Help the JAC Survive Unprecedented Financial Challenges

Contribute to the JAC Arts Relief Fund.
Your gift ensures that the JAC will still be here to enhance our community’s quality of life.

Case Rising

Nafis M. White, Jason Smith, Toby Sisson, Ari Montford, + Bob Dilworth

 View the exhibition in-person!


Our plan of action


Island-Wide Temporary Exhibition
Celebrating the JAC’s 10th anniversary!

Explore 10 public installations
June 27 – October 31, 2020


Beckett’s Maze: Go On
Robin Crocker

On View in the JAC parking lot until it fades

The main gallery is now OPEN for visitors! 

The Jamestown Arts Center is facing unprecedented challenges. 
We need your help.

Please donate to the JAC’s special Arts Relief Fund, so we can continue to bring extraordinary arts to our community.

Learn more about our COVID-19 response

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.

The JAC is hiring!
Temporary contract position:  Marketing and Communications

Outdoor Arts Experience


We’re thinking BIG! Outdoor Arts Experience on exhibit June 27-October 31, 2020 Learn more here

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10th Annual Summer Soirée


Please visit our Soirée website for more info. Our Annual Summer Soirée and 10th anniversary celebration has been postponed. Please mark your calendar for Friday, July 2, 2021! Your past support of the Summer Soirée has been so greatly appreciated.  Thank you! The Soirée underwrites every aspect of the JAC’s operations, including Scholarship & Programming funds, bringing the Arts[…..]

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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!


Outdoor Arts Experience


OUTDOOR ARTS EXPERIENCE (OAE) Island-wide Temporary Exhibition Celebrating the JAC’s 10th Anniversary! Explore 10 public installations June 27 – October 31, 2020 Learn more at our OAE website


Virtual Classes for Children and Adults

Posted on April 9, 2020

Contact: Tessa Freas Rodgers, Marketing Director 18 Valley St., Jamestown, RI, 02835  401.560.0979  | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jamestown Arts Center offers Virtual Art Classes for Children and Adults   Monday Class Offerings: Everyday Drawing for adults at 10am + “Creative Shack with Miss Mac” Virtual Art Classes for Children at 3:30pm18 Valley St., Jamestown,[…..]

A very special thank you to our generous Business Partners


 Estes/Twombly Architects Taste | Artful Interiors & Design


  Peter   J. Schott, DMD


Archer & Foppert, LLP, Attorneys • Andrew B. Hunter,  Hunter Greens Garden Design  •  Newport Propane  •  OCTO Product Development  •  People's Credit Union


 Fuller Art & Frame Gallery  •  Karen Augeri Benson, Attorney   •  Newport Restaurant Group  •  Metta Events  •  Stoneacre Brasserie • Whalers


Conanicut Marine Services Inc.  •  Durga S. Larkin, MD  •  Forster Orthodontics  •  Island Heron Yoga  •  Jamestown Fitness  • Slice of Heaven  •  Susan Hackman, CPA  •  Wolpert Insurance - Mike Swistak

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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