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.
The public is invited to a reception for new and continuing shows from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 1 at the Newport Visual Arts Center. "Implicit Ambiguities," a collection of paintings and drawings by Clint Brown, opens in the Runyan Gallery, with an artist talk set for 5:45 p.m. Watercolor Society of Oregon award-winners are profiled in "Spring Migration," in the Upstairs Gallery, with an artist talk planned for 6:15 p.m. "The Momentary Sublime," featuring short films by Brian Libby, opens in the Media Room; a separate screening and artist talk is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 9. "Stories in Color," an exhibit of multi-media and collage/assemblage work by Carol Waxham and Thomas Medlin, continues in the Coastal Oregon Visual Artists Showcase through June 30. And "Around the World (and Pizza Boxes)," showcasing work by Art Fridays students, shows in the Classroom Gallery through June 30.
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