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November 21, 2013

Dozens of Local Artists Come Together to Save The Bay

The original Artists For The Bay Show & Sale is back and bigger than ever 

Save The Bay will open its doors to more than 45 artists, over 175 pieces or art and jewelry, and to the public for an opening reception of the annual Artists For The Bay Show & Sale. The reception on December 5 will be held in the Providence Journal Charitable Foundation Gallery, located at Save The Bay’s main building – The Bay Center – at Fields Point in Providence.

All art sales will be tax free and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Save The Bay. Artists' works include a variation of mediums, styles, and subject matter. The art show will run through January 31, 2014.

Tickets are $30 per person and include food, wine, beer, coffee, and stunning art in a festive setting overlooking Narragansett Bay. Attendees will also receive a coupon for a free appetizer at Hemenway's Restaurant. 

Raffle tickets to win a privately commissioned piece by Bristol artist Tom Deininger will be available for purchase. The winner will have their choice of medium and subject -- landscape, portrait or the winner’s favorite local spot. Tom will create a unique and original piece.

Visit www.savebay.org/art for more information or to purchase tickets.

About Save The Bay

Founded in 1970, Save The Bay is a non-profit member organization working to protect, restore and explore Narragansett Bay and its watershed. Save The Bay believes the Bay’s future depends on tomorrow’s leaders understanding how important the Bay is to our economy, environment and quality of life. The organization offers education programs to schools, community groups and the general public; protects Narragansett Bay by advocating for Bay-friendly legislation, reviewing permits and raising public awareness; and restores the Bay to full health through its extensive habitat restoration program.