Art Show, Fine Art at Chapel View, 4 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston, 741-0718. Sat 5-9 pm. The totally free occasion will feature wine, food and live music; all proceeds from the quiet auction and a section of the proceeds from artwork sold will certainly be contributed to the National Ovarian Cancer Union.
Newport Gallery Night, Thu 5-8 pm. Free parking is readily available in the downtown area at the Visitors Bureau and at the Newport Art Museum. Taking part galleries likewise feature openings with the artists, showed lectures and on-hands presentations. For more information go to newportgalleries.org.
Providence Artisans Market, Lippitt Park, Hope Street and Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, Sat 10 am-2 pm. Art and crafts by local professionals.
Rhode Island Watercolor Society, JC Potter Gambling establishment, Slater Memorial Park, Armistice Boulevard, Pawtucket. “Commemorating the RIWS with 1,000 Functions on Paper” fundraiser exhibition celebration. Sat 5-8 pm. Food by Bamp; M Catering, music by James Dalton. Tickets $20, $10 for non-members; go to rhodeislandwatercolorsociety.wildapricot.org.
South Coast Artists Open Studio Trip (11th yearly) in Little Compton, Tiverton, Dartmouth and Westport. southcoastartists.org. Sat-Sun 11 am-5pm.
Wet Paint 2014, Newport Art Gallery, 76 Bellevue Ave., 848-8200, NewportArtMuseum.org. Artists at Work Sat 6 am-3 pm, preview celebration 6:30 -8:30 pm. Quiet auction with music and fun on the lawn Sun noon-3 pm, live auction at 4 pm.
Bert Gallery, Corliss Landing, 24 Bridge St., Providence, 751-2628, bertgallery.com. Paintings, photographs and other works from the 19 +t +h century to the present, with a focus on New England artists. Wed-Fri 11 am-5 pm, Sat noon-4 pm.
Cade Tompkins Projects, 198 Hope St., Providence. 751-4888, cadetompkins.com. Exhibitions by modern emerging, across the country recognized and international artists from Rhode Island, New York, Pakistan and somewhere else. Weekdays by appt.
Candita Clayton Gallery, Hope Artiste Town, 999 Main St., # 105, Pawtucket. 533-8825, canditaclaytonstudio.com. Works by emerging and established Rhode Island artists. Wed 6-8 pm, Sat 9:30 am-1 pm or by appt.
Dryden Gallery at Providence Image Frame, 27 Dryden Lane, Providence. 421-6196, ProvidencePictureFrame.com. “Photos of Newport Festivals,” photographs by Richard McCaffrey. Closes Sept. 5. Mon-Sat 8:30 am-6:30 pm.
Gallery at City Hall, 25 Dorrance St., 2nd Floor, Providence. Providenceri.com/ArtCultureTourism. Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4.
GRIN, 60 Valley St., Unit 3, (at The Plant), Providence. 272-0796, grinprovidence.com. “This Land Is,” painting, sound and sculpture exhibit by Samuel Denoncour. Closes Sat. Sat noon-5 pm.
Haffenreffer Gallery of Anthropology, Manning Hall, 21 Prospect St., Providence. 863-2065; brown.edu/Facilities/Haffenreffer. Archaeological and ethnographic exhibits, consisting of “In Deo Speramus,” the symbols and events of Brown University and “Photos of Power: Rulership in the Grasslands of Cameroon.” Tue-Sun 10 am-4 pm.
John Brown Home Gallery, 52 Power St., Providence. 273-7507; rihs.org/museums/john-brown-house. “Many Faces,” more than 100 years of photos of African-Americans in Rhode Island. Closes Sept. 30. Tue-Fri 1-4 pm; Sat 10 am-4 pm.
Just Art Contemporary Art Gallery, 60 Valley St. 107B (at The Plant), Providence. 272-0820, justart-gallery. com. “Wander the Paths,” works by Lee Chabot. Closes Sept. 6. Thu-Fri 2-7 pm; Sat noon-5 pm.
Mad Canine Gallery, 65 Blackstone Ave., Pawtucket. 722-7800, maddogartiststudios.com. Silver Hippopotamus Spring Program of industrial/modern furnishings and artifacts. Extended with Aug. 31. Mon-Sat 11 am-3 pm.
Providence Art Club, 11 Thomas St., Providence. 331-1114, providenceartclub.org. Maxwell Mays and Moiti Galleries: Cash and lug exhibition of 16″x16″ works by even more than 60 artist members. Dodge Home Gallery: Early 20th century European travel posters. Reception Sun 2-4 pm; closes Aug. 31. Thu-Fri noon-3 pm. Mon-Fri noon-3 pm, Sat-Sun 2-4 pm.
