As Warwick's cultural center since 1976, the Warwick Museum of Art (WMOA) provides gallery, stage, and classroom space for talented artists, performers, and writers from many parts of Rhode Island.
Art exhibits showcase regional artists and change every 6-8 weeks; opening receptions for the exhibits offer an opportunity for the public to learn about the creative process and purchase original artwork.
Camps offer imaginative children creative stimulation at week-long camps during February and April vacations, and six-week or seven-week camp sessions during July and August.
Classes with experienced art instructors offer hands-on learning and encouragement for beginners who want to create art for the first, to experienced artists who want to try new mediums.
Comedy Shows by Bring Your Own Improv are performed every Friday at 7:00 pm and offer interactive, PG-rated laughs and family-friendly pricing. Also a second show Fridays at 9:00 for an adult show.
Mad Poets Cafe is held the second Saturday of each month (7:00-9:00) and showcases established poets and spoken-word artists, plus emerging talents at open mic sessions. Evenings are emceed by renowned poet Christopher Johnson.
Special Events like artist demos, exhibit receptions, live performances, poetry readings, the Spring Art Film Series, and more are held in the main gallery at various times of year.
Wine Tasting is an annual fundraising event to support operations, and is held during October to showcase the highly anticipated RI Open Juried Exhibit. Artists, arts lovers, and the public are all invited to support WMOA!
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