Festival Fete’s pick of the weekend for artsy things to do:
Thursday, May 9th
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
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