Rhode Island Watercolor Society, JC Potter Casino, Slater Boneyard, Armistice Boulevard, Pawtucket. 726-1876, rhodeislandwatercolorsociety.wildapricot.org. “Commemorating The Rhode Island Watercolor Society with 1,000 Functions on Paper.” Closes Sept. 4. Tue-Sat 10 am-4 pm, Sun noon-4 pm.
RISD Gallery, 24 Benefit St., Providence. 454-6500, risdmuseum.org. UuDam Tran Nguyen: “Waltz of the Device Equestrians” (Spalter New Media Gallery). Closes Nov. 16. “Circus,” 40 circus-themed paintings, drawings, prints, pictures and posters. Closes Feb. 22, 2015. Tue-Sun 10 am-5 pm (Thu until 9 pm).
State Residence Gallery, 82 Smith St. (basement), Providence. 222-3130. “In Situ: The State House,” photos by Andrew Fillmore. With the summer. Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm.
Studio Z, 25 Eagle St. (Butcher Block Mill), Providence. 751-1970; galleryzprov.com/galleryzprov/studioz.html. Thu, Sat noon-6 pm.
Yellow Peril Gallery, 60 Valley St., # 5 (at The Plant), Providence. 861-1535, yellowperilgallery.com. “Altared States,” blendedmultimedias exhibit by Toby Barnes. Closes Aug. 24. Thu-Fri 3-8 pm, Sat-Sun noon-5 pm and by appt.
Bristol Art Gallery, 10 Wardwell St., Bristol. 253-4400, bristolartmuseum.org. Functions by John Udvardy and Lasse Antonsen. Closes Aug. 31. Thu, Sun 1-4 pm; Fri-Sat 1-6 pm.
DeBlois Gallery, 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. 847-9977, debloisgallery.com. Members’ Program and Event (30th yearly). Closes Aug. 31. Wed-Sun 1-5 pm.
Gallery 4, 3848 Main Rd., Tiverton Four Corners. 816-0999, Gallery4Tiverton. com. “Trio: Structure, Structure, Enthusiasm,” works by Ruth Hamill, Harry Nadler and Susan Strauss. Closes Sept. 7. Susan Freda Studios Gallery Area at Gallery 4, -LRB-401-RRB-Â 225-3721; susanfredastudios.com. Works by Susan Freda, Arn Krebs, Nancy Shand, Ruth Bourns and Nicole Maynard-Sahar. Closes Sept. 15. Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm; Sun noon-5 pm.
(gallerie ellipsis), 159 Prospect Hill St., Newport, -LRB-401-RRB-Â 714-5649, gallerieellipsis.com. Wed-Sat noon-5 pm, Sun noon-4.
Hope Gallery, 435/437 Hope St., Bristol. 396-9117, hopegalleryfineartfinecraft.com. “For the Birds,” juried exhibition of paintings, sculpture, jewelry, even more by New England artists. Closes Sept. 5. Thu-Sun 12:30 to 5:30 pm.
Imago Gallery, 36 Market St., Warren. 245-3348, imagofoundation4art. org. “Water,” works by highlighted member Linda Megathlin and visitor artists Jan Armor, David Gonville, Christopher Sancomb and Pat Warwick. Closes Aug. 30. Thu 4-8 pm, Fri-Sat noon-8 pm.
Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., Jamestown. 560-0979; jamestownartcenter.org. “Paper-Made,” 3D sculptural artwork by 18 artists. Closes Sept. 1. Wed-Sat 10 am-2 pm.
Jessica Hagen Fine Art amp; Design, 9A Bridge St., Newport. 835-7682, jessicahagenfineartanddesign.com. Paintings, sculptures and precious jewelry. By visit just.
The National Gallery of American Image, Vernon Court, 492 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 851-8949, americanillustration.org. “The American Muse,” works by Harrison Fisher, Charles Dana Gibson, Albert Beck Wenzell and others; “Under the Sparkling Sea,” images by Mary Jane Begin; “Norman Rockwell and His Contemporaries.” Thu-Sun 11 am-5 pm; assisted trips Fri at 3 pm.
