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Newburyport Art Association

WINTER WEATHER POLICY:  The Newburyport Art Association will be closed when the Newburyport School District calls for a snow day.  Reminder, regular gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00.a.m-5:00p.m. and Sunday 1:00-5:00p.m. – always free & open to the public.

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Please keep the NAA’s 2016 Holiday Show & Sale in mind as you plan your gift shopping & destinations for visiting family & friends.  Beyond planning for your live visit to the galleries, if you shop on Amazon, please visit https://smile.amazon.com/ and select the Newburyport Art Association as your charity of choice – a small fraction of each purchase will be sent along to the NAA. Thank you for your consideration and support.


The Donald & Kim Jurney Traveling Fellowship!


In an extraordinary act of generosity NAA Lifetime Member Donald Jurney and his wife Kim have established The Donald and Kim Jurney Traveling Fellowship. The Fellowship provides one grant ($5,000) per year to an emerging or mid-career artist, working in a traditional representational manner – open to NAA members and non-members.  Please click here for all the details, The Donald & Kim Jurney Traveling Fellowship.  The Newburyport Art Association is honored to have been asked to partner with the Jurney’s on this exciting opportunity.  Please contact Elena Bachrach, 978 465 8769 or ebachrach@newburyportart.org, with any questions.  To apply, click on The Donald & Kim Jurney Traveling Fellowship Application
Application Deadline, Thursday, December 15, 2016



Exhibition News

2016 Holiday Show & Sale and very Small Works Shows
November 25 – December 24, 2016
Ski EnchantementArtists Receptions to coincide with the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce Holiday Invitation Nights, Friday, December 2nd and 9th, 6p.m. – 9p.m.




First Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
in the Range Lights Community Sculpture Garden!
September 3, 2016 – September 9, 2017

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Upcoming Exhibitions

2017 Winter Members Juried Show, part 1
January 13-February 4, 2017
WalkingInTheWoods_Ribeiro_resizeJuror Nella Lush, National Association of Women Artists,
President, Massachusetts chapter
Digital Art, Drawing, Oil, Printmaking, Sculpture, & Watercolor

Receiving:  Sunday, Jan 8, 11-5p.m.
Call For Entry



2017 NAA Instructors Invitational Exhibition
January 13-February 4, 2017
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Reception, Saturday, January 14, 7-9p.m.





Education News
Upcoming Classes
Next Education Session begins Feb 1
Look for online registration and class descriptions in early December

Drop in Wednesday Night Life Drawing Group

For details or to register for our Education offerings, visit our Classes and Workshop page

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See you in 2017!





Check out our NEW Blog post …
The 9 Books Every Artist Should Have on Their Shelf


Art Supplies now available in the Gift Shop!  Just in… 

Watercolor and Drawing Supplies!

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

2016 Holiday Show & Sale: Some of Our Favorite Things Holiday Countdown

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Nesting ceramic dishes by Anika Savage

Show open until 3p.m. December 24

Please join us for Newburyport's Holiday Invitation Night
Friday, December 9,  6-9p.m.

2017 Winter Members Juried Show, Part One

Jan 13-Feb 4, 2017
Reception:  Saturday, January 14, 2017, 7-9p.m.


Media:  Digital Art, Drawing, Oil, Printmaking, Sculpture, & Watercolor
Juror:  Nella Lush, National Association of Women Artists,
President, Massachusetts chapter

Call For Entry 

Register Now

We invite you to make a donation in memory of Alfred Moskowitz. Thank you.

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Thank you for considering a gift in memory of Al Moskowitz whose nearly 30 years of contributions have helped to ensure the NAA's vibrant future.  The celebration for Al on Sunday, July 10, 2016,  in the Range Lights Community Sculpture Garden, was a lovely way to remember him and his significant contributions.  To view a video of the complete 40 min program, click here.  To make a gift in memory of Al Moskowitz use the donate button below.   

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

To download Exhibition Calendars;   Click 2016  or 2017  


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NAA Partnership with Farley’s Continues!

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2016 schedule of shows has concluded.
Stay tuned for a 2017 calendar.

Thank you for your support of the artists and the NAA's ongoing commitment to community collaboration &  visit  FARLEY'S

and our NEW partnership with The Grog of Newburyport

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Muriel Angelil - October 10-November 27

Michele O'Neil - December 5-December 31

Stay tuned for schedule updates.  Check shows out in support of the artists and the NAA's ongoing commitment to community collaboration &  visit The Grog

NAA Book Club

federico-faruffini-the-reader The NAA Book Club next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 8, 6:30-8:30p.m. The facilitator will be NAA Artist Member Christine Molitor Johnson and the book assignment is  The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith.  Join us!

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