Join Newport’s Arts and Cultural Alliance’s Arts Around the Fire with Special Guest Jay Coogan, President of IYRS



Wednesday, October 17
6:00 – 8:00pm

Salvation Café’s Post & Beam Room

140 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840

Newport’s Arts and Cultural Alliance’s monthly networking event, Arts Around the Fire, resumes this month at Salvation Café!  The Alliance’s guest will be Jay Coogan, President of IYRS School of Technology & Trades. Coogan is well known in RI as a sculptor, a widely respected leader in the art and design field and former Provost at Rhode Island School of Design. Coogan returns to RI from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) where he was President. Welcome him to Newport and learn about his goals for IYRS.

Join fellow citizens of the arts for Arts Around the Fire, an opportunity for artists, writers, performers and audiences to engage with colleagues about events affecting the cultural community and learn about new ideas and good work being done. Arts Around the Fire features a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres donated by Salvation Café and an informal atmosphere where artists and art lovers can connect.

Please plan to attend: free, utterly informal, no reservations needed!