August Opening Reception - Newport Visual Arts Center

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

Starts:Friday, August 03, 2018  5:00 PMEnds:Friday, August 03, 2018  7:00 PM
Cost:

Free

Location:

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, August 3 at the Newport Visual Arts Center. "From the Heart," an exhibit of author drawings by Rick Bartow, opens in the Upstairs Gallery; Newport Public Library and Bartow estate representatives will speak at 6:15 p.m. "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," continues in the Runyan Gallery; an extended artist talk is set for 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 in the Runyan Gallery. "Rough to Ring," featuring jewelry small paintings by Cannon Beach artist Elizabeth "Libby" Pattison, continues in the Coastal Oregon Visual Artists Showcase.

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