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"Bristol Harbor" by Toni Peterson

Art in the Close rained out, rescheduled

Art in the Close rained out, rescheduled

Over 20 artists will display their fine art and fine crafts for sale on the fence around St. Michael’s Church and in the courtyard (the Close). This annual art event benefits the Royal School of Church Music, a free intensive summer music camp program that trains children in the traditional Anglican style of church music.

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‘Reflections’ at Hope Gallery

Reflections can have many meanings….a thought process, a glance in a mirror to see one’s face or object, etc….Many artists have entered this juried exhibit to display artwork they think resonates this month’s theme, “Reflections,” at the Hope Gallery, exhibiting unique original eclectic and affordable fine art and fine craft. WHERE: Hope Gallery, 435/437 Hope St., Bristol WHEN:

One of several photographs captured by Ron Caplain on his recent trip to Africa which may be seen at DeBlois Gallery during June.

DeBlois Gallery Opening Reception

The DeBlois Gallery’s Annual Members’ Show has become a highlight of the Newport art scene. DeBlois has enjoyed 29 years as an artist-run, non-profit, co-operative gallery that has earned a reputation as a contemporary gallery that encourages innovation. Such innovation is certain to  be on display at the Annual Members’ Show, which will feature an

Norm Petersen's "Memories" Acrylic on Canvas

Art Night Party

Featuring “The Best & The Brightest” college and seasoned artists’ exhibit. Celebrate the artists who have created this vibrant and eclectic showcase of work in all styles. Light refreshments and live music by guitarist Julio Amara and vocalist Erin Micheletti. WHERE: Alta Luna Gallery, 297 Hope St., Bristol (upstairs from Green River Silver Company) WHEN:

"Lily Pond III" by Martha Wakefield

‘People Places & Things’ at Hope Gallery

Featuring Hope Gallery’s twenty-six represented artists and four guest artists exhibiting eclectic fine art and fine craft to the theme “People, Places & Things” through May 31. WHERE: Hope Gallery, 435/437 Hope Street, Bristol WHEN: May 7 to May 31, Thursday through Sunday 12:30-5:30 p.m. or by appointment MORE INFO: www.hopegalleryfineartfinecraft.com; 401/396-9117

Edward, by David Witbeck

Changing Light in Tiverton

Changing Light, a new exhibit featuring new works by many of New England’s leading artists, opened May 1st at the Donovan Gallery and will continue through June 11. Included in the new show are new works by Jessica Pisano, Arthur Moniz, Bill Massey, Peter Campbell, Alex Dunwoodie, Carol FitzSimonds, David Witbeck, Cindy Wilson, Richard Harrington,

“Bad Year on the Farm,” photography by Lenny Rumpler.

Opening Reception at IMAGO in Warren

Imago Foundation for the Arts will hold a reception celebrating the opening of a group exhibit featuring the art work of member Lenny Rumpler and guest artists John Boland and David Gonville. Mr. Rumpler is an accomplished photographer and Barrington resident who made the switch to digital after more than 40 years of traditional photography.

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Art Show Opening in Portsmouth

The Portsmouth Arts Guild Center for the Arts is holding an opening reception for their Members’ Non-Juried Show. This all-media show will run through May 19, from 1-5 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. WHERE: Portsmouth Arts Guild, 2679 E. Main Rd. WHEN: 6-8 p.m., April 12 COST: Free MORE INFO: info@portsmoutharts.org; 401/293-5ART

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‘It’s a Beautiful World’ Opening Reception

Featuring local artists in a juried group exhibit, selling many mediums of fine art and fine craft. Represented artists exhibiting as well. Light refreshments and live music by Micah Kievitt. WHERE: Hope Gallery Fine Art & Fine Craft, 435/437 Hope St., Bristol WHEN: April 6, 5-9 p.m. COST: Free MORE INFO: 401/396-9117; www.hopegalleryfineartfinecraft.com

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“Town & Country” Show at Portsmouth Arts Guild

As Portsmouth celebrates its 375th anniversary this month, the Portsmouth Arts Guild’s current show, aptly titled “Town and Country,” is exhibiting 50 pieces of artwork offering an assortment of interpretations on the theme.  From the small sculpture of a woman in country dress, titled “The Bird Lady Goes to Town”, by Portsmouth artist Sandy Dwares,

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