Welcome to the Blackstone Valley Art Association webpage! We have been supporting arts in the Blackstone Valley since 1957. Our main gallery is in Uxbridge; we sponsor numerous shows, events, and workshops throughout the year. This website provides hundreds of pages on local art shows, art events, field trips, workshops, museum visits, and much, much more. We even have a lending library. Feel free to contact us with any questions!
Gallery and Upcoming Events
Fri Aug 2 – Show of Hands Reception 5-7pm
Sun Aug 4 – Author / Artist Festival at Enchanted Passage 1-4pm
Wed Aug 7 / Thu Aug 8 – Carol Arnold Oil Painting Class 9-12
Sat Aug 10 – Sunflower Show Reception at Booklovers Gourmet 2-4pm
Sun Aug 11 – Photography on the Blackstone River 10-12
Latest Blog UpdateShow of Hands Hanging 2019
Reminder we’re hanging the Show of Hands tonight Wednesday 7/31/2019 from 5-7pm.
If you were late dropping off your art this is your last chance.
If you want to see how hanging works, stop on by! We’d love to see you!
And if you still have art in the gallery to pick up from a previous show, now is your chance!
About the BVAA
Since its inception in 1957, the Blackstone Valley Art Association has been dedicated to the advancement of the arts and preservation of the finest artistic traditions by means of exhibitions, classes, lectures, and other activities favorable to artistic expression, and to the development of friendly exchanges amongst artists and those interested in the arts.
Meetings & Events
We meet at the BVAA Open Sky Uxbridge Community Art Gallery at 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge on the third Tuesday of every month. We also hold regular shows, workshops, and events. Please check our BVAA Calendar for more information. Board meeting venues will be announced. All meetings start at 6:30 pm unless indicated otherwise.
We are a friendly, supportive community of all levels of experience. We have members who are just getting started and members who have established a substantial portfolio. We all learn from each other. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced artist, we’d love to have you join us! Membership Information
BVAA members are provided with an online member webpage displaying samples of their work and their artist’s statement. If you are a new member just starting out, or are an existing member looking to expand their gallery, please come to the meeting or Contact Us to get started.
All the work of the Blackstone Valley Art Association is accomplished due to the selfless contributions of our membership who share their time and talents. From our board to our sustaining members, we all do our part to help each other thrive. We offer a warm thank-you to our dedicated group of creative art enthusiasts!
Please Contact Us to learn more about our organization!