Our 2023 CSA Art Shares (Community Supported Art!) are now on sale!
It’s back! We’re pleased to announce the launch of this year’s CSA ArtShare! Library Arts Center CSA (Community Supported Art!) A new series for 2023 – ArtShares are on sale now.
In the spirit of a traditional CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), the Library Arts Center is once again swapping out agriculture for artwork for an innovative CSA (Community Supported Arts) program! At its core, the program supports local artists, and “Art Share” recipients enjoy having a 4×4 piece of original art mailed to them once a month for five months. Find out more about the program, this year’s featured artists, and purchase a share at the link below.
Ladies Night at Gallery of Gifts
Thursday, December 1st – Drop-in 5-7pm
Come to shop locally handmade pieces by 100+ artisans, and enjoy wine and chocolate! Prizes for the best holiday “bling”. Free.
Men's Night at Gallery of Gifts
Tuesday, Dec. 6th – Drop-in 5-7pm
Enjoy beer and pretzels while you shop and get that holiday shopping DONE!
Needle Felting Series with Jennifer Boyd
These needle felting classes are designed for adults who are new to felting, or have some felting experience. Teens are welcome to take these classes as well. Instructor Jenifer Boyd creates a fun, welcoming, and inclusive classroom environment where students learn to felt, or learn to hone their felting skills to the next level, with fun seasonal projects.
Art for Differently-Abled Adults
Friday mornings starting September 9th, 9:00am-12:00 noon
Library Arts Center Studio
$6 per session for each team of student and caregiver. Includes materials.
This inclusive group meets in the studio for inspired art projects with artist and instructor Becky Bense. This class is designed to engage differently-abled adults as well as their caregivers in fun, creative art projects! Class themes change weekly.
Preserving Newport's Heritage Mural
We are beyond excited that the Library Arts Center is helping to spearhead the heritage mural reproduction in downtown Newport.