Art Happenings 5/9 – 5/11

9 May

Festival Fete’s pick of the weekend for artsy things to do:

Wendy Baker

Wendy Baker

Thursday, May 9th

The Newport Art Museum

The Newport Art Museum

At The Newport Art Museum 5-8pm: Newport Gallery Night: The Museum will be open 5-8pm, FREE of charge on Gallery Night.

6pm: Gallery Talk – “What About Digital Media?”: An informal gallery talk on the increased presence of digital media, featuring exhibiting artists from the Newport Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition.

5-7pm: MUSE Opening: Our Museum Studies (MUSE) program for local high school students culminates in this student curated exhibition. Join us to celebrate the show’s opening and these talented young artists.
Friday, May 10th

Unlimited Potential Studio North Kingstown

Unlimited Potential Studio North Kingstown

Art & Wine at Unlimited Potential in North Kingstown. Enjoy one hour of wine and beer tasting provided by The Savory Grape Wine Shop in East Greenwich, and a one hour painting lesson.

The Details: Cost is $50 and you must register in advance.Unlimited Potential offers lots of different classes and is located at Shady Lea Mills in M Studios, suite 205. There is a Groupon available for the class ($39 or two for $75). Visit their website for more details and to register.

Saturday, May 11th

One of Festival Fete‘s faithful and fabulous artists, Wendy Baker will be at the Smyle RI store in East Greenwich on Saturday from noon – 4pm for a trunk show! If you RSVP to you’ll receive a $5 gift card.


The Good Earth Garden Party: While gathering gardening supplies, enjoy free demonstrations on seed starting, garden design, and food preparation. Meet local artists and browse a stunning array of artwork, clothing, jewelry, and handmade gifts. Sample fresh, local food and shop for certified organic produce! RiverzEdge Arts Project (who  you will also see at Festival Fete’s Garden City Art Festival on June 8th & 9th) will have exciting activities for kids and on-site screen printing! Bring a t-shirt, tote bag, or clothing item and get it screen printed with a Good Earth Garden Party design. There is free parking and free admission, so bring the whole family to kick-off the growing season at The Good Earth from 10am – 5pm  at 1800 Scituate Ave. Hope, RI 02831



Also don’t forget to check out the calendar of events for our friends at the Jamestown Art Center. They are currently taking registrations for summer camps and still have the fabulous “Ceramics Spectrum” show going on. If you haven’t been to the Jamestown lately, you’re missing out on a gem! You don’t have to pay to get over the bridge! Go now!

Have a fabulous weekend!

Garden City Art Festival 2013

Garden City Art Festival 2013

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