Upcoming Events

Prudence Island Quilters Show
Portsmouth Arts Guild
Opening Reception
January 26  2-4pm
Show Dates
January 18th – February 23rd
Sundays 2-5pm
Saturday Lecture Series
Lecturer: Suzanne Lewis
Portsmouth Arts Guild
Portraits of Aging
January 11 2:30-4:00pm
Rembrandt, Paul Cezanne and Chuck close were artists who produced numerous self-portraits throughout their life-times. We will discuss how these self-portraits changed over time to represent images of aging both in style and mood. Wee will also look at some examples of they represented old age in other works of art.
3 Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
February 8 2:30-4
Celebrate black History Month by learning about the lives and careers of african American artist Jacob Lawrence, Romaire Bearden and Faith Ringold who told the story of the black experience in America through paintings, collage and fiber art. Each narrated the story of the Harlem Renaissance in the 20’s and 30’s.
10 per session in advance/$15 at the door send checks to PAG workshops, PO Box 1181, Bristol, RI 02809

For more information contact workshops @portsmoutharts.org


 Open Studios 

We will meet on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 5 PM starting on Jan. 5, 202

Thursday OS will start on Jan. 9 from 10-12


All levels and media welcome   

No instruction but we will have a short, optional critique following the sessions. Bring your own project or paint from a Still Life setup. An opportunity to meet other artists and create together in a supportive atmosphere.


For more information contact Suzanne Lewis at 254-1668 or workshops @portsmoutharts.org