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, paintings, prints, cast paper ornaments and more.

All gifts are made by faculty and students from the Museum’s art school, the Coleman Center for Creative Studies. 20% of the proceeds will benefit the Museum. 

Participating artists include, Charlene Carpenzano, Peter Dickison, Ingrid LaVoie, Sue Wermuth and many more. Aside from art, the sale will also include the debut of the Museum’s new gift shop, The Elizabeth Conklin Museum Shop, featuring original work by local artists and items inspired by the Museum’s permanent collection.

More information is available by calling 401-848-8200 or visiting

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