Artists for The Bay Show & Sale to showcase local art and jewelry on November 29

Artists for The Bay Show & Sale to showcase local art and jewelry on November 29

PROVIDENCE – Nov. 12, 2018 – Save The Bay’s annual Artists for The Bay Show & Sale Opening Reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Bay Center in Providence. Creative works by more than 60 local artists, sculptors and jewelers will be on display and for sale. Guests will discover a variety of artwork, ranging from elegant seascapes to handcrafted jewelry. All participating artists are generously donating 50 percent of all sales to support Save The Bay’s advocacy, education and restoration work.

“I feel privileged to show and sell my artwork at the annual Artists for The Bay Show & Sale,” said local painter Elinor Thompson. “I love the appreciative audience and feel great that a percentage of the proceeds goes to this organization that positively impacts the quality of life for all Rhode Islanders and those visiting our state.”

“The Artists for The Bay Show & Sale offers guests a rare opportunity to explore beautiful artwork, kick off the holiday season by purchasing gifts for loved ones, and support an organization they believe in,” says Leanne Danielsen, Save The Bay events manager. “The Opening Reception itself is made even more special by the local restaurants and businesses that support the event with food, drink and music.”

Tickets to the Opening Reception include an evening of live music with local food and beverages, provided by Fire Works Catering; Ragged Island Brewing, Co.; Gooseneck Vineyards; the Granny Squibb Company; KEEL Vodka; GG’s Pretzels; and Tapped Apple Winery. Tickets ($40) can be purchased online at or at the door.

Artists for The Bay Show & Sale is generously sponsored by Sophia Shibles Interiors, Starkweather & Shepley, Providence Picture Frame & Dryden Gallery, Sunflower Designs, BayCoast Bank, Falvey Insurance Group, MetLife and Strategic Retirement Partners.

“We are thrilled to once again sponsor Save The Bay’s Artists for the Bay Show & Sale,” said Mary Farrell of Sophia Shibles Interiors. “This event showcases two of Rhode Island’s most important assets: Narragansett Bay and our thriving community of artists and artisans. We invite our clients and vendors to share a drink and a bite with us, get behind this great cause and do a little holiday shopping all at one time.”

The Artists for The Bay Show & Sale runs into January 2019, with a Closing Reception on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 11 a.m. Community members are invited to the Bay Center—located at 100 Save The Bay Drive, Providence— to browse and purchase artwork during regular business hours (Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) between Dec. 3 and Jan. 26.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Leanne Danielsen at or 272-3540 x140 or visit


About Save The Bay: Founded in 1970, Save The Bay works to protect and improve Narragansett Bay and its watershed through advocacy, education, and restoration efforts. It envisions a fully swimmable, fishable, healthy Narragansett Bay, accessible to everyone and globally recognized as an environmental treasure.

*Please note:  Be sure to access the Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus through the main entrance on Harborside Blvd. Your GPS may suggest taking Ernest Street to JWU’s Shipyard Street entrance, but that route requires a key card for entry.  

From Route I-95 North or South, take Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue). Head downhill on Thurbers Avenue to US Route 1A (Allens Avenue). Turn right onto Allens Ave. Continue southbound on Allens Ave. into Cranston, where Allens Ave. becomes Narragansett Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Blvd. at the traffic light by the Shell gas station. Follow Harborside Blvd. through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus. At the end of Harborside Blvd., turn right onto Save The Bay Drive. Save The Bay Drive becomes a circular, one-way roadway as you approach the Bay Center. Parking is available in four guest lots after you pass the main building. Enter the building through the main entrance.


July 11, 2021

Dear Friends, Supporters and Community Members, 

At this time, Save The Bay’s facilities in Providence and Westerly remain closed to the public in response to COVID-19.

The Exploration Center and Aquarium in Newport reopened Monday, July 5, with new hours and visiting procedures in place.

Save The Bay is offering volunteer and internship opportunities with new policies and procedures for the health and safety of all involved.

Our staff continues to protect and improve Narragansett Bay, working both remotely and on-site. If you have any questions, you can contact us by phone (401-272-3540) or email (, or on FacebookInstagram or Twitter.