Now showing at PAG Center for the Arts:


ON VIEW NOW THROUGH December 21st!

A great opportunity to gift ART this holiday season!

Artists using many different media are sharing some of their smaller works. Priced reasonably, these make excellent gifts.

Some of the best Artists from all over Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut are represented.


Winter’s Here! 

Watercolor by Franziska Seidenberg



Important Gallery Notes


Pick-up for the Holiday Show will be on Dec 22 from 3-6pm.

The last day the gallery will be open this year is December 21.  Starting in January, we will re-open to offer classes, open-studio sessions, and a film series so please check back often for upcoming events and activities.  

*Our first exhibition of 2015 will begin on February 28 with the Emerging Artists Student Show.*


NEW @ PAG!  Hand-Building Ceramics Workshop

flowerpot photo

Explore the world of terracotta! Participants will journey from construction, pinching, coiling and draping to glazing and firing. Have fun and learn from Daphne Verley (, an internationally known instructor who has been a working ceramist for 38 years. Studio in Bristol. All skill levels welcome.

Date: 6 Thursdays, Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26

Time: 6-9 PM

Tuition: $240 (plus $60 materials fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class)

 For more information or to register contact Suzanne Lewis at 401-254-1668 or


This Winter Portsmouth Arts Guild Center for the Arts Presents:


Saturday Afternoon at the Movies!

Jan 10    The Girl With the Pearl Earring

Jan 17    Lust for Life

Jan 24    Frida

Jan 31    Art School Confidential

Feb 7     Family movie (TBD)

Movies will start at 2 PM and there will be no charge, though donations are welcome. Following the movie we will have refreshments and a short discussion of the film.



Back by Popular Demand!

Art Lessons For Young Artists

with Joanne Murrman

This Saturday morning class will be geared toward children who want more art in their life. It will include a variety of art lessons, materials, techniques and styles to compliment the student’s school experience. Famous artists and artwork will be introduced and each student will explore his or her own manner of expression. Drawing, painting and some 3 dimensional work.


Dates: 5 Saturdays, Jan. 10,17,24,31 Feb. 7

Time:      10-12:30

Location: Portsmouth Arts Guild

Tuition: $120/$100 members

Ages:     7-11

For information or to register please contact

Instructor: Joanne Murrman is an experiences artist and art teacher with a BFA from Mass College of Art and a M.ED from Boston University. She has 40 years of experience in teaching K-12 art.


Early Registration Open NOW!

Our new classes for Spring–yes, Spring!– are available here: Spring Brochure 2015




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