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Education Programming NEWS!
Classes are filling and several are now sold out.  See list below for those that still have space.  Click on the Education tab above to view details and register for individual upcoming classes and workshops or join a waitlist for those that have one available.  See you in class!

– Sculpting Animals in Oil-based Clay with Jeffrey Briggs
-Painting Foundations in Oil with Julie Airoldi
– Classic Atelier Strategies for Any Artist with Sandra Galda
– Fundamentals of Drawing, Level 1 & Level 2 with Susan Spellman.  click DRAWING 1 for class details
– Finding Your Subject with photojournalist Jim Vaiknoras
– Intro to Encaustic Painting, weekend workshop with Amy Vander Els
– Abstract Alchemy workshop with Rosalie Cuticchia
JUST ADDED… An Afternoon with Donald Jurney


2019 Fall Members Open Show
September 20-October 12, 2019

Reception free & open to the public
Saturday, Sept 21, 7-9p.m.

Call For Entry

Enter Show


Master Artist Level Group Show, Pt. 2
Sep 17-29, 2019

Hills Gallery
Reception: Saturday, Sep 21, 7-9p.m.





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





2019 Artwalk Dates

Next Artwalk date, November 2.. we are Gallery 10 on your map!
Galleries open until 6p.m. on Artwalk day.

NAA will be hosting a demo with e.Tobin Eckian, 2-4pm.  Plan to join us!






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 

Check out our new Blog posts…
Meet Our Members, Gordon Przybyla
NAA Master Artist Member
AND   The Art of Giving


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.

Applications for the 2019 Donald Jurney Traveling Fellowship are now being accepted!

"I have always depended on the kindness of strangers."
Blanche Dubois, A Street Car Named Desire

The Donald Jurney Traveling Fellowship 

The 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. The painter need not be a landscape painter. The funds in the award are intended to defray costs of travel both to and within Europe, and to help to defray costs of lodging, meals, and art materials, etc. 

Application may be made at any time but must be received by December 15th of the year preceding the year of travel. For travel in 2020, applications are due by December 15, 2019. The winner will be notified on February 1, 2020. Travel must be completed between April and October 2020.  

2019 Range Lights Community Sculpture Garden, Best in Show

Congratulations Josie Campbell Dellenbaugh!
Her sculpture Peaceable Francis

was awarded the Alfred Moskowitz Best in Show!
Come down and view this and all the new sculptures installed in the garden

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

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.  Congratulations to Cara Gonier, the winner of the first member benefit solo show!  


Support the Arts… Become a Donor

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!


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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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