Visit the Gallery

Visit the gallery

The Institution for Savings Art Gallery, located on the first floor of the Firehouse, hosts 12 art exhibits each year. Artists are invited to submit examples of their work for review and selection by our Visual Arts Committee once a year. All art is for sale and proceeds benefit the artist and Firehouse Center for the Arts. A reception is scheduled for each show and offers a great opportunity to meet the artists.

Gallery Hours:
Wednesday - Sunday
12:00 Noon - 5:00 PM (or until curtain)

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Walter Mularz Moments in Time

Intelligent and delightful, thought-provoking and breathtaking, rich color photography which nourishes the eye of the mind.

February 3, 2016 through February 28, 2016
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Hillary Scott Land & Sky

Atmospheric New England landscapes of marsh, sea and sky with evocative blending of warm and cool tones inspired by the twilight palette of Maxfield Parrish among others.

January 6, 2016 through January 31, 2016
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Priscilla Levesque Back Roads and Quiet Places

Charming landscapes finely executed in watercolor and casein recalling the 19th century tradition of French Pointillism.

December 9, 2015 through January 3, 2016
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Cara Gonier Marsh

Atmospheric, meditative and evocative paintings alluding to landscape in minimal detail with subtle flux in tones and textures.

November 11, 2015 through December 6, 2015
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Peggy Badenhausen Paintings and Monotypes

Bold abstract paintings which possess movement that pulls the viewer's attention in and around the entire canvas.

October 14, 2015 through November 8, 2015
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Richard Hackel Time-lapse Panorama

Panoramic photography which implies vastness and seemingly limitless horizons and horizontal lines.

September 16, 2015 through October 11, 2015
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Ricardo Maldonado Natural Colors

Vivid colors of nature are isolated and enlarged to create strong compositional shapes.

August 19, 2015 through September 13, 2015
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Soosen Dunholter Balance

The artist's subtle use of color and texture enhance the compositional balance and the resulting effect is peaceful and meditative.

July 22, 2015 through August 16, 2015
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Catherine Dullea Divine Flowers

Brilliantly colored, eye-catching blooms and pale, softly subtle close ups of dainty flowers.

June 24, 2015 through July 19, 2015
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