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A time traveler sent back to 1669 would be able to experience the founding of the town of Westerly. This month, the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery celebrates the anniversary with “Westerly: 350 years” - Time Travel, featuring photographers Lisle Ann Jackson and Ed Porter.
Both featured artists evoke time travel by capturing and preserving places and moments.
A “painterly photographer,” featured artist Lisle Ann Jackson uses her camera instead of a brush to create unique imagery that challenges the viewer’s imagination.
Featured artistEd Porter’s childhood in Maine inspired a lifelong love of the outdoors reflected in his evocative photographs of land-  and seascapes

Come meet the artists at the show’s Opening Reception - Friday, August 2nd, from 5 to 8PM.

Ninigret Art Guild show in the United in Art Community Gallery.
The Ninigret Art Guild is composed of painters from shoreline areas of Connecticut and Rhode Island. They have been as a group since 1995 and share a lifelong interest in creating art, especially landscapes and seascapes in various artistic styles and media.
The artists meet monthly in Charlestown to exchange ideas, create art, perfect techniques and enjoy the plein air art experience.  The work of the Guild reflects the various interests of its members and ranges through a variety of subject matter and mediums including watercolor, acrylic, oil, pen and ink, and pastels. The artist members exhibiting in August will include Debi Graves, Peg Gwaltney, Roni Johannsen, Bill Nieranowski, Kate Prior, Janice Ricker, Lucille Selvidio and Howard Park, the Guild’s mentor and instructor.

​​Don’t miss our  Gallery Shop featuring a variety of smaller works of art perfect for gift giving!

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Sampling of August's Artwork at the Gallery!

International Day of Peace

In September, ACGOW will be celebrating the International Day of Peace with others all over the world to commemorate 80 years since the start of WWII.  Events will take place at the Gallery throughout the month to honor those who suffered, fought, died or worked in any way to bring about the end of the conflict.  Save the dates September 1st and September 21st for Peace Crane and Peace Flag workshops for adults and children. Sunday, September 15th from 1-5pm will be a very  special celebration of Peace, including storytelling, poetry, art activities and other events at the Gallery. More details will follow.


​​Join us at the gallery for our monthly shows with festive openings!

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​      IN THE GALLERY August  2019  ACGOW PRESENTS

​​Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly Presents Augusts Show

“Westerly 350 Years” – Time Travel

 Features Artists Ed Porter & Lisle Ann Jackson


ACGOW artist Patty Nunes met with students from the Summer Program of Westerly Middle School students who came to the gallery to hear her speak about her “spark and dreams “about becoming an artist.