Newport, RI – The Newport Art Museum School’s courses and workshops for youth and adults begin January 6, 2019. Offerings for the winter term include a professional practices workshop for artists, monotype printing, painting, handbuilding in clay, and more. Newport Art Museum members receive a 15% discount on tuition. Registration closes one week before the class start date. The full selection of classes and registration are available now at



The Newport Art Museum School
Located in the Coleman Center for Creative Studies
26 Liberty Street
Newport, RI 02840

Registration for winter term is now open!

Session Dates:
Winter term session 1: January 6 – February 9, 2019
Winter term session 2: February 17 – March 23, 2019

More information and registration is available at, or by phone at 401-619-7983.

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