Calendar of events

April 23 — 29, 2017

Found 53 events

Tuesday, April 25

Painting the Portrait

9:00 AM
PAINTING THE PORTRAIT IN 4 COLORS WITH KATHY WEBER Using a limited palette of only 4 colors can simplify portrait painting. This is the palette made famous by Swedish master painter Andres Zorn, a contemporary of John Singer Sargent. First we …

Drawing 102 with Suzanne Lewis

9:30 AM
DRAWING 102 WITH SUZANNE LEWIS In this class we will concentrate on drawing landscapes, buildings and boats at various locations in Portsmouth and Bristol . We will start with pencil and charcoal and also try other media, such as pen and …

Evening Course in Watercolor

6:00 PM
EveningClass INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR Experiment with still life, portraits, and/or abstract painting in your personal style. This course will revisit composition, sketching, color and review watercolor techniques to work in the subject of your …

Open Figure Studio with Wayne Quackenbush

6:00 PM
• OPEN FIGURE STUDIO WITH WAYNE QUACKENBUSH • Join this 6 week open figure studio. Open to all media and skill levels. No instruction-simply an opportunity to paint or draw from live models in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. The models …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Toni Petersen & Pamela Romano

A new exhibit of paintings by Pamela Romano and Toni Petersen, Bristol artists, takes place from March 22 - April 27 at RE/MAX River's Edge, 47 Bradford St., Bristol, during business hours. The opening reception will be held on Friday, April 7th, …

Wednesday, April 26

Painting the Portrait

9:00 AM
PAINTING THE PORTRAIT IN 4 COLORS WITH KATHY WEBER Using a limited palette of only 4 colors can simplify portrait painting. This is the palette made famous by Swedish master painter Andres Zorn, a contemporary of John Singer Sargent. First we …

A Walk with the Director

6:00 PM
Explore Blithewold's incredible gardens and arboretum through the eyes of Executive Director Karen Binder. Karen will share Mansion updates and highlight seasonal specimens, including Bithewold's …

Evening Course in Watercolor

6:00 PM
EveningClass INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR Experiment with still life, portraits, and/or abstract painting in your personal style. This course will revisit composition, sketching, color and review watercolor techniques to work in the subject of your …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Toni Petersen & Pamela Romano

A new exhibit of paintings by Pamela Romano and Toni Petersen, Bristol artists, takes place from March 22 - April 27 at RE/MAX River's Edge, 47 Bradford St., Bristol, during business hours. The opening reception will be held on Friday, April 7th, …

Thursday, April 27

YMCA Heroes Luncheon

11:30 AM
Save the date for April 27th, 2017! The YMCA of Greater Providence invites you to an inspiring luncheon to honor YMCA Heroes, Elizabeth Beisel, Gary Balletto, and the Champlin Foundation. Guests will also have an opportunity to participate …

YMCA of Greater Providence 'Y Heroes' Luncheon

11:30 AM
Save the date for April 27th, 2017! The YMCA of Greater Providence invites you to an inspiring luncheon to honor YMCA Heroes, Elizabeth Beisel, Gary Balletto, and the Champlin Foundation. Guests will also have an opportunity to participate …

" A Beautiful View" Art Auction Event to Support Newport County's Land & Sea

5:00 PM
An Art Auction hosted by Newport County Board of REALTORS Business Partners. All proceeds will support the missions of the Aquidneck Land Trust's Merritt Neighborhood Fund and Clean Ocean Access. Features Silent Auction items donated by …

Evening Course in Watercolor

6:00 PM
EveningClass INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR Experiment with still life, portraits, and/or abstract painting in your personal style. This course will revisit composition, sketching, color and review watercolor techniques to work in the subject of your …

Celebrate National Poetry Month with The Singing Bard: Poetry in Song

Seekonk resident and poet Joseph Scott will present original and well known poems including The Highwayman and The Irish Funeral. This program is free and open to the public, no registration required. This program is sponsored by the Seekonk …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Toni Petersen & Pamela Romano

A new exhibit of paintings by Pamela Romano and Toni Petersen, Bristol artists, takes place from March 22 - April 27 at RE/MAX River's Edge, 47 Bradford St., Bristol, during business hours. The opening reception will be held on Friday, April 7th, …

Friday, April 28

Plein Air Watercoloring

11:00 AM
CC: wq@theannex.necoxmail.com PLEIN AIR WATERCOLOR WITH ELIZABETH O’CONNELL Let’s enjoy summer and painting together outdoors! This class will introduce artists to the methods and materials for working with watercolor. We’ll paint …

'Daffodils at Dusk' at Blithewold

6:00 PM
Come to Blithewold after hours for an evening filled with live jazz,  a complimentary cocktail or lemonade, and the opportunity to explore Blithewold's enchanting spring gardens at dusk. An …

Evening Course in Watercolor

6:00 PM
EveningClass INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR Experiment with still life, portraits, and/or abstract painting in your personal style. This course will revisit composition, sketching, color and review watercolor techniques to work in the subject of your …

Discover the Difference

6:30 PM
Join parent co-chairs Russell Carey and Rebekah Ham along with community co-chair William F. Hatfield, Market President, Bank of America at The Wolf School’s 15th annual Discover the Difference fundraising event from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. on April …

Saturday, April 29

Keep Bristol Clean

9:00 AM
Keep Bristol Clean will be hosting its 29th town-wide clean-up event on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, commencing at the Town of Bristol Public Works Department located at 111 Mt. Hope Avenue, Bristol, RI. The day starts …

Birding for Beginners at Audubon

9:30 AM
Bird watching is one of the fastest growing outdoor recreational activities. Join the fun! Audubon offers a six-week class providing a basic understanding of bird biology as well as visual and by-ear …

Aquidneck Growers Market

10:00 AM
With a changing selection of artisan vendors, the markets also hosts live local music. Shoppers can pick up their weekly fresh and local food supplies while checking out Newport Vineyards and Winery …

Opening Day & Free Admission at the Herreshoff Museum

10:00 AM
We'll be kicking off the 2017 season with a grand event for the whole family! Visit the Museum on April 29th for FREE ADMISSION along with a ton of activities for both kids and adults. The grill will be fired up and Del's will be here to serve up …

Evening Course in Watercolor

6:00 PM
EveningClass INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR Experiment with still life, portraits, and/or abstract painting in your personal style. This course will revisit composition, sketching, color and review watercolor techniques to work in the subject of your …

Star Kids Program - Imagine That gala

7:00 PM
The Imagine That gala to benefit the Star Kids Scholarship Program will be held once again in the spectacular setting of Ochre Court in Newport. Guests will enjoy sumptuous food stations, a full open bar, music by and dancing to the dynamic band …

April 23 — 29, 2017

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