December 8, 2021

Providence Art Club to Host 117th Annual Little Pictures Show

Two artists from Rehoboth will be exhibiting in this year’s Show & Sale

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[Providence] The historic Providence Art Club is excited to host the 117th Annual Little Pictures Show & Sale from November 7 – December 23, 2021. The exhibition, which is the oldest and largest art show of its kind in the United States, will feature hundreds of small and affordable artworks. This year’s exhibition will feature over 600 artworks by over 100 artists spread across three unique gallery spaces at the Art Club’s distinctive home on College Hill. The exhibition is a great opportunity to purchase works of original fine art for one’s own collection, or to give as a gift during the holiday season. Sales of art are tax free in Rhode Island.

Michele Poirier-Mozzone and Valerie Weingard are both residents of Rehoboth and are also both Exhibiting Artist Members of the Art Club. Both will be exhibiting paintings in this year’s Little Pictures Show, which is the oldest and largest exhibition of its kind in the nation.

First mounted in 1904, the Little Pictures Show & Sale features works sized at 16” x 16” or less and priced at no more than $300. Works in a wide range of media by elected Exhibiting Artist Members of the Providence Art Club will be on view. Items ranging from paintings and prints and mixed media works to glass, jewelry, and fine woodworking will all be on offer. Artworks in the show are sold “cash and carry”, and buyers can take them home immediately. Sold works are then replaced, making for a constantly changing exhibition. Over more than a century, this exhibition has become a beloved tradition for viewers and art collectors from throughout Southern New England and beyond.

Of the show, Art Club Gallery Manager Michael Rose says, “We are excited to welcome visitors to see the nation’s oldest, largest, and best, little pictures exhibition. This show has so much to offer, and I hope art lovers from throughout the area will stop by the Art Club to see it.”

Little Pictures will run from November 7 – December 23. Gallery hours during this special exhibition will be seven days a week from 12-5pm each day. The galleries will be closed occasionally for holidays as well as for private functions and Art Club events. For more information about this exhibition or to schedule an interview with participating artists, please contact Art Club Gallery Manager Michael Rose at 401-331-1114 ext.5, or via email at michael@providenceartclub.org

About the Art Club
Founded in 1880 to stimulate the appreciation of art in the community, the Club has long been a place for artists and art patrons to congregate, create, display and circulate works of art. Located along Thomas Street, in the shadow of the First Baptist Church, the Providence Art Club is a picturesque procession of historic houses, home to studios, galleries and the clubhouse. Through its public programs, its art instruction classes for members and its active exhibition schedule, the Providence Art Club continues a tradition of sponsoring and supporting the visual arts in Providence and throughout Rhode Island.

All Exhibitions Are Free and Open to The Public

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