February Opening Reception - Newport Visual Arts Center

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

Starts:Friday, February 01, 2019  5:00 PMEnds:Friday, February 01, 2019  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 shows from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at the Newport Visual Arts Center. "I Am My White Ancestors: Claiming the Legacy of Oppression," an installation by Anne Mavor, opens in the Runyan Gallery, on view Feb. 1-24; "A Ripple of Kindness," an exhibit of drawings and cut paper by Vicki Idema, opens in the Upstairs Gallery, on view Feb. 1-Mar. 9; and "Nature Meets Kelp Art," featuring work by Brookings-based artist Sherryl Griffin, opens in the Coastal Oregon Visual Artists Showcase, on view Feb. 1-Mar. 30. Mavor will speak about her work at 5:45 p.m.; Griffin will speak about her work at 6:15 p.m.; and Idema will speak about her work at 6:30 p.m.

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