Welcome Welcome to the Bristol Art Museum in Bristol, Rhode Island. The Museum, a non-profit organization founded in 1963 serving the local East Bay community and Rhode Island from its main location and galleries at the historic Linden Place in downtown Bristol, and its Community Galleries at the Rogers Free Library.
Mission Statement Our mission is to encourage the creation, promotion and appreciation of the arts through exhibitions and educational opportunities. Community outreach programs and partnerships are central to our goal of engaging diverse audiences in the arts of our time. Our aim is to enrich the cultural life of the community and region through diverse exhibitions and educational programs, and to be an accessible presence for future generations.