Jamestown Historical Society

Photos from the JAC/JHS Exhibit

The Jamestown Arts Center and the JHS held a reception of art from the Nina A. Baugh collection and art from the Jamestown Historical Society collection. These selections, exhibited together, provide us a rare glimpse into the life of a young and gifted artist and into daily life on Conanicut Island in the 1920s and 1930s. Read about this exhibit, the story of the collection of the works of art and the collaboration between the Jamestown Historical Society and the Jamestown Art Center in this article in the Newport Daily News.

The exhibit is on display until March 5, 2016. JAC gallery hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm.

Related Articles

Jamestown Historical Society Launches Dynamic New Website

The new improved JHS website jamestownhistoricalsociety.org was unveiled last week after months of work by several dedicated JHS volunteers.
George-Whitely

George Whitley, Rhode Island Jonnycakes

George Whitley spoke about the history of this special corn and the milling of it, and he made jonnycakes with flint corn for all attendees to enjoy.
crock

Ceramic Pot

This small ceramic pot with its lid is believed to have come across the bay in the house that became the Bay Voyage hotel.