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May 23, 2013

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Banks display students’ artwork

Artwork from Amesbury High School students is on display through June at the Provident Bank.

Under the direction of teacher Ann Bartkiewicz, the Student Art Show includes pieces by drawing and painting, advanced studio art, AP studio art, and Art I classes.

An artists’ reception will be held Thursday, May 30, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the branch at 5 Market St., Amesbury.

The artwork may be viewed during business hours at both the Market Street and Route 110 branches in Amesbury. For more information, call 978-834-8540.

At the Newburyport branch, artwork from Newburyport High School students is on display through May 31. “Banking on Art” features paintings, photographs and graphic designs.

An artists’ reception will be held tonight from 5:30 to 7 at the bank, 66 Storey Ave., Newburyport.

The exhibit can be viewed seven days a week during business hours. For more information, call 978-225-1401.

Watercolor show continues at library

An exhibit by local watercolorists will hang at the Newbury Town Library through June 1. The featured paintings include landscapes, seascapes and still lifes.

Prints on display at Firehouse

Color woodblock prints by Linda Mahoney are on display through June 2 in the first-floor gallery at the Firehouse Center for the Arts, Market Square, Newburyport. Her pieces include pine trees, shorelines and mountains. A painter for more than 30 years, Mahoney is an art teacher at Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield. She lives in Northfield. The Firehouse gallery is open Wednesdays through Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.firehouse.org.

Closing gallery offers discounts

The Bridge Gallery, which is shutting its doors after seven years, is selling artwork at a 20 percent discount.

There is also a “Make an Offer” reception this Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.

The gallery, which will close after this weekend, is located at 1R Water St., Newburyport. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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