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Story Hour
10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Charlestown

Community Artists Program
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Fellowship Soup Kitchen
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. Charlestown

Holiday book sale
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Westerly

Chess Club
6 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Westerly

GED Preparation Classes
9:15 a.m. - Noon Wyoming

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Artists’ Cooperative Gallery

7 Canal St.



Through Sept. 1: “Memories: Sweet Summer Surrender” featuring Lora Cobden and Nina Briggs

Sept. 4-28: “An Artist Remembers” featuring Ardie Harrison and Mark Perry. Opening reception Sept. 4, 5 to 8 p.m.

Oct. 2 to Nov. 2: “All Members Show.” The theme for the annual show is “An Artist’s Harvest.” Opening reception Oct. 2, 5 to 8 p.m.

Nov. 6 to Dec. 30: “Sharing Small Treasures,” unique and affordable. Opening reception Nov. 6, 5 to 8 p.m.

Dec. 4 to Dec. 28: “Celebrate the Joy,” art as a perfect gift. Opening reception Dec. 4, 5 to 8 p.m.

New gallery hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Bert Gallery

540 South Water St.



Exhibitions of contemporary and 19th century regional artists as well as a collection of 19th and early 20th century paintings.

Charlestown Gallery

5000 South County Trail



Open daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May through September.

Through Sept. 21: A group show of 25 artists featuring this year’s new paintings.

Courtyard Gallery

Factory Square

12 Water St.



“Ebb and Flow,” ocean-inspired paintings by Del-Bourree Bach through Sept. 25.

Open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Expressiones Cultural Center

74 State St., New London


Exhibitions of contemporary artists.

Drop-in art center for kids.

Finer Line Gallery

48 W. Main St.



Children and adult art and pottery classes.

Exhibits of contemporary artists.

Hera Gallery

327 Main St.



Aug. 31-Oct. 5: “Imagined Landscapes,” by Roberta Richman; and “Haiku,” by Jeanette Jacobs

Opening reception Saturday, Sept. 7, 6 to 8 p.m.

Hoxie Gallery

at Westerly Public Library

44 Broad St.


(401) 596-2877, Ext. 3

Group exhibit through Aug. 31 features Shirley Terranova, Jan Russell, Karen Perrin, Robert Miller, Joyce Miller, Harriet Lloyd, Sharon Cordeiro and Janice Chamberlain.

Hygienic Art Galleries

79-83 Bank St.

New London


Through Sept. 7: “Awesome” featuring New London emerging talent.

Maritime Gallery

at Mystic Seaport

47 Greenmanville Ave.,



“En Plein Air Painters” through Sept. 8.

“Celebrating the Charles W. Morgan” through Sept. 8.

Mystic Arts Center

9 Water St.



Through Sept. 28: “Mystic As Muse: 100 Years of Inspiration.”

South County Art Assoc. / Helme House

2587 Kingstown Road



Through Sept. 14: “The Great Art Heist.” Vote for favorite until Sept.13. “Art Heist” night Sept. 14.

Sept. 26 to Oct. 19: “Member’s Invitational”

Oct. 24 to Nov. 16: “All Media Open Juries II”; original works in any media.

Nov. 29 to Dec. 15: “Holiday Pottery and Art Sale.”

Studio M

29 Cottrell St.


(860) 536-5000

Current exhibition includes Mara Gillen Beckwith, Daniel Gillen and Alvin Greiner.

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery

140 Bank St.

New London


Currently featuring “Two Friends, 2 Views,” the photography of Jeff Sims and Frank Kaczmarek. The work of other artists is also on view in a variety of media, including fine art, jewelry and sculpture.

The Gallery at Firehouse Square

239 Bank St.

New London


“Fish n’ Ships” through Saturday, Aug. 31.

“Plein Air Competition,” Sept. 5-30.

Wickford Art Assoc. Gallery

36 Beach St.

N. Kingstown


“Poetry and Art” through Aug. 25.


Babcock-Smith House Museum

124 Granite St.



Guided house tours every Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m., through October. Tours are $5 per person, $1 for children under 12.

Sept. 8: An account of the Civil War battle Chickamauga and the role of Westerly granite.

Sept. 15: Presentation illustrating the progression of Civil War battlefields to military parks includes monuments made of Westerly granite.

Sept. 22: Short Line and Electric Railroads of Rhode Island with Frank Heppner

Oct. 6: Early New England restorations with Brian Cooper

Oct. 11: Soup’s On - Veggie Style

Oct. 20: Local Postcards from 1890 to 1950 with local views of the area.

Dec. 7: Christmas Bazaar

Dec. 8-15: A Celebraton of Trees features trees decorated with handmade decorations

Custom House Maritime Museum

150 Bank St.

New London


Ongoing exhibit: “Amistad: A True Story of Freedom”

Florence Griswold Museum

96 Lyme St., Old Lyme


Through Sept. 22: “Animal/Vegetable/Mineral: An Artist’s Guide to the World,”

Lyman Allyn Museum

625 Williams St.

New London


Through Jan. 5: “Kitty Wales: “Lionfish.”

Newport Art Museum

76 Bellevue Ave., Newport


Through Sept. 2: “McDonald Wright: Rhythm Flows in the Moment.”

Rhode Island School of Design Museum

224 Benefit St.



Through Dec. 31: “Made For Eternity: Ancient Art.”

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