Winter Members Juried Show, Awards with Juror Comments


2015 Winter Members Juried Show, Part II

Feb 6-28, 2015

Where is My Yellow Ball_ copyJuror: Peter Alpers, Alpers Gallery, Andover, Ma
Media: Acrylic, Fine Crafts, Mixed Media, Pastel, and Photography
Receiving: Sunday, Feb 1, 11a.m. – 5p.m.
Reception:  Sat, Feb 7, 7-9p.m.




18th Annual Regional Juried Show

Exhibition Dates:  May 1-June 6, 2015

Juror: Kaveh Mojtabai, Publisher, Artscope Magazine

Submission Deadline: Friday February 13, 5p.m.

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All entries by digital submission.
You may enter online thru the ENTER A SHOW link OR
Mail the completed Artwork Entry Form found at the bottom of the RJS CALL FOR ENTRY   and a cd of your submission(s).
All submission details, dates, and mailing instructions are found on the RJS CALL FOR ENTRY.

Show is open to NAA Members and Non-Members.


 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
Receiving: Sunday, March 1, 11a.m. – 5p.m.
Reception:  Sun, March 8, 2-4p.m.






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
Artist Statement due: Friday, Feb 6, 2015.  Statements should be emailed to stormsurge9@gmail.com
Statement should be no more than 150 words describing how the work is relevant to the theme.
For more details and requirements, consult the Call For Entry
Receiving: Sunday, March 1, 11a.m. – 5p.m.
Reception:  Sun, March 8, 2-4p.m.


and don’t forget you can continue the celebration of Newburyport’s 250th Anniversary

PopArtLauraCHThe show is gone but the very special book, Portraits of Newburyport, is still available to order in both soft and hard cover.  Call the galleries or stop by to order your copy!







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

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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


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A Night of Music and Art!

Introducing a collaboration between the NAA, The Musical Suite, and Zach Field Drum Studios...

January got you feelin' cold and blue?  Join us for a night of art and music.. it will warm you from the inside out!

Our first collaboration features Clara Berry

at the galleries of the Newburyport Art Association

65 Water Street, Newburyport, Ma


2015 Winter Education Offerings

Education Registration has been opened for:
Fundamentals of Drawing I with Susan Spellman
Fundamentals of Drawing II with Susan Spellman
Watercolor Painting with Beverly Mitchell
Oil Painting with Rosalie Sidoti
Portrait Painting Atelier with Susan Spellman

Acrylic Innovations, one day workshop, March 28
Art as An Extension of Yourself, workshop with Nella Lush, Feb 14 and Feb 28
Deep Dive into Facebook, 4 session series

Coming Soon:

An Evening with Donald Jurney

Register Now

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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

Signora Da Vinci by Robin Maxwell
hosted by Susan Spellman





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