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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Robert Chiller With Only an iPhone

Using only an iPhone, Robert Chiller releases his creativity from the bonds of a typical photographic process to capture organic, fluid, and honest images.


July 17, 2019 through August 11, 2019
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Amanda Hill The Colors of Newburyport

Winner of the Firehouse’s first annual mural contest, Amanda Hill’s interpretation of the theme “The Colors of Newburyport” is a bold and graphic representation of the iconic landmarks that make downtown Newburyport unique.


June 18, 2019 through July 14, 2019
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Ed Porzio Feathers, Fins, Wings & Things

In Ed Porzio's Feathers, Fins, Wings & Things, structure tames chaos and sets it free in a joyful body of work.


May 22, 2019 through June 16, 2019
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John Ellis Colors of the Sea

In Colors of the Sea, North Shore native John Ellis paints with loose, expressive, and bold strokes inspired by the movement of water, serenity of the local beaches, and vivid images from travelling the world.


April 24, 2019 through May 19, 2019
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Maryellen Stone Petals and Feathers

In Petals and Feathers, photographer Maryellen Stone passionately captures the rhythm and unexpected beauty found in the natural world.


March 27, 2019 through April 21, 2019
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Elizabeth Pogor Off the Cuff

Colorful, energetic, and richly layered, Elizabeth Pogor’s “Off the Cuff” speaks to the spontaneity of life through abstract, improvised brushstrokes.


February 27, 2019 through March 24, 2019
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Judith Ellen Sanders Peace and Love

Large colorful pieces by Judith Ellen Sanders that use both opaque and transparent acrylic paints to bring to the fore the vitality of colors and their many gradations and textures and strive to communicate the flow of possibility.


January 30, 2019 through February 24, 2019
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Brittney Ciccone Faceless

Leveraging striking cool tones, abstract themes, and a multidimensional style, Brittney Ciccone conveys the many facets of the human experience.


January 2, 2019 through January 27, 2019
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Donna Savastio In The Woods

Colorful, mysterious, and imaginative, Donna Savastio’s “In the Woods” is a deeply personal take on the traditional landscape painting


December 5, 2018 through January 2, 2019
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Amy Ragus & C.A. Millner “Random and Response”

In their exhibit “Random & Response” two artists who work in very different mediums collaborate to create pairings of images and words.


November 7, 2018 through December 2, 2018
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