The Newport Art Museum continues to engage andinspire the whole family with “Second Saturdays” (January14, 10am-12pm), an engagingfamily-oriented program designed to inspire young mindsand satisfy thecuriosity of every member of the family.Each Second Saturday is uniquely curated based on a theme, and includes a variety of activities geared for ages 3-10. Thiseventjoins the ranks of the many events and educational programs the Museum currently offers in its galleries at 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport. And the best news? The Second Saturdays program is free with Museum admission!So, reacquaint your family withthe Newport Art Museum. Detailsareavailableat NewportArtMuseum.org.
This month, enjoy Chinese New Year at the Museum with visiting scholars Li Chen andZhongyuan Zhangfrom the Confucius Institute at Bryant University.The Year of the (hardworking, courageous and talented) Rooster officially begins onSaturday, January 28and is celebrated throughFebruary 2, 2017. Chen will guide us through the ancient art of Tai Chi motions (Taiji)modified specifically for children. Through slow and controlled movements, students willpractice mindfulness while learning this ancient traditional exercise.Parents will surely benefit too! Zhang will teach the incredible art of Chinese paper cutting.Join us for a wonderful day of movement and making.

Guided Close Looking tour begins promptly at10:10am
Paper cutting activities and Tai Chi to follow

The SecondSaturday program is FREEwith Museum admission, preregister at newportartmuseum.org.

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