777 NW Beach Drive
Newport, OR 97365
Directions: Google Maps and other online mapping programs can have a problem directing you to the VAC. Here are the easiest directions to follow: heading north or south on Hwy. 101, turn west on NW 3rd St. Proceed straight down the hill. At the second stop sign, turn right. One short block later, turn left under Nye Beach archway. Proceed straight to Nye Beach turnaround and parking lot. The VAC is the large blue and gray building off the turnaround. To director offices and upper parking lot: turn west of Hwy. 101 at NW 3rd St. Head down hill. At second stop sign, continue straight 1.5 blocks, with the Sylvia Beach Hotel remaining on your left. The VAC administrative offices can be accessed through the smaller, upper parking lot.
Approximately 100 members of the Yaquina Art Association (YAA) will participate in this All-Member Show during March in the Runyan Gallery.
At the end of the month, YAA will hold its annual Arts and Crafts Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 29 through Sunday, March 31 at the Newport Visual Arts Center. With over 80 items donated by previous artists for sale and art books, as well as photographic equipment, the proceeds from the sale will be earmarked for the scholarship fund. A melted crayon project will be available for children, or adults who want to be children and experiment.
The purpose of the Yaquina Art Association “Shall be to teach and further the pursuit and appreciation of the visual arts and crafts in every possible way, and to exhibit and provide an outlet for the benefit of the association and membership, as well as the community, and not for the benefit of any individual.”
YAA offers classes regularly in the upstairs classroom of the Visual Art Center as follows: Monday: Watercolor 9-11 am, Tuesday Oil & Acrylic 9-11 am, China Painting 1-3:30 pm, Clay 12:30-3:30 pm, Wednesday Color pencil/drawing 9-11:30 am., Thursday Pastels 10 am to 12 noon. To contact the Yaquina Art Association call (541) 265-5133 or visit the website at www.yaquinaart.org
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