In Warwick, seaside charm blends with art and culture to form a wonderful mix of activities and venues to spotlight. Take in a theatrical production at the new GAMM Theatre, or visit one of the art galleries or our well known Center for the Arts conveniently located in the heart of Apponaug.
If humor is more your style, we have that too, Bring Your Own Improv nights every Friday are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
Blazing Editions provides high-quality imaging services for professional artists. All aspects of fine art capturing and reproduction are available through their state-of-the-art facilities including: scanning, color correcting, proofing, archiving, publishing, and printing on all substrates (canvas, metal, photo paper). Additionally, sister companies Blaze Publications represents some of the leading regional artists and Y|J Contemporary is the largest contemporary art gallery in Rhode Island with over 30,000 sq/ft of wall space.
This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation! You can participate in one of three ways: Applaud for a scene you like, yell out fantastic suggestions, or if you feel you’re ready, jump up and get involved with us on stage!!! Family friendly comedy shows every Friday at 7:00 PM followed by Late Night Comedy (PG-13) starting at 9:00 PM at the Warwick Center for the Arts. Tickets ($8 adults, $5 seniors, military, or children 12 and under) are available online.
The Gamm is one of the region’s premier professional theaters and a cultural asset since its founding in 1984. Through a range of education and community programs, The Gamm promotes lifelong literacy for thousands of K-12 students, as well as underserved audience members each year. Humanities forums and post-show talkbacks further enhance the intellectual and cultural life of the community.
Season 34 (2018-2019) marks The Gamm’s first in its permanent home in Warwick. With more seats, as well as greater comfort and potential, this newly renovated venue promises to improve the experience for performing artists and the audience.
The Warwick Center for the Arts, located next to City Hall in Apponaug, brings works of art in group and solo exhibitions hosted in two galleries: the Main Gallery and the Small Works Gallery. A poetry series, The Mad Poets Cafe, takes place monthly on every fourth Saturday and draws poets from throughout New England. Live theatre, including Bring Your Own Improv, and independent film is also part of their commitment to artistic excellence in Warwick.
Classes at The Museum School at WCFTA begin every March and runs throughout the year, offering instruction for all ages in Basic Drawing, Painting, Color, Figure Studies, and more. The very popular Summer Art Camp, held each year from June through August, gives younger students a fun, exciting introduction to art in the form of five-day workshops, ranging from collage, to acting and singing, to papier mache, to poetry writing, and more!
General admission is free, except for certain events. Please call for registration information. WCFTA welcomes class and group tours.
Y|J Contemporary Fine Art is a distribution company dedicated to providing stunning original works of art exclusively to select galleries throughout North America, Europe, and China. The works in their collections have been created by some of the world’s leading contemporary artists each with their own distinct oeuvre. Working with over 5,000 artists, Y|J hand picks top artists to be displayed in their 30,000 sq/ft gallery space, the largest in Rhode Island. Sister company Blazing Editions provides high-quality imaging services for professional artists.