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Mondays: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesday – Friday: 12 pm – 4 pm
Thursdays: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Photo by Stacey Doyle


Mondays: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Saturdays : 10 pm – 2 pm
Thursdays: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


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


Join the JAC Affiliated Artist Program!

This unique program for artists not only provides an opportunity to be affiliated with a nationally recognized arts organization, but also steers interested individuals and art patrons to their websites. Learn more…



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.


10/24/2019 | 7:00 pm

MoMents of Nice ali kenner brodsky & co + MorganEve Swain  Thursday, October 24th, 7:00 pm In this works-in-progress of MoMents of Nice, ali kenner brodsky & co.will be showing several vignettes from her latest evening-length work which will premiere April 30-May 1 at JAC. This piece has been in creation for the past two[…..]

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Call to Artists – Members’ Show 2019


JAC’s Members’ Show 2019 Awards Juror: Jan Howard Chief Curator RISD Museum and Houghton P. Metcalf Jr. Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Prizes awarded! Best in Show winner is awarded a solo show in our small gallery during Members’ Show 2020 All work that meets the requirements will be hung in the show. All[…..]

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Call To Artists – Holiday Arts Market 2019


Call to Artists! Holiday Arts Market 2019 A juried market of high-quality unique works made by local artists Artists and Artisans of all kinds are encouraged to apply: painters, jewelers, potters, sculptors, clothing designers, photographers, wood workers, glass artists, etc. Submissions will be juried. You or your representative must be at your “booth” for the[…..]

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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!


Manhattan Short Winners Announced!


Manhattan Short Film Festival  Winners Announced! Thank you to everyone who attended the screenings at the JAC and voted! Viewers from the Jamestown Arts Center joined other viewers from around the globe in choosing this year’s winners.     In case you want to compare, here is how the JAC voted: Film: 1st Nefta Football Club[…..]


Members’ Exhibition 2019

11/01/2019–12/05/2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Awards Juror: Jan Howard, Chief Curator RISD Museum and Houghton P. Metcalf Jr. Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs 1st place wins a solo show in our small gallery at the Members’ 2020 exhibition Opening Reception: Friday, November 1st 6:00pm – 8:00pm Exhibition Dates: November 1 – December 5, 2019 Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 10 am[…..]


ARTS REVIEW: Seeing what paper can do at Jamestown Arts Center

Posted on July 30, 2019

By Alexander Castro / Special to The Daily NewsPosted Jul 22, 2019 at 9:30 AM The eight-artist collective Pulparazzi consider painting and papermaking inseparable in summer show. JAMESTOWN — The virtues of construction paper tend to go unappreciated after grade school, once cutout masks and hokey holiday crafts are behind you. But for some artists, the practice of crafting with[…..]

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

Funding provided in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and private funders.


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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