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Special NAA News

2017 DJurney Demo Day imageThe NAA is very pleased to announce a very special opportunity…
An Afternoon with Donald Jurney!
This one day demo will take place Sunday, May 21, 4:30-6:30p.m.  Members $20 and Non-members $25.
To Register, click An Afternoon with Donald Jurney



Poppy Explosion_LeskThe 2017 Newburyport Art Association Annual Meeting took place Monday, April 24.  To download a copy of the  Executive Directors report, click 2016 Annual Report. 
As an addendum to the ED’s Annual Report we also include the slide show summarizing the work to date of the NAA2020 working committee charged with crafting the NAA’s upcoming strategic plan.  Click here for an NAA2020 Summary Powerpoint Presentation. 




logoNewburyport 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! 


Clipper Rail Trail Phase II Mural Project

Clipper City Rail Trail Phase II map - mural corridorThe Newburyport Art Association in collaboration with The City of Newburyport has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for mural art work for a section of the Clipper City Rail Trail. Selected works will be reproduced on weather-resistant material and installed as public art further enhancing the Rail Trail.  Please click here for all the details Clipper City Rail Trail Mural Project – RFP.  Feel free to contact Elena Bachrach for questions, ebachrach@newburyportart.org. 



 BONS-2017-Landing-Page-Header[1](1)Northshore Magazine has announced that the voting has begun for the 2017 Best of the Northshore Awards – the Newburyport Art Association has been nominated again this year in the Play/Art Gallery category.  We hope we can count on your support and vote!  Please click here to cast your vote,  BONS 2017 Cast Your Vote for the NAA!




Exhibition News

20th RJS image2017 20th Annual Regional Juried Show
May 5-June 3, 2017

2017 20th Annual Regional Juried Show, Accepted Works





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Spring Members Open
April 7-29, 2017
Reception:  Saturday, April 8, 7-9p.m.
Pick-up: Sunday, April 30, 11a.m.-5p.m.






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The Art of Books
April 25-30, 2017
A special exhibition celebrating books as the basic medium for works of art

Open to NAA Members and Non-members
Receiving:  Sunday, April  23, 1-5p.m.
Pick-up:  Sunday, April 30, 1-5p.m.





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Big Works Show
2nd NAA Pop Up Show
at 14 Cedar Street, 
Amesbury, Ma
April 4-29, 2017




20th RJS image_resize2017 20th Annual Regional Juried Show
May 5-June 3, 2017

Receiving for Accepted Works: Sunday, April 30, 11a.m.-5p.m.
Reception: Sunday, May 7, 2-4p.m.
Pick Up Works: Sunday, June 4, 1-5p.m.



Second Annual Range Lights Community Sculpture Garden Exhibition
September 22, 2017-September 2, 2018

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The NAA is pleased to announce the Call for Entry for the second annual Range Lights Community Sculpture Garden Exhibition.
Please click for all the CFE details, NAA CSG 2017 Call for Entry.
NAA artist members and non-members are welcome to submit work for the exhibition.

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First Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
in the Range Lights Community Sculpture Garden
September 3, 2016-September 7, 2017


Education News

Iphone Camera:  The Basics and Beyond with “Stoney”, (aka David Stone)
 4 week class, begins May 4.  Thursdays, 6:30-8:30p.m.
Under the Open Sky with Sue Charles. 6 week class begins May 10.  Wednesdays, 9:30a.m.-12:30p.m.
Plein Air One Day Workshop with Robin Thornhill.  June 3, 9a.m.-4p.m.

An Afternoon with Donald Jurney, Sunday, May 21, 4-6:30p.m.

For Details or to Register,  visit our Classes and Workshop page

Drop in Wednesday Night Life Drawing Group



2017 Artwalk brochure cover - web2017 ArtWalk Newburyport dates announced!

April 22 – June 17 – August 19 – November 4

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



Check out our  Blog post …  The Art of Maps


Gift Shop News:
The next Jury Day for the Gift Shop is Tuesday, August 27th.  All works to be considered by the committee must be in the gallery by 5p.m., Sunday, August 25th.  

Art Supplies now available in the Gift Shop!  


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

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

    To download show Calendar, click   2017 Exhibition Calendar  


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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 - thank you!

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

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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

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NAA Partnership with Farley’s continues!

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2017 Exhibitions Calendar 

March 8-March 29 Wenda Shelter

March 29-April 19 Susan Spellman

May 10- May 31 Rick Cuzner & family

May 31-June 14 Ron Emmerling

June 14-June 28 John Ellis

June 28-July  12 Special Group Show - to be announced

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!

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2017 Upcoming Shows

March 25 - May 14    Doug Heath

May 20 - July 9            Ann Jones

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

federico-faruffini-the-reader The next meeting of the NAA Book Club is scheduled for Thursday, May 18, 6:30-8:30p.m. Contact the NAA galleries for meeting locations, 978.465.8769.  Note: the April meeting has been cancelled. The facilitator will be NAA Artist Member Michele Champion and the book assignment is Georgia by Dawn Tripp.  Join us!

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