COVID-19 Update

The Library Arts Center's gallery and studio spaces are temporarily closed through September.  Find out about our vast array of online offerings HERE.

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Juried Regional Exhibit

Virtual Exhibit | Sept. 4 - Oct. 31

This favorite annual exhibit will take place online this year, as the Arts Center's gallery is still closed due to the pandemic.  The show features works by regional artists in all mediums.  The link to view the exhibit will be posted this Friday, Sept. 4th. 

Piece shown:   Lucy Mueller, Luscious, encaustic.


Art Classes, Exhibits, Concerts + More!

The Library Arts Center is currently closed to the public--meaning all in-person classes, exhibits and events are canceled.  We've been working hard, and are proud to present a number of virtual classes, performances and exhibits virtually!

Arts ONLINE! Digital Art Projects for Kids & Families

The Library Arts Center has created all sorts of video tutorials for fun art projects that you can do from home.  Fun projects are posted weekly, so check back frequently to find out some new ways to get creative!

Eric McDonald - Summer Performances

Summer Performances for Kids

Traditional Songs from Scotland and Ireland with Eric McDonald

Our Virtual Summer Performances for Kids Series 2020 closes out with a selection of Traditional Songs around the idea of “home”, performed by musician Eric McDonald.  Click HERE to watch.

Liz & Dan Faiella

Three Bridges Virtual Concert Series

A Celebration of Traditional Music

 An amazing series of exceptional musicians from the traditional music scene from New England and beyond.  Brought to you during the pandemic via live online concerts.

 Find out more HERE.

Eric McDonald

Socially Distanced Outdoor YOGA on the Common

Friday Mornings | 8:30-9:30am

While the Arts Center’s facility is still CLOSED in response to COVID-19, we are thrilled to be starting Outdoor, Socially-distanced yoga on the Newport Town Common beginning on Friday, July 3rd.

 Find out more HERE.

Gallery of Gifts Handmade for the Holidays


Gallery of Gifts

Handmade for the Holidays
November 7 – December 23

Final Jury Deadline:  September 21, 2020

The Library Arts Center invites artisans, crafters, and artists from the region to submit handmade pieces for this favorite annual holiday boutique in the gallery.  We are hoping for an in-person show this year!

Click HERE to find out more, and to apply online.

Birds at Community Arts Night


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Our members make all the difference at the Library Arts Center!  Make a lasting difference in helping us meet our mission.  Find out more about why we love our members, and the benefits of the membership at this link.

Join or Renew HERE.

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