ATTENTION: In the event that the WCFA feels that it is necessary to cancel or postpone an event due to weather conditions, we will offer future date(s) for the event. If you are not able to attend the rescheduled date(s), your registration fee can be applied to future events, classes, camps, gift certificates or a contribution with a tax deduction certificate provided.
RISCA Diversity Exhibit Opening Reception
Thursday, January 26th from 6:00 - 8:00pm
Join us for the opening reception of the RISCA Diversity Exhibit "Contemporary Art: A Global View!" Receptions are a great opportunity to meet the artists and learn more about their work as well as network and meet other members of the artist community! This exhibit features 14 artists from a variety of cultural backgrounds who work in a variety of mediums including but not limited to traditional cultural arts, drawing, painting, sculpture, textile arts, and photography. Receptions are free and open to the public.
January Private Events / Gallery Closed to Public: January, 15, 21, 22, 28
Gallery Closed Due to Private Events: Saturday, February 4
Adult Watercolor Painting Class (4-Weeks)
Thursday, February 2, 9, 16, & 23 from 6:00-8:00pm
This 4-week series led by Aileen Quinn is suited for beginners and for those who wish to “brush up” or get back into what you’ve already learned. This class is intended to give you a basic foundation and develop confidence. Composition, Color Theory, Techniques, qualities and principles of watercolor painting will be explored. As well as paint, brushes, paper use samples and choices. Call to register at 401-737-0010. Spots are limited and payments are required in advance.
2017 February Art Camp
Monday, February 20 - Friday, February 24
Sign up now for our February vacation art camp which runs during February school vacation! Kids ages 6 -12 have the opportunity to continue their creativity all break long. Each day two new 3-hour workshops are offered giving parents the flexibility to pick and choose workshops based on their child's interests and busy schedules! Camp favorites like drawing, painting, and sculpture will be offered as well as new workshops "The art of yoga" and "Draw your Pokemon!" Call to register at 401-737-0010. Spots are limited and payments are required in advance.
"Creating Your Vision" Photography Workshop
Saturday, February 25, 1:30 - 4:00pm
Hosted at the Warwick Center for the Arts by David Lee Black Studios... 17th in a series of a wonderful growing community of supportive and talented artists of all skill levels who connect through photography and this unique experiential event. This event is open to all skill levels of photography.We are very fortunate to have professional belly dancers and models Melanie Moore and Cristina S Alvarado who will be interacting with the artful space orchestrated to music! In addition, a black screen backdrop and lighting will be on hand with helpful hints and guidance on photographing the models with your own unique vision! There will also be plenty of helpful guidance and suggestions to enhance your passion for artful photography. What to bring: Your Camera (professional cameras to iPhones), Your creativity and open mind. The cost is $50. Registration is required in advance and payments will be collected the day of.
To Register -- Email Taylor@warwickcfa.org with your name and contact info with the subject "CREATING YOUR VISION WORKSHOP."
Gallery closed due to private event: Saturday, 3/4, Sunday, 3/5, and Saturday, 3/25
Author Talk: An Evening with Author, Heather Rigney
Saturday, March 18, 6:30pm
Join us for a night with local author, Heather Rigney, as she discusses
The Merrow Trilogy. Hear about the stories, her process, and inspiration for these dark historical fantasy novels which suggest that a mermaid sparked the burning of the HMS Gaspee. The cost is $10 per person or $5 for current WCFA members. Call to reserve your spot at 401-737-0010! Please note that payments are required at the time of reservation.
Bring Your Own Improv Comedy Shows
Every Friday night at 7:00 and 9:00 pm
BYOI shows are every Friday night; details and ticket discounts can be found in the "On Stage" tab.
Private Event Rentals
Saturday, February 4
Saturday, March 4
Sunday, March 5
Saturday, March 25
Saturday, April 8
Saturday, May 6
Sunday, July 2
The main gallery will be closed to the public due to a rental event. Check our Facebook page to see if we will still be open during our normal gallery hours on these dates. To learn more about renting out the main gallery click the button below!