Newport Art Museum’s Art After Dark, which recently received the 2017 Editor’s Pick Award for Best Artsy Social Event by Rhode Island Monthly Magazine, is back on Thursday, January 11 from 5 – 9 pm.

Each Art After Dark has unique programming for the whole family. This event joins the ranks of the many events and educational programs the Museum currently offers in its galleries at 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport.

During this month’s Art After Dark, visitors are invited to play and experiment in the Art Studios of the Museum’s school, the Coleman Center for Creative Studies, located at 26 Liberty Street, Newport. Coleman Center instructors will be on hand to assist students in trying oil painting, printmaking, clay, stop-motion animation and watercolors. Visitors are invited to bring a friend, grab a drink, and try something new!

Art After Dark is free for Members, $10 suggested donation for non-members. Light refreshments and cash bar will be available. Details are available at

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