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Newburyport Art Association


Wednesday Night Life Drawing Exhibition
June 27-July 1, 2017
Sargent Gallery
Reception, free & open to the public
Saturday, July 1, 7-9p.m.





Michael Dorsey, Rambling Around
June 27- July 2, 2017

Hills Gallery
Reception, free & open to the public
Friday, June 30, 5-7p.m.




Lessons Learned:  NAA Watercolor & Drawing Class Exhibition
June 27-July 2, 2017
Hartson Gallery

Reception, free & open to the public 
Friday, June 30, 6-8p.m.







Abstract Group of New England, Untitled
July 5-July 16, 2017
Sargent & Hartson Galleries
Reception, free & open to the public
Saturday, July 8, 7-9p.m.





Ann Gillespie, The Secret Life of Trees
July 5-July 16, 2017
Hills Gallery
Reception, free & open to the public
Saturday, July 8, 7-9p.m.







Exhibition News

Announcing a new opportunity for NAA artists! Flip Flop!
MAA Exhibition dates August 12-September 24 for NAA Members

All NAA artists are invited to submit one work to a group show to be held at the Marblehead Arts Association, click here for full Call for Entry details, CFE 2017 Flip Flop for NAA Members.  The NAA will be reciprocating by offering the same opportunity to Marblehead Arts Association members.   Opening Reception Thursday, August 17, 6:00-8:00p.m.
 NAA Artists who wish to participate must email Annemarie at asmith@newburyportart.org to get on the list of participating artists.  Once we reach 45 Artists, we will close the submission process.  *NOTE:  Exhibition is limited to 45 works… only 6 spots left!




Clean Sweep Returns!

NAA will again have the Artists’ Clean Sweep as our part of the the 2017  Yankee Homecoming festivities.
Participating NAA Artists, click Submission Guidelines for details.
To Download tags, click 2017 Clean Sweep Work Tag





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…
Driven to Abstraction
Meet Our Members, F. Michael Dorsey


Gift Shop News:
The next Jury Day for the Gift Shop is Tuesday, August 27th, 2017.  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!  




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


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


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 

June 14-June 28 -  John Ellis

June 28-July  12 -  Special Group Show - Americana Nostalgia

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

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

  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!