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  • ArtLink

    The NAA, in collaboration with The Hemphill Family Foundation and the Massachusetts College of Art & Design, offers a very special opportunity – an annual residential scholarship for the Summer Studio program at MassArt.  Rising high school juniors and seniors attending the Amesbury, Ipswich, Newburyport, Pentucket, or Triton High Schools are eligible to apply.  Look for applications and more details early each calendar year in your school’s guidance office.


    Scholarship Opportunities for High School Students:

    In addition, each year the NAA awards the Ruthanne Arbeit Memorial Scholarship to a Newburyport High School student; the Sam Sargent Scholarship, the Laura Coombs Hills Scholarship, the Hemphill Family Foundation Scholarship, the Susan Keller Scholarship, and the Ron Emmerling Scholarship.  Local graduating seniors planning to pursue art, art education, and/or arts management are eligible to apply.  Application guidelines are available in the guidance offices.  Students from the Amesbury, Ipswich, Newburyport, Pentucket, and Triton districts are welcome to apply.

    Please click 2020 Artlink Scholarship Application Form, for requirements, and qualifying schools.
    The application deadline has been extended to April 13, 2020.  Any questions, contact Jessica Pappathan, Executive Director, at [email protected]


    MassArt Summer Studio
    Thanks to the generous support of the Hemphill Family Foundation and Massachusetts College of Art and Design, we offer a scholarship to a rising junior or senior to attend MassArt Summer Studio program.  This is an intensive four-week program for the young artist who is serious about his or her work.  For more details click here and here for the application form.
    The scholarship is open to students from Newburyport HS, Triton Regional H.S., Haverhill H.S., Pentucket Regional H.S., and Timberlane H.S.

    The application deadline extended Friday, March 20.


    The NAA sponsors a Young & Budding Artists Show each year (March), The 2020 show is now in the galleries!  We hope you will have the opportunity to stop by and take in the works from some amazingly talented artists.  The show is open to students grade 1 through 12; one piece per student.  A generous awards program has been made possible by individual and institutional donors.



    NAA artist members support the ArtLink program by offering in school or after school workshops for students of all ages in collaboration with school art faculty.



    Open Studio Figure Study, Drop-in – Ongoing

    Cancelled thru April 6
    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 [email protected]