The Main Gallery showcases a rotating schedule of diverse art exhibits, artist talks & demos, film screenings, and opening receptions. Emerging and established artists find a unique and inviting space in which to share their creative vision with the community.

Youth Classes

Small-group instruction allows students of all ages and abilities to stretch their imaginations, experiment with new techniques, and learn new skills in an encouraging environment.

All Ages Comedy

Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is now bringing shows online and free for families where you will be able to watch and even play online – without ever leaving the house.

Adult Classes

Many of our instructors are well-known, established artists who come with years of artistic experience. Our classes & workshops provide opportunities for adults of all ages to master mediums, establish rapport with an instructor and meet other creative people.


WCFA connects all ages and abilities through numerous forms of educational programs and cultural experiences. We are always looking for local community members to be a part of our mission.

Summer Art Camps

Children can stretch their imaginations at week-long art camps. All camps will run from 9:00am-2:00pm. Led by experienced, trusted instructors, children explore their creativity in a safe and encouraging environment.

Upcoming Exhibits

35th Annual RI Open

35th Annual RI Open

Date October 15, 2021 - November 20, 2021

The WCFA seeks hosts an annual juried exhibition featuring artwork created by artists who live or work in Rhode Island. All media will be considered including, painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, photography, digitals arts and textile arts.

Youth & Adult Classes

Live Events

Rental Spaces

Our main gallery is a unique venue for private events. Exhibits of original artwork change every 4-8 weeks, brick walls add warmth and intimacy, and tall arched windows provide abundant light. This boutique-style space includes a modern kitchen for caterers, two unisex bathrooms, plenty of free parking behind our historic building — and a convenient location in central RI location!