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.
Wednesday - Sunday
12:00 Noon - 5:00 PM (or until curtain)
A remarkable collaboration by a richly diverse group of photographers, this beautiful collection of images flows seamlessly in theme, texture, color, and hue as a truly cohesive body of work.
Vibrant, colorful scenes of boats, buoys, ropes, and traps celebrating the beauty of the spaces and objects that surround and define the day of the hard-laboring fishermen and women of the working waterfront.
An elegant photographic series of woodlands, meadows, and dunes infused by the low-angled light of spring and autumn. These dreamy landscapes capture the color, form and rhythmic patterns arising from the interaction of light and substance.
With masterful color-blending and brushwork, these fine oil paintings of serene farmhouses and rustic barns, off-season beach towns and weathered cottages, serve as a nostalgic tribute to a simpler, more essential American way of life.
A union of fine art and design where modernist forms are crisply delineated and cast in bold, saturated color. These geometrically stylized landscapes offer an intimacy of place and a visceral immediacy of the natural elements.
Dappled color and reflected light illuminate these classic seasonal scenes of Newburyport and environs along the majestic Merrimack River.
“Route 66, Oklahoma” - A haunting photographic series of portals and passageways into “time past” along this iconic American roadway.
Intelligent and delightful, thought-provoking and breathtaking, rich color photography which nourishes the eye of the mind.
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.
Charming landscapes finely executed in watercolor and casein recalling the 19th century tradition of French Pointillism.