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All that makes RI beautiful, unique, quirky, fun-sized and home-- Wickford Art Association is thrilled to announce the return of our most popular exhibit: ART OF THE OCEAN STATE. 2020’s exhibit introduces Jurist William Heydt of Newport to curate a collection of works in all media that represent Rhode Island and all the Ocean State offers.

More information about our jurist at:; this show is OPEN - ALL MEDIA - JURIED for entry and prizes.

In-Gallery Exhibit: June 26 - July 19, 2020

Virtual Gallery: starting June 30, 2020

Admission to the gallery, located at 36 Beach Street, North Kingstown, RI is free and open to the public Wednesdays through Sundays all summer (noon-3pm).

CALL for ART - Registrations will be BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Tuesday- June 23rd, 11 AM to 6PM (open late)

Wednesday- June 24th, 11 AM to 3 PM

Thursday- June 25th, 11 AM to 3 PM

Artists (members and non-members) may e-mail: or

call: 401-294-6840 to schedule registration appointments

The Wickford Art Association is a non-profit organization with over 450 members from Rhode Island and New England. The association hosts art shows and classes in its North Kingstown gallery and has produced the Wickford Art Festival every July since 1962. Wickford Art Association is dedicated to educating, encouraging and inspiring artists and art lovers throughout the community.

Wickford Art Association hours are Wednesday through Sunday 12:00pm-3:00pm. For more information, (401) 294-6840 or visit

Event Dates
Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from Friday, June 26, 2020 through Sunday, July 19, 2020
Event time
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cost / donation
free gallery visits, donations accepted; registration fees for artists
Catherine Gagnon,

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