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Newburyport Art Association

MEMBERSHIP NEWS: There has been some confusion about the criteria for the Member Benefit Solo Show.  Please see the recent email for more details.. the deadline has been extended to January 15, 2020, 5pm.

To apply, click  Solo Show Application


We hope you will stop by on Saturday, December 14 for hot cider, donuts, and shopping!
The Newburyport Art Association
is a stop on the
2019 Holiday House Tour!
10% discount on membership when you show your HHT brochure… special offer good on Saturday, December 14 only.  A holiday gift from the NAA!

All three galleries are chock full of unique and artful gifts for everyone on your gift-giving list.  Be sure to stop by and say hello!



2019 Holiday Gift Show and Sale
November 29-December 24, 2019

Vintage Ornament
by Tracey Meola
& Golden Christmas by Kelly Page

Holiday Pop-Ups this weekend, December 14-15
features Sara Demrow Dent, acrylic small works
& Catie McCool, fine jewelry


Avoid the crowds!  Shop for unique, creative, and thoughtful gifts.

Gallery Hours 11-5 Friday & Saturday, 1-5 Sunday!
#shopsmall  #shoplocal  #supportthearts  #artfortheholidays


Coming Up…
2020 Winter Juried Show, Part One
Sponsored by Dore + Whittier
January 10-February 1, 2020
Juror:  Jim Craig, Executive Director,
Rockport Art Association & Museum

Media: Drawing, Fine Crafts, Oil, Printmaking, Sculpture, & Watercolor

Call For Entry
You may enter the show online at any point until you bring the work into receiving, Sunday January 5, 11-5.  If you want your tags pre-printed, you must enter online by noon, January 2, 2020.

Snowy Afternoon, fabric collage by Cheryl Miller


2020 Education Program Exhibition:
2019 Works by NAA Instructors & their Students 

January 10-February 1, 2020
this is an invitation show for students enrolled in classes during 2019 at the NAA.  For questions on whether you qualify, contact your instructor.  For show details, click 2020 Education Program Exhibition CFE



4th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
in the Range Lights Community Sculpture Garden
September 13, 2019 – September 1, 2020

Click here to view the 2019 Range Lights Community Sculpture Garden Online Gallery

Click here to view the 2018 Range Lights Community Sculpture Garden Online Gallery

Click here to view the 2017 Range Lights Community Sculpture Garden Online Gallery 



Works in the Gallery Gift Shop are by our members and selected thru a jury process.  Opportunities for members to submit to the gift shop are the last Sunday of January, April, and August.  The next deadline for Gift Shop submissions is Sunday, January 26, 2020.  All works to be considered by the committee must be in the gallery by 5pm.

Members can download a gift shop submission form by clicking GALLERY SHOP

Art Supplies now available in the Gift Shop!  



Newburyport Art Association, 65 Water Street, Newburyport, Ma  01950
Gallery Hours:  Tuesday – Saturday, 11-5; Sunday, 1-5
Closed Monday.


The Newburyport Art Association is a 501(c )(3) non-profit organization.

Support the Arts… Become a Donor

The NAA's 2019 Annual Appeal is here! Look for it in your mailboxes, or donate now by clicking the Donate Now button below.  We hope you will become part of our story and help support our mission. To review the special benefits for your donation,
click 2019 Annual Appeal Benefits

The Newburyport Art Association is a 501(c )(3) non-profit organization.

Apply for the 2019 Donald Jurney Traveling Fellowship! Deadline December 15

The Donald Jurney Traveling Fellowship 

The $5,000 Fellowship provides one grant per year to an emerging or mid-career artist, working in a traditional representational manner, for painting or study in Europe during the year following application. Applicant must be a US resident. The award to the winning Fellow is $5000.  For details click TELL ME MORE or to apply, click JURNEY APPLICATION

Open Studio Figure Study, Drop-in – Ongoing

Fees for the drop-in sessions are: $15 members (membership must be current), $18 non-members, $10 students* or seniors, *students under the age of 18 must complete a Permission Form as well as an Emergency Contact Form. For questions, contact Peter Kimmins at peter.kimmins@me.com

NAA partnership with The Grog continues!

Currently showing

Buddy Pritchett:  currently showing thru December 11, 2019.

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

Member Tools & Resources

For our Artist Members: 
 is a resource page of  information about
Exhibitions, Framing Requirements,
How do I enter online?
Gift Shop jury days & Submission Forms,  
and more!

For all NAA Members & our Supporters

a listing of local Art Associations, Galleries, Museums, Art Supply stores, & more

Some tips to help with your online submissions:
Photographing Your Artwork by John Raleigh

Photographing Your Artwork with your iPhone

Instructions for Entering a Show


NEW Member Benefit: all current NAA members have the opportunity to apply for a FREE 2-week solo show to be held in the Hills Gallery.  Applications for 2020 show will be available Monday, November 4.  Deadline to apply, Monday, December 2, 2019.  Winner chosen by committee.

Want to keep up with all the NAA News? Sign up for our weekly E-blast here…


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!   

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