Upcoming Events

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September 16- October 18

Plein Air at the Newport Preservation Society

The Newport Preservation Society is offering a unique opportunity to enjoy the grounds and gardens of all three properties without buying a ticket to the mansions themselves.  The Portsmouth Arts Guild would like to invite you to paint, stroll, take photos, draw and picnic with us on the following dates. 

Draw Menagerie of Topiary Animals at Green Animals!

Green Animals, Wednesday, Sept.16 10-12:30 (bring a picnic lunch)

Paint the Seaside views at the Breakers!

The Breakers, Sunday, Oct. 4 2-5 (lemonade and pastries provided)

Sketch the Greek Statuary at the Elms!

The Elms, Sunday, Oct. 18  2-5  (cider and cookies provided)

Fee:  $18 for all three properties plus $10 donation to PAG

To register and for more information contact Suzanne Lewis at suzannelewis@fullchannel.net

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Sunday Plein Air Painters

(sponsored by Portsmouth Arts Guild)

  • We will meet on Sunday afternoons from 3-6
  • All levels and media welcome
  • There is no instruction but we will share our work following the session
  • Fees are $4 a session for PAG members and $5 for non-members. You may also pay $25/$30 for the entire series
  • These are drop in sessions. Rain cancels. Check our website for cancellations.
  • For more information contact Suzanne Lewis at (401) 254-1668

WE WILL MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING OF AT LEAST 6 FT. PLEASE BRING A MASK TO WEAR WHEN NOT SOCIAL DISTANCING

September 6– Meet at Glen Farm, Portsmouth. We will meet at the parking lot on the left just past the yellow historic Brown House. Plenty of shade.

September 13– Meet at the Gazebo on County Road (Rt 114) in Barrington. Park behind the Senior Center. Picturesque gazebo and pond surrounded by shade.

September 20– Meet at Bristol Boat Ramp across from Dion’s Restaurant on Thames Street and just before Independence Park. Paint Bristol Harbor.

September 26– (Saturday)  Paint out at Greenvale Vineyards in Portsmouth to benefit PAG. See website soon for more details or contact Suzi Graham at suzigram00@gmail.com

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Plein Air painting will continue into October with “pop up” dates and locations depending on the weather that week. Contact Suzanne Lewis at suzannelewis@fullchannel.net for more information and locations.