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Newport Art Museum Welcomes Four New Exhibitions

The Newport Art Museum welcomes four new exhibitions to its galleries this fall, including Thomas Russell’s 50 Years: Selected Paintings, James Watkins: Reminiscence, 2015 NetWorks 2016, and the Photographers’ Guild Members’ Exhibition. The official Opening Reception for all four shows will be Friday, September 30, 5-7pm. Members free, non-members $10 suggested donation, cash bar. About

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Art After Dark Will Celebrate Advent of Spring and Bid Farewell to Beloved Beech Tree

Art After Dark, the Newport Art Museum‘s popular late night event, held each month on the second Thursday (Newport Gallery Night), will celebrate the advent of spring with “Primavera” and also bid a sad farewell to the Museum’s beloved 180 year old Fernleaf Beech tree, on April 14 from 5-9pm. In the spirit of the Culture of Yes!,

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Newport Art Museum Will Host Gallery Talk with RI Artist Mary Dondero on Sunday

Members of the public and media are invited to the Newport Art Museum on Sunday, February 28th at 2pm for a Gallery Talk with exhibiting artist Mary Dondero. Learn more about the vision, processes and inspiration behind her elusive and atmospheric prints and drawings. Members of the Chamber Ensemble, the most advanced adult string ensemble

Joan Hall Wins Newport Annual Best-In-Show Award and Newport Art Museum Award

{Photo: BEST IN SHOW – Joan Hall | Global Warming/Algae Bloom} The Newport Art Museum has announced the winners of the 2016 Newport Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition. One of the Museum’s most anticipated annual events, this exhibition highlights top talent from the region, bringing together an eclectic mix of art sourced from Rhode Island and beyond. Entries

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Newport Art Museum Will Welcome Four New Exhibitions This Winter

The Newport Art Museum will welcome four new exhibitions to its galleries this winter, including two solo artists, one group show, and an exhibition of recent Museum acquisitions.  Mary Dondero: Small Points in Time, Jason E. Smith: Outer Myths, Paintings: Recent Acquisitions, and the Newport Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition will be on view this winter and celebrated during an opening

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Darrell West Will Kick Off 88th Annual Winter Speaker Series at Newport Art Museum

Newport Art Museum Welcomes First Winter Speaker Darrell West on January Darrell West, a former Brown University Professor and author of 20 books, will kick off the Newport Art Museum‘s 88th annual Winter Speaker Series on Saturday, January 9 at 2pm in the Museum’s Griswold House at 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport. In keeping with tradition,

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Newport Art Museum’s Faculty & Student Holiday Art Sale to Feature Local Artists & Return of the Museum Gift Shop

The Newport Art Museum will host its annual Faculty and Student Holiday Arts Sale, Friday, November 27, 12 – 4pm and Saturday, November 28, 10am – 4pm, in the Museum’s Griswold House at 76 Bellevue Avenue. Shoppers can purchase unique holiday gifts, while supporting local artists and arts education. Items include ceramic tableware and ornaments, quilts,

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Newport Art Museum’s Coleman Center Now Enrolling for Holiday Workshops

The Newport Art Museum‘s art school, the Coleman Center for Creative Studies, is now enrolling students for holiday themed workshops in ceramics, calligraphy and painting.  The workshops, geared toward beginners but open to all levels, are designed to give students an opportunity to learn a new art making skill while creating holiday gifts. Those interested in ceramics can take Handmade Holiday with Charlene

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Newport Art Museum Curator to give Gallery Talk on “Reviving Durr Freedley”

The Newport Art Museum invites guests to an afternoon Gallery Talk on Reviving Durr Freedley: Newport’s Forgotten Artist on Sunday, October 18 at 2pm in the Museum’s Cushing Gallery. The talk will be led by Nancy Whipple Grinnell, Newport Art Museum Curator, who will discuss Freedley’s life and work. The event is free with the price of Museum admission.

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Newport Art Museum Introduces New Fall Programming: Second Saturdays, Drinks with Designers and Art After Dark

The Newport Art Museum is kicking off the fall season with a series of new programs. “Second Saturdays” (beginning September 12), “Drinks with Designers” (beginning September 17), and “Art After Dark” (beginning October 8), will join the ranks of the many events and educational programs the Museum currently offers in its galleries at 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport. These

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Wet Paint Set for August 15th and 16th at Newport Art Museum

The Newport Art Museum invites artists and the general public to participate in its annual public art making and auction weekend, Wet Paint, Saturday, August 15 and Sunday, August 16, presented by AR Capital. Hundreds of artworks created by regional artists of all ages on Saturday will be sold “still wet” in silent and live auctions Sunday at the Museum, 76