Newport Art Museum’s Art After Dark is back on Thursday, November 14 from 5 – 8 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. Art After Dark is supported by BankNewport and Matouk as well as donations to the Museum’s Annual Fund.

This month, Newport Art Museum is celebrating the young collectors in our midst. In conjunction to the current exhibition Forever Young: Representations of Childhood and Adolescencethe Museum has created a Children’s Gallery in the Griswold House to mount a special curated exhibition of fascinating and curious objects collected by children. The Children’s Gallery opening reception will begin at 5:30 pm. Guests are also invited to create in a drop-in art making area, share impressions about the current exhibitions through our innovative Feedback Loop project, and test their eagle eye with a themed Eye Spy scavenger hunt. 

This month’s Art After Dark will be on Thursday, November 14 from 5 – 8 pm. Admission