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Newburyport Art Association

Announcing a new Artist membership level… Master Artist!  This exciting new level is by application only.  For more information, click Master Artist

Image credit, Hillside by the Marsh a pastel by our longtime member and historian, Skip Motes.  We hope you will join Skip in applying.  Application deadline May 1.



In the Galleries….

2019 Young and Budding Artists
March 8-30, 2019

Artist Reception, Sunday, March 10, 2-4p.m.

Juror:  Lee Gordon, NAA Artist Member & Program Supervisor, Newburyport Youth Services

Awards with Juror Comments



2019 Art Adventure Grant Finalists Exhibition
March 8-24, 2019

Award Presentation & Artist Reception
Thursday, March 14, 6:30-8:30





Coming Up…

2019 Spring Members Open
April 5-27, 2019

Receiving, Sunday, March 31, 11-5p.m.

NOTE: One work per artist for Open shows.  Download the Call for Entry below for all details 

Call For Entry
Enter the Show



2019 22nd Annual Regional Juried Show
May 3-June 1, 2019
Juror:  Christine McCarthy
Executive Director, Provincetown Art Association and Museum
open to NAA members and Non-members

The submission period has now closed.  Accepted works will be posted on Monday, April 8.  Good luck to all the artists who entered!


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





3rd Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
in the Range Lights Community Sculpture Garden
September 21, 2018 – September 1, 2019






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


Check out our new Blog posts…
Meet Our Members, Sara Demrow Dent,   NAA Artist Member & Interim External Relations Director
AND   The Artist Studio


The next deadline for Gift Shop submissions is Sunday, January 27, 2019.  All works to be considered by the committee must be in the gallery by 5p.m..  

Art Supplies now available in the Gift Shop!  



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

NAA Scholarship Opportunities

  We are pleased to announce the NAA will once again be offering 2019 scholarship opportunities for area students.  2019 Graduating seniors are eligible for scholarships ranging from $400-$2,500. Area rising juniors and seniors are eligible for MASS Art Summer Studio full scholarship to cover room and board. For more details click NAA Scholarship Opportunities

2018 Annual Appeal

The NAA's 2018 Annual Appeal is now underway!  We hope you will become part of our story and become a member of The Patron Circle.  Click on the image above to make your gift.  Thank you for your generosity!


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


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, April 16-28, 2019.  Congratulations to Cara Gonier, the winner of the first member benefit solo show!


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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