About

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Westport Art Group was formed in 1955 by a small group of local, art-minded women. Since then, we have grown into a robust and colorful community organization with over 300 members from all over South Coast, Massachusetts, southern Rhode Island, and beyond. At our newly-renovated Main Road, Westport building, we offer both adult and youth art classes and show events throughout the year,  many of which are open to the public. Please join us!

Spring Open Juried Show: In My Life

WEBPeter_Lenrow_Rosemarys_CottageThe theme this year is inspired by the Beatles lyrics: In My Life… There are places I’ll remember / All my life, though some have changed / Some forever, not for better / Some have gone and some remain.

Friday, April 21, Opening Reception 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Prizes awarded at 6 PM.
Show Dates: Saturday, April 22 – Sunday, April 30, 2017, 10 AM to 4 PM.

CALL TO ARTISTS – Please see Events and Shows.

New at WAG! Life Drawing Open Studio

Fridays, Beginning April 7, 20172degas2
9 am -12 pm
$15 per class
Studio Monitor: Barbara Diane Barry

Every week a live model, nude and clothed, will be available for members to sketch, draw or paint.  Each session is three hours in length; beginning with quick 3-minute sketches to longer 20-minute poses, ending with a one-hour study. For questions, contact Barbara Diane Barry at (201) 675-0256, or email bdbarry6@yahoo.com.

New at WAG! Open Hours & The Periwinkle Shop

Wednesdays 9 AM – 3 PM
Stop by to see us during our open hours. Browse and buy artwork and handcrafted items in the newly reopened Periwinkle Shop. For details, go to Events & Shows. WAG is also open during classes and events and by appointment.

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Wednesdays 9 AM – 3 PM

If you are a printmaker and would like to use our wonderful printing press for independent work, the studio is available to you on Wednesdays, $10 a day.

For details, go to Classes & Workshops.

Two New Watercolor Classes…watercolorpaintingbypeggycallconley

starting in April. See Classes & Workshops for details and registration.

Westport Art Group Scholarships Fund

Students attending Westport High School, Dartmouth High School, Tiverton High School and the children or grandchildren of Westport Art Group members who intend to pursue a higher degree in Art or the Applied Arts are eligible to apply for a $750 Westport Art Group Scholarship.

To learn more, download the Scholarship Application here: WAG Scholarship Application.

Summer Art Camps! 2017 session dates have been announced and registration is open

Let your child’s creative energy flow at Westport Art Group’s summer camp series. Two sessions every summer. Scholarships are available! Check the details at Youth Education.

Save Your Lee’s Receipts!

Please save your receipts from Lee’s, circle the totals and drop them in the box on the desk at the WAG building. Lee’s will donate 1% of the total. Thank you to our members who donate their slips to us.