2014-07-03 / Around Town


Sculpture, "Vanishing Song" by Barbara Alpert Sculpture, "Vanishing Song" by Barbara Alpert There are summer treasures to be found at Spring Bull Gallery’s “Les Petites Oeuvres en Été” exhibit. The show begins with a gala reception on Saturday, July 5, from 5 -7 p.m. Small artistic gems in oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, glass, and other media by local artists will be featured in the exhibit which runs through July 5 – July 31. Works will change daily as new art replaces sold pieces. The gallery will be open until 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 10 for Gallery Night. Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., Newport, open daily noon to 5 p.m. For additional information on this exhibition, future gallery events or member artists, call the gallery at 401-849-9166 or visit springbullgallery.com.

Photography by Dan McManus and works by Barbara Alpert will be showcased at an opening reception at DeBlois Gallery on Saturday, July 5 from 4 – 7 p.m. The show will be exhibited until July 27. McManus thinks of his newest photography work as "2D found- objects sculpture." He teaches photography at Newport Art Museum and has also worked at Portsmouth Abbey and at Salve Regina and Bridgewater State universities. Alpert’s works have been shown in museums and galleries throughout the country, but this is a look at her rarely- seen 3-D work. DeBlois Gallery is located at 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, near First Beach. The gallery will have extended hours for Gallery Night July 10 shown from 5 – 8 p.m.

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