Members’ Show 2017: CREATE/ REACT

Featuring Christian Potter Drury: Darwin’s dream
Members’ Show 2016 “Best in Show” winner

November 2 – December 2, 2017


Friday, December 8th: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 9th: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm


The JAC will be closed Thursday, November 23rd
Our Galleries are open Friday and Saturday!


Children, Teens, & Adults

Two Sessions!
September 18 – October 20
November 6 – December 8


Mondays: 6 pm – 8 pm
Tueday: 10 am – 1 pm
Wednesdays – Saturdays : 10 am – 2 pm
Thursdays: 6 pm – 8 pm

The Jamestown Arts Center is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary facility created to benefit the community of Jamestown, Rhode Island, and beyond.

Our mission is to engage, enrich and inspire our community through extraordinary arts and educational experiences.

Gallery Hours


JAC Members’ Show 2017  |  CREATE/REACT & Christian Potter Drury: Darwin’s dream Member’s Show 2016 “Best in Show” Winner November 2 – December 2, 2017 Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 10am -2pm, or by appointment Closed: Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 23rd Open: Thanksgiving Weekend Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th Christian Potter Drury, Darwin’s[…..]

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Poetry Reading

12/02/2017 | 5:30 pm

Two Poets and a Troubadour The Jamestown Arts Center welcomes poets Lisa Starr and Lawrence Krips joined by Legendary Newport Troubadour Jim McGrath Saturday, December 2nd, 5:30 pm Tickets: $10 General Admission, $8 JAC Members, Students and Seniors Poetry Reading :: Two Poets and a Troubadour General Admission $10.00 USDJAC Members students and seniors $8.00[…..]

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Members’ Show 2017 – Artwork Pick-Up

12/03/2017–12/04/2017 | 12 pm - 4 pm & 10 am - 2 pm

ARTWORK PICK-UP: Sunday, December 3rd, 12 pm – 4 pm & Monday, December 4th, 10 am – 2 pm   SUBMISSION GUIDELINES HERE Save

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For Adults

Year round classes where adults can flex their creativity, find a creative outlet or sharpen their skills. Classes offered in fine arts, technology and design.

For Teens

Teen classes are geared towards the dynamic adolescent brain – Creative classes & workshops in a variety of fine arts, technology and design driven mediums.

For Children

Children: Year round dynamic, hands on classes & vacation and summer camps designed especially for children. We offer creative birthday parties too!


JAC Members’ Show | CREATE/REACT


JAC Members’ Show 2017  |  CREATE/REACT & Christian Potter Drury: Darwin’s dream Member’s Show 2016 “Best in Show” Winner   November 2 – December 2, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, November 2nd 6:00 pm – 8:00 pmChristian Christian Potter Drury, Darwin’s dream, 2017, acrylic, watercolor, ink, & pastel on canvas, 36″ x 48″ Gallery Hours: Wednesday[…..]


Dreamers documented

Posted on November 7, 2017

A furry, baby-sized sentry greets you upon entering the Jamestown Arts Center, where the 2017 Members’ Show, “CREATE/REACT,” runs through Dec. 2. It’s Rebecca Siemering’s “Tuft Enough,” a hand-fringed suit made from betting slips and dental floss. As with many of Siemering’s creations, it embodies an aftertaste of loss and failure — a garment sewn[…..]

A very special thank you to our generous Business Partners



Estes/Twombly Architects    •    Overhead Door Garage Headquarters    •    Steve Ray Construction    •    Joseph Tamburini, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley


Central Painting, LLC   •   Peter   J. Schott, DMD    •    UNION PEARL    •    Worldways Social Marketing


Mansions & Manors


Karen Augeri Benson, Esq.    •    People's Credit union    •    Taste,  Artful Interiors & Design


Belmont Market    •    Forster Orthodontics    •    Andrew B. Hunter,  Hunter Greens Garden Design    •    Nardolillo Funeral Home    •    Slice of Heaven    •    M.F. Smith Associates    •    South Shore Capital Advisors, LLC    •    Michael Swistak, Wolpert Insurance    •    Tollgate Orthodontics, Jamestown


Jamestown Arts Center | Location: 18 Valley Street, Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835 | Mailing Address: PO Box 97, Jamestown,
Rhode Island 02835 | for more Information call: (401) 560-0979 or email


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