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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.


*NEW* "Painting Abstracts" with Eveline Luppi

Mondays, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, & 25 (1:00 - 4:00pm)

Cost: $130 for non-members / $115 for WCFA Members 

Instructor: Evelinne Luppi

Find your creativity through abstract painting. This course explores color, line, and form with acrylic paint. Students will be presented key painting concepts and techniques in short demos and handouts. One on one instruction will focus on individual interests and direction in creating a painting. Various abstract painting styles will be discussed and critiques will be offered!

Register online OR Call to register @ 401-737-0010 during office hours (Wednesday - Saturday: 11am - 3pm)

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"WCFA Members Show" Opening Reception

Thursday, January 24, 2019 -- 6:00 - 7:30pm

Join us for the opening reception of the "Warwick Center for the Arts Members Show." This exhibit showcases 35 artworks by WCFA Artist Members. Artworks range from drawing, collage, mixed-media , painting in acrylics, oils, and watercolors, as well as textiles! It is through the support of our members that we are able to provide affordable arts programing for children, adults, and seniors in the community and beyond so we are so happy to showcase our members and their artistic abilities! Meet the artists, learn more about their work, and upcoming classes, camps, and programs happening at WCFA! 


RISCA Fellowship Exhibit Opening

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 6-8pm

Join us as we celebrate the 2019 RISCA Fellows! This exhibit celebrates RI Artists who have dedicated their time and energy towards mastering their craft including visual arts, literary art, performance art, music, poetry and more! Receptions are FREE and open to the public and will feature performances by rapper Jon Hope and writer Eric Bennett. 


RISCA Fellowship Exhibit: Writer's Night

Thursday, March 14 from 6:00 - 8:00pm

FREE and open to the public

As part of the 2019 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition, come hear readings from the literary fellows. Each artist will read for 10-15 minutes, surrounded by amazing visual art at the Warwick Center for the Arts.

Writers Night will feature:
Darcie Dennigan, Fiction
Christopher Johnson, Playwriting/Screenwriting
Kevin Broccoli, Playwriting/Screenwriting
Julie Danho O’Connell, Poetry
Catherine Imbriglio, Poetry

RISCA Fellowship Exhibit: Stage Readings

Thursday, March 28 -- 6:00 - 8:00pm

FREE and open to the public

As part of the 2019 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition, A staged reading of new works and works in progress by the Playwriting Fellows- Christopher Johnson and Kevin Broccoli.

RISCA Fellowship Exhibit: Closing Reception & Artist Talk

Sunday, March 31 -- 1:00 - 3:00pm

FREE and open to the public

Join the 2019 RISCA fellows for artist talks and the closing reception of the annual fellowship show. The artists will each talk a bit about their work and answer questions. We'll have performances from some fellows, and light refreshments.


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, January 19, 2019

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Sunday, May 19, 2019

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!

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