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April 28, 2017

Beyond the Tour: Nature Tamed

May 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Rough Point
680 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI 02840
Adults $10; 12 and under free
Newport Restoration Foundation

It’s gardens galore on Wednesday evenings this spring. Drop in for special garden tours, sketching the collection activities, floral fashions, gallery talks, and much more! Topics vary each session. Lawn chairs and picnics welcomed.

Special for May 17…
5:00-6:30 Sketching the Collection (drop-in)
Guest sketchers will share how they see our collection and lead drawing activates. Or grab a notebook and head into the galleries yourself!

5:15-6:45 Gallery talks (20 minutes)
A rotating menu of short talks that spotlight the lesser known stories at Rough Point.
5:30 Garden tour (45 minutes)
Roam the lush landscape with one of our expert guides

This year’s exhibition, Nature Tamed in the Landscape, Gardens and Collections of Rough Point, will be available for viewing during this program.

Program tickets are non-refundable.

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Ryan Belmore, a Newport resident and life-long Rhode Islander, is the Editor & Publisher of www.whatsupnewp.com. Belmore is an on-air personality on Radio Newport 105.9FM, on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust, and is the organizer of the Newport Holiday Stroll. Belmore was the digital/social media coordinator for the '15 Volvo Ocean Race Newport stopover and has previously worked for the New England Patriots, American Cancer Society and hosted a radio talk show on AM 1540 WADK. Contact Ryan by phone at 401-662-1653, by e-mail at Ryan@whatsupnewp.com or on Twitter at @Ryan_Belmore.