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Sessions runs January 28 – February 25


Mondays: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesday – Saturday: 10 am – 2 pm
Thursdays: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Photo by Stacey Doyle


Mondays: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 1 pm
Wednesdays – Saturdays : 10 am – 2 pm
Thursdays: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


Weave the Trees:
Flying Shuttles Studio
35th Anniversary Exhibition

January 10 – February 22, 2019
Image: Alfred Smith Woodland Garden 2018, acrylic on canvas 18” x 36”


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


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.

DESIGNxRI Surreal Costume Workshop

03/09/2019 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Celebrate the power of design locally and globally with DESIGNxRI – at the upcoming Designer’s Ball! Delve into your dreams and your subconscious! Come to any of their 3 workshops led by RISD apparel professor, Meg DeCubellis and Keith Ranaldi from Fab Newport and create your fantasy costume and transform! Tap your inner costume creator[…..]

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Opening Reception


CUT & PASTE: Collage Today JURIED EXHIBITION Opening Reception: Thursday March 14, 2019 • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Gallery Hours Thru April 20th: Wed. – Sat. • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm  Stemming from Cubism, collage as an art form first appeared in Picasso’s 1912 work, “Still Life with Chair Caning”. The layering of images and incorporation of[…..]

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04/13/2019 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday, April 13th, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, FREE Plan to attend the first collaboration of the Jamestown Arts Center & the Friends of the Jamestown Philomenain Library as we celebrate Poetry Month on Saturday, April 13th. Plan to arrive at the library meeting room at 6:00PM where there will be poetry readings and writing[…..]

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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!


Intelligent Lives

03/21/2019 | 7:00 pm

  Thursday, March 21st 7:00 pm $10 at the Door Film length: 70 minutes Watch the Trailer here From award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib comes INTELLIGENT LIVES, a catalyst to transform the label of intellectual disability from a life sentence of isolation into a life of possibility for the most systematically segregated people in America. INTELLIGENT[…..]


Weave the Trees


Flying Shuttles Studio  35th Anniversary Exhibition Alfred Smith, Woodland Garden, acrylic on canvas 18” x 36.” Since 1984, Flying Shuttles Studio, an award-winning art program of the Arc of Blackstone Valley, has supported the creative endeavors of artists and weavers with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Opening Reception:  Thursday, January 10th 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm[…..]


Flying Shuttles Studio artists exhibit mixed media works at Jamestown Arts Center

Posted on January 28, 2019

By Helena Touhey Special to the IndependentJan 25, 2019 JAMESTOWN, R.I. — Three boats are displayed together in a corner, distinct paintings unified in subject matter but distinguished by their cloud formations and wave patterns. There is “Servabu, 64 Tons,” with big sails and pleasant clouds on calm seas next to “Sailing By The Clouds,”[…..]

A very special thank you to our generous Business Partners


Estes/Twombly Architects    •    Peter   J. Schott, DMD


Island Realty   •   Joseph Tamburini, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley    •    Kim Comfort | COMFORT food   •  Newport Restaurant Group    •    People's Credit Union   •   Taste Design Inc.


Andrew B. Hunter, Hunter Greens Garden Design   •  Archer & Foppert, LLP, Attorneys  •   Fuller Art & Frame Gallery   •   Karen Augeri Benson, Esq.    •    Metta Events   •    Stoneacre Brasserie   •   Whalers Brewing


Belmont Market    •    Centreville Bank   •   Columbia House Construction   •   Conanicut Marine Services Inc.    •    Durga S. Larkin, MD    •    Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home   •   Forster Orthodontics    •  Jamestown Fitness Center    •

Slice of Heaven    •    South Shore Capital Advisors LLC   •   Michael Swistak, Wolpert Insurance


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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