July Opening Reception - Newport Visual Arts Center

presented by: Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA)

Starts:Friday, July 06, 2018  5:00 PMEnds:Friday, July 06, 2018  7:00 PM



Newport Visual Arts Center

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.

Event Description:

The public is invited to a reception for new and continuing shows from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 6 at the Newport Visual Arts Center. "Times of Our Lives," a collection of recent large-scale watercolors and works from Henk Pander's recent series, “War Memories, Liberty Ships and the Climate Refugees of Vanport," opens in the Runyan Gallery, with an artist talk set for 5:45 p.m.; an extended artist talk is set for 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 in the Runyan Gallery. Watercolor Society of Oregon award-winners are profiled in "Spring Migration," which continues in the Upstairs Gallery through July 28. "Rough to Ring," featuring jewelry small paintings by Cannon Beach artist Elizabeth "Libby" Pattison, opens in the Coastal Oregon Visual Artists Showcase; she'll give an artist talk at 6:15 p.m. during the July 6 reception.

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