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

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


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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