Newport Art Gallery, 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 848-8200, newportartmuseum.org. Marine Botanicals by Mary Chatowsky Jameson. Closes Sept. 1. “Magic Gold, Full Sun,” paintings by Corinne Colarusso. Closes Sept. 7. “Really Simple Beauty,” The Early Life and Works of Richard Morris Hunt in Newport. Closes Sept. 14. Tue-Sat 11 am-4 pm, Sun noon-4 pm.
Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit (21st annual), The Fulfilling Home, 3850 Main Rd., Tiverton. FourCornersArts.org. Functions by Lynne Harlow, Margie Butler, Aarti Kathuria, Gage Prentiss, Kurt Snell, Howie Sneider and others. Closes Oct. 13. Open daylight hours.
Portsmouth Arts Guild, 2679 East Main Rd., Portsmouth. 293-5278, portsmoutharts.org. “Browse, Skate and Sail,” a non-juried program. Closes Sept. 21. Fri-Sun 1-5 pm.
Roger King Gallery of Fine Arts, 21 Bowen’s Wharf, Newport. 847-4359, rkingfinearts.com. Paintings from the last 3 years, including aquatic, African-American and Rhode Island artists; presently showcasing Buttersworths, Montague Dawson and CH Gifford in the Marine gallery. Daily 10 am-5 pm.
Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 849-9166, springbullgallery.com. Opened Juried Artist Choice. Closes Aug. 31. Daily noon-5 pm.
Van Vessem Gallery, 63 Muse Way, Tiverton. 835-6639. “Readily available Light,” paintings and prints by Cynthia Farnell and Dan Powell. Closes Aug. 23. Thu-Sun 1-5 pm.
William Vareika Fine Arts, 212 Bellevue Ave., Newport. 849-6149, vareikafinearts.com. 18th-, 19th- and early 20th-century works. Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun 1-6 pm and by appt.
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Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, 7 Canal St., Westerly. 596-2221, westerlyarts.com. “Drawing Individuals In,” works by Mark A. Perry and Diane Brown. Back Room Art Gallery: The Ninigret Art Guild Program. Both close Aug. 28. Wed-Sat 11 am-7 pm, Sun 1-5 pm.
Charlestown Gallery, 5000 South County Trail, Charlestown. 364-0120, charlestowngalleryri.com. “Diamonds amp; Rust,” paintings by Amy Goodwin and Mark Freedman. Reception Sat 5:30 -8 pm; closes Sept. 16. Daily 10 am-5:30 pm.
Gilbert Stuart Museum Bell Gallery, 815 Gilbert Stuart Rd., Saunderstown. 294-3001, gilbertstuartmuseum.com. “Rhode Island Exposed,” exhibit of paintings, photography and hooked rugs. Closes Sun. Mon, Thu-Sat 11 am-4 pm, Sun noon-4 pm.
Hera Gallery, 10 High St., Wakefield. 789-1488, heragallery.org. “Existing,” members’ group exhibit. Closes Aug. 30. Wed-Fri 1-5 pm, Sat 10 am-4 pm.
Jessie Edwards Studio, 30 Water St., 2nd Floor, Post Office Bldg., Block Island. 466-5314, jessieedwardsgallery.com. New work by Peter Michael Gish. Opening reception Sat 5-7 pm; closes Sept. 3. Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun 10 am-5 pm.
Pettaquamscutt Historical Society head office, Old Washington County Jail, 2636 Kingstown Rd., Kingston. 783-1328, washingtoncountyhistory.org. Twenty works for the society’s collection, consisting of those by Sidney Burleigh, Edmund Darch Lewis, Rodman Noka and Helen May Wells Kinney. Through the summer. Tue, Thu, Sat 1-4 pm
South County Art Association, 2587 Kingstown Rd., Kingston. 783-2195, southcountyart.org. “Around the Fireplace,” curated exhibition including art work by artist members and non-members. Opening reception Thu 7-9 pm; closes Sept. 20. Wed-Sun 1-5 pm.
Spring Street Gallery, Spring Street, Block Island. 466-5374, springstreetgallery.org. Paintings by Kate Bird. Opening reception Sat 5 pm; closes Aug. 26. Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun 11 am-6 pm.
Studio 460, 460 Tower Hill Rd., Wickford. 640-9435; studio460gallery. com. Paintings, mixed media, photography and sculpture by 22 regional artists. Tue-Fri noon-6 pm, Sat noon-4 pm, Sun by appt.
Wickford Art Association Gallery, 36 Beach St., Wickford, 294-6840, wickfordart.org. “Poetry amp; Art,” a collective show. Closes Sun. Tue-Sat 11 am-3 pm, Sun noon-3 pm.