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September 27, 2018

Welcome to the 2018 season!

Come enjoy the vibrant art scenes in Bristol and Warren each Art Night, June to September.  Visit open studios and galleries, talk to the artists, watch a demonstration. Explore the variety of art spaces in both towns.


September’s Featured Town is Bristol!

Trolley pick-up location:
Bristol Art Museum
10 Wardwell St
5:30 pm

Reserve Your Spot Today

Grab a bite at September’s featured restaurant!

5 John Street

Featured Bristol Locations

Bristol Art Museum– 10 Wardwell Street

“The Joy of Art” is a special exhibition featuring the work of Bristol Art Museum members. This open call to our community was juried by local art historian, gallerist, and New England based appraiser Michael Rose of the Providence Art Club.

“The Joy of Art” will be on view from September 7th – 30th

The Bristol Workshops – 446 A Thames Street

Stephan Brigidi will be exhibiting prints from his forthcoming book, ROME 1970s.
There will be an offering of a signed limited edition book along with an original print.  The book will be released in April 2019 must be reserved in advance. Brigidi will also present a selection of works from his previous publications, including Angels of Pompeii

Linden Place – 500 Hope Street

Stop in during Art Night for a self-guided tour of the Federal-style mansion and gardens featuring 200 years of history, original furnishings, sculpture and nationally significant architecture. Gift Shop & Gallery features locally made art, unique gifts and more. 15% off all purchases for Art Night participants!

Featured Musicians & Dancers: Students from The Rob Coyne School of Music Education and Just Dance! will perform in the ballroom from 5:30 to 7:30

Hotpoint Emporium – 39 State Street

Coming up on its first anniversary, this artist cooperative retail store in Bristol welcomes two new members: Mixed media artist Betty Harrington and torn paper paintings by Wanda Edwards now add whimsy, contemplation, and mystery to the galleries.

And while you’re there, don’t miss this month’s window display by potter, Andrew Thomas Nasser and the new line of prints by illustrator, John Gieg. 

Reynolds Art and Wellness Center – 235 High Street, Bristol

Naturalist Sculptor Neal Personeus has been chosen “People Choice Award” at the Newport Art Museum’s Annual Member Juried Exhibition two years in a row, 2018 and 2017. Neal is opening his studio to the public for Art Night for the first time in more than two years.
Location: Reynolds Art and Wellness Center, 235 High Street, Bristol, Studio Suite #206, 2nd floor  (look for the red door); Elevator available 

Bristol Historical & Preservation Society – 48 Court Street

Jailhouse fashion?  The Bristol Historical & Preservation Society holds a fascinating collection of textiles, including many that date to the jail’s heyday.  For Art Night, visitors will view a small sampling of the dresses women wore to be fashionable at the end of the late nineteenth century. 

Caron Jewelers – 473 Hope St

DIANE BERUBE-CATANZARO – Diane graduated from Tyler School of Art at Temple University with a Master’s Degree in Printmaking. Co-owner of Caron Jewelers with Joe Caron, Diane recently started designing fine-jewelry using rare and unique gemstones from around the world. These one-of-a-kind pieces are part of the Michi Designs collection, available only at Caron Jewelers.
DWO WEN CHEN (LUKE CHEN) – A graduate of RISD, Chen has become a renowned studio potter living in New England. Chen is the owner of the Three Wheel Studio based in Providence, Rhode Island. 
DAVID JUSSEAUME – David is a glassblower born and raised in Westport, Massachusetts. He
began his apprenticeship in 1995, working in Providence, Rhode Island. Six years later, he opened his own business and studio. David’s whimsical sculptures are characterized by colorful ribbons of glass balancing a central orb. 

RE/MAX Rivers Edge – 47 Bradford St

Barbara Healy – Healy’s paintings reflect the quiet beauty of the New England coast. Oil paintings and watercolors are inspired by the diverse colors of light, atmosphere and nature. 

The Mint Gallery – 423 Hope St

The Mint Gallery welcomes you to visit their new location just a few doors down! Their summer collection features an array of local artists through which they fulfill their mission to celebrate art and artisans.


The Gallery at Sprout CoWorking – 489 Main Street
“The Seeing i” by Dan Borden – Borden is a visual artist working out of his Pawtucket, RI studio. His work has been exhibited in galleries throughout the Northeast and was selected as a Winner of the 2013 National Photography Competition, exhibited at the Soho Photo Gallery, NYC.

IMAGO Gallery– 36 Market Street
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) is featuring artwork by IFA artist Pascale Lord and guest artist Michael Guertin along with other IFA artists at IMAGO Gallery. Lord has created an installation that she calls, “Voyage, Voyage” that addresses the journey that we all take in life not only through worldly travels but also by experiencing the passage of time and aging, in which images, memories softly disappear. A digital media artist, Guertin shows us a world rearranged in space and time in his work called, “ReVisions.”

Made in Warren– 476 Main Street
Join us for the fourth Bristol Warren Art Night of the season as we celebrate the Harvest Moon Fest Featured Artist Reception to celebrate our featured artists, Rose Esson-Dawson, Christine Tanson, Jim Chlebecek, and Gary Charpentier, meet our new artists, and celebrate the arts in Warren, RI.

Top Drawer at the Brass – 16 Cutler Street
Featured Artists: Nick Taylor, Brian Lamora, Katrina Cathcart, Livy Young, Steven Green
Musical guest Haunt the House will play from 5-7pm
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