Upcoming Events

Special Events

Opening Reception: The Creative Process

The Creative Process is the New Art Center's annual student and faculty exhibition presented in honor of Andrew and Jean Dibner. The exhibition features work by artists of all ages, representing the outstanding quality of our education programs. Come see the possibilities. Opening Reception: Friday, May 29, 6:00 to 8:30PM. On view May 29, 2015 through June 13, 2015 in the NAC Main Gallery.

May 29, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Spring Spirit Day @ NAC

Celebrate Spring the NAC way! A day of fun for families and community members of all ages, Spring Spirit Day will take place on May 30, the culminating day of the Newton Festival of the Arts.

Enjoy exhibitions, demonstrations and participatory art activities throughout our grounds and facility, and on Washington Park. This Open-House style event will also include an informal orientation for our Summer Art Programs.

In the gallery, join us for the opening weekend of The Creative Process, NAC’s annual exhibition celebrating of our students and faculty. This event provides an entertaining and novel way to visit our galleries and engage with art as a family. Also on view, a pop-up exhibition to celebrate NAC’s Brigham House Art Program for young adults living independently with developmental disabilities.

May 30, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Mosaic - Parent/Child (Ages 6+)

This is the perfect workshop to learn the basics of glass mosaic techniques. Using your creativity, a huge variety of pre-cut glass pieces and glue, make a small trivet or decorative panel. Michel will grout and clean your project, and it will be available for pick up within a week. Registration for two participants includes materials.

June 6, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Fee: $90.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Pastel Workshop

Presented By: Shelley Eager

Have you been curious about pastels? Why not give them a try? In this workshop introduces techniques, mark making and color exploration. Look at reference photos in a new way and learn to adapt what you love in other's work into your own style through changes in your palette. This will all be done using fun and inspiring activities that can be applied to any medium. You will be inspired and excited by the potential of this medium.

June 6, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Fee: $45.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Paint Night

Each time you will paint something different based on modern and contemporary artist masterpieces. The teacher will bring a painting that will serve as a source of inspiration so students can explore color, shape, and composition coming up with their own artwork.

June 11, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Extreme Expression: Poetry & Painting

Presented By: John Murray

Try an approach to self-expression that is strenuous, exhilarating, exhausting, rewarding, funny, and profound. Write a poem, read it, paint it, move around, and spar intellectually, emotionally and artistically with other like-minded adventurers.

June 13, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Fee: $55.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Summer Art Programs Begin

NAC’s Summer Art Programs are tailored for students of all levels of ability who are interested in developing skills, creativity, and self-expression. The programs takes place in three well-equipped art studios, two ceramics studios, and two art galleries. Classes are led by professional artists who implement a curriculum that encourages students to express their creative talents and ideas while learning the fundamentals of arts practice, art history and art literacy. SIGN UP NOW! Limited spaces available in many of our ten 1-week sessions!

June 22, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Paint Night

Presented By: Brent Ridge

A fun Thursday evening for beginners or advanced-skilled hands! Join us for a one-time workshop with friends. Learn something new, start and finish an art project and enjoy a glass of wine, music and art making! All materials included.

July 9, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Helen Payne

A fun Thursday evening for beginners or advanced-skilled hands! Join us for a one-time workshop with friends. Learn something new, start and finish an art project and enjoy a glass of wine, music and art making! All materials included.

July 9, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Paint Night

Presented By: Brent Ridge

A fun Thursday evening for beginners or advanced-skilled hands! Join us for a one-time workshop with friends. Learn something new, start and finish an art project and enjoy a glass of wine, music and art making! All materials included.

July 16, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Paint Night

A fun Thursday evening for beginners or advanced-skilled hands! Join us for a one-time workshop with friends. Learn something new, start and finish an art project and enjoy a glass of wine, music and art making! All materials included.

July 30, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Figure Drawing Night

Presented By: Helen Payne

A fun Thursday evening for beginners or advanced-skilled hands! Join us for a one-time workshop with friends. Learn something new, start and finish an art project and enjoy a glass of wine, music and art making! All materials included.

August 6, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Paint Night

Presented By: Brent Ridge

A fun Thursday evening for beginners or advanced-skilled hands! Join us for a one-time workshop with friends. Learn something new, start and finish an art project and enjoy a glass of wine, music and art making! All materials included.

August 13, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Paint Night

Presented By: Brent Ridge

A fun Thursday evening for beginners or advanced-skilled hands! Join us for a one-time workshop with friends. Learn something new, start and finish an art project and enjoy a glass of wine, music and art making! All materials included.

August 20, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

Mixed Media Night

Presented By: Sarah Kahn

A fun Thursday evening for beginners or advanced-skilled hands! Join us for a one-time workshop with friends. Learn something new, start and finish an art project and enjoy a glass of wine, music and art making! All materials included.

August 27, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Registration Required: Register Online, or call us at 617.964.3424.

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