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Category Archives: Arts Around the Fire

November 13: Arts Around the Fire with Janaya Kizzie, Rhode Island Arts and Culture Research Fellow

Janaya Kizzie, Rhode Island Arts and Culture Research Fellow

Wednesday, November 13 from 6-8pm
Salvation Café’s Post & Beam Room
140 Broadway, Newport

The Alliance’s guest will be Janaya Kizzie, Rhode Island Arts and Culture Research Fellow. The fellowship’s purpose is to deepen public appreciation for the contributions of artists, writers, performers, and cultural leaders connected to Rhode Island by composing and connecting Wikipedia articles. Come hear what she has discovered about RI’s cultural landscape.

Join fellow citizens of the arts to engage with colleagues about events affecting the cultural community and learn about new ideas and good work being done. Arts Around the Fire features a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres donated by Salvation Café and an informal atmosphere where artists and art lovers can connect.

The Alliance thanks Salvation Café for their hospitality.

The next Arts Around the Fire will be on January 15th, with Todd Trebour of the RI State Council on the Arts.

Please join us, free, utterly informal, no reservations needed.

 

October 16: Arts Around the Fire with Dr. Erik Greenberg, the new Director of Museums for the Newport Restoration Foundation

Newport’s Arts and Cultural Alliance’s monthly networking event, Arts Around the Fire, opens its season at Salvation Café on Wednesday, October 16th from 6-8pm at the Post & Beam room at 140 Broadway in Newport.

The Alliance’s guest will be Dr. Erik Greenberg, the new Director of Museums for the Newport Restoration Foundation. Greenberg is a public historian and museum professional. He was the Director of Education for the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles for nearly a decade. Join us to help him consider the question, “Who are the communities that make up Aquidneck Island, and how can our cultural institutions develop productive and lasting relationships with those communities?”

Arts Around the Fire is an opportunity for artists, writers, performers and audiences to engage with colleagues about events affecting the cultural community and learn about new ideas and good work being done. Arts Around the Fire features a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres donated by Salvation Café and an informal atmosphere where artists and art lovers can connect. The Alliance thanks Salvation Café for their hospitality.

Sign up for an artists membership or become a supporting member of the Alliance, a coalition of individuals and non-profits committed to the advancement of arts and culture in Newport County. Please join us, free, utterly informal, no reservations needed.

The next Arts Around the Fire will be on November 13th, with Janaya Kizzie of the RI Council on the Humanities.

April 17: Arts Around the Fire: Andrew Long with the LaFarge Restoration Fund

Andrew Long, Outreach Coordinator and Property Manager at the Newport Congregational Church

Wednesday, April 17 from 6-8pm

Salvation Café’s Post & Beam Room
140 Broadway, Newport

Newport’s Arts and Cultural Alliance’s monthly networking event, Arts Around the Fire, returns to Salvation Café on Wednesday, April 17th from 6-8pm at Salvation’s Post & Beam room at 140 Broadway in Newport.

The Alliance’s guest will be Andrew Long, Outreach Coordinator and Property Manager at the Newport Congregational Church, who will update the community on the ongoing revitalization if the historic church at Pelham and Spring Streets in Newport. The glorious space, with its important murals and windows by John LaFarge, is undergoing renovation and will be an exciting new venue for Newport’s cultural community.

Join fellow citizens of the arts to engage with colleagues about events affecting the cultural community and learn about new ideas and good work being done.  Arts Around the Fire features a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres donated by Salvation Café and an informal atmosphere where artists and art lovers can connect.

The Alliance thanks Salvation Café for their hospitality.  Sign up for an artists membership or become a supporting member of the Alliance, a coalition of individuals and non-profits committed to the advancement of arts and culture in Newport County.

Please join us, free, utterly informal, no reservations needed.

Arts Around The Fire

March 19 Arts Around the Fire: Leora Maltz-Leca

Arts Around the Fire
Tuesday, March 19th from 6-8pm
Post & Beam room at Salvation Cafe
140 Broadway in Newport.

The Alliance’s guest will be Leora Maltz-Leca, Curator of Contemporary Projects at the Redwood Library.  Maltz-Leca, who is also Associate Professor of Global Contemporary Art at RISD, will focus on the new Redwood Contemporary Arts Initiative, its mission, its logic, and its past and upcoming projects.

Arts Around the Fire is an opportunity for artists, writers, performers and audiences to engage with colleagues about events affecting the cultural community and learn about new ideas and good work being done.  Arts Around the Fire features a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres donated by Salvation Café and an informal atmosphere where artists and art lovers can connect.

The Alliance thanks Salvation Café for their hospitality.

Sign up for an artists membership or become a supporting member of the Alliance, a coalition of individuals and non-profits committed to the advancement of arts and culture in Newport County.

Please join us, free, utterly informal, no reservations needed.

January 16 Arts Behind the Scenes with the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

January 16 Arts Behind the Scenes with the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

Learn about RISCA grant opportunities and RISCA’s year-long strategic thinking and planning process

with Todd Trebour, Organizations Program Director, Maggie Anderson, Director, Arts in Education and Mollie Flanagan, Individual Artists Program Director

Wednesday, January 16th from 6-8pm
Salvation Café’s Post & Beam Room
140 Broadway, Newport

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Newport County’s monthly networking event, Arts Around the Fire, will be at Salvation Café on Wednesday, January 16th from 6-8pm at the Post & Beam room at 140 Broadway in Newport.

The Alliance’s guests will be RI State Council on the Art’s Todd Trebour, Organizations Program Director, Maggie Anderson, Director, Arts in Education and Mollie Flanagan, Individual Artists Program Director, who will be sharing information about RISCA grant opportunities as well as their year-long strategic thinking and planning process. Join them in a discussion of RISCA’s mission to support RI’s arts and cultural community.

Arts Around the Fire is an opportunity for artists, writers, performers and audiences to engage with colleagues about events affecting the cultural community and learn about new ideas and good work being done. Arts Around the Fire features a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres donated by Salvation Café and an informal atmosphere where artists and art lovers can connect. The Alliance thanks Salvation Café for their hospitality. Sign up for an artists membership or become a supporting member of the Alliance, a coalition of individuals and non-profits committed to the advancement of arts and culture in Newport County. Please join us, free, utterly informal, no reservations needed.

October 17 Arts Around the Fire with Jay Coogan, President of IYRS

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17
Meet Jay Coogan, President of the International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS)

6-8pm

Salvation Café’s Post Beam Room
140 Broadway, Newport

Newport’s Arts and Cultural Alliance’s monthly networking event, Arts Around the Fire, resumes this month at Salvation Café.  The Alliance’s guest will be Jay Coogan, the new Executive Director of the International Yacht Restoration School. Coogan is well known in RI as a sculptor, a widely respected leader in the art and design field and former Provost at Rhode Island School of Design. Coogan returns to RI from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) where he was President. Welcome him to Newport and learn about his goals for IYRS and design technology.

Join fellow citizens of the arts for Arts Around the Fire, an opportunity for artists, writers, performers and audiences to engage with colleagues about events affecting the cultural community and learn about new ideas and good work being done. Arts Around the Fire features a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres donated by Salvation Café and an informal atmosphere where artists and art lovers can connect.

The Alliance thanks Salvation Café for their hospitality!

Sign up for an artists membership or become a supporting member of the Alliance, a coalition of individuals and non-profits committed to the advancement of arts and culture in Newport County.

Please join us, free, utterly informal, no reservations needed.

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