As Warwick's largest non-profit arts organization and the area's cultural center since 1976, the Warwick Museum of Art continues to provide a performance and exhibition space for the most talented artists, writers and performers in Rhode Island and is host of a wide array of cultural and artistic activities including comedy, theater, music, poetry and literature as well as monthly visual arts exhibitions.
The Warwick Museum of Art was named both "Most Underappreciated Museum in Rhode Island" and "Best Place to Hear a Reading" by the 2004 Providence Phoenix Reader's Poll and is the home of Unexpected Company, "Best Comedy Troupe in Rhode Island" according to Rhode Island Monthly Magazine.
The Warwick Museum of Art is supported in part by: the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, the City of Warwick, the State of Rhode Island, the Champlin Foundation, WMOA members. and sponsors.
Warwick Museum of Art is a forum which nurtures and fosters creativity by:
-Providing opportunities to both artists and audiences to connect through creative expression.
-Developing educational experiences so that people of all ages and abilities may explore the process of creativity.
-Advancing the notion that cultural enrichment comes from participation in the creative process.
We will be a dynamic resource that encompasses all aspects of the arts and provides for the exciting exchange of ideas to create enriching experiences and to contribute to the quality of life within the state of Rhode Island.
The Warwick Museum of Art believes the full potential of the human condition can only be realized through a constant rediscovery and appreciation of the arts and humanities.
The Warwick Museum of Art has long recognized its crucial role in maintaining a platform for dialogue and expression for the diverse populations of our area. This principle extends in direct fashion to the organization's Board of Directors, which encourages and welcomes the active participation of any dedicated and upright member of our community, regardless of sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, age, disability or socioeconomics.