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Education Programming NEWS!
We are excited to announce the programming for the fall has just opened for registration!  Click on the Education tab above to view details and register for individual upcoming classes and workshops…
– En Plein Air Painting demo & workshop with Susan Spellman – COMING UP ON AUGUST 24
– Sculpting Animals in Oil-based Clay with Jeffrey Briggs

– Principles of Painting in Pastel or Oil with Robin Thornhill.. multiple topics offered, 6 class hole punch card format – SOLD OUT
-Painting Foundations in Oil with Julie Airoldi
– Classic Atelier Strategies for Any Artist with Sandra Galda
– Explore Watercolor Painting with Susan Spellman
– Oil Painting:  Color, Composition, & Individuality with Rosalie Sidoti – SOLD OUT
     wait list now open
– Fundamentals of Drawing, Level 1 & Level 2 with Susan Spellman
– Elementary Photoshop Elements, Post Processing Practices with “Stoney” Stone
– 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 8 Cubed Exhibition
August 9-31, 2019

Pick-up, Sunday, September 1, gallery hours






Gordon Przybyla
August 20-25, 2019
Reception, free & open to the public,
Saturday, August 24, 6-8p.m.

To read more about Gordon, visit our Blog, Meet Our Members page!






Newburyport Ten Plein Air Group
August 20-September 1, 2019

Artist Reception, free & open to the public
Friday, August 23, 6-8p.m.

paintings by:
Cynthia Cooper, Dale Partis Greene, Margery Jennings, Marjet Lesk, Susan Luca, Susan Spellman, Susan Jaworski-Stranc, & Janet Sutherland


Coming Up…
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


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

Artist Opening, free & open to the public
Sunday, September 15, 2-4p.m.




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!






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, Gordon Przybyla
NAA Master Artist Member
AND   The Art of Giving


The next deadline for Gift Shop submissions is Sunday, April 28, 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

Mark Your Calendars for September 5!

Join us for The Day Art Met Fashion
Thursday, September 5, 3-5pm
Contemporary, Dramatic, & Whimsical Clothing
featuring the art of
Thom Adorney, Andre Cantelmo, Nick Corvinus,
Patty deGrandpre, Ryan Kelley, Candace Mitchell,
Paul Osborne & Catherine Davis,
Mary Arthur Pollak, Jan Roy, Susan Spellman,
Gay Tracy, and Susana Weber

Tickets Now On Sale! click below

Open Studio Figure Study, Drop-in – Ongoing

Classes resume July 17.
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.kimins@me.com

2019 Chamber Music Festival presents A Day in the Life of Newburyport

Eight iconic sites around Newburyport were chosen to inspire musical scores, poetry, and works by NAA artists.  The works will be on view at the NAA August 6-18 in the Hills Gallery.  Join us to celebrate the exhibition opening at the NAA on Saturday, August 10, 6-8pm.  There will be an open rehearsal for the concert on Thursday, August 15 10-11:45am in the Hills gallery.  The concert rehearsal is followed by a panel discussion with composer Robert Bradshaw, beginning at 12noon.  All events at the NAA are free, and open to the public.  To close this collaboration, all components will be presented at St. Paul's Episcopal Church,

166 High Street, Newburyport, on August 18, beginning at 7pm.  For ticket information, click  Nbpt Chamber Music Festival

pictured, Music of the Wharf by Ron Emmerling & Inn Street by Bonita leFlore

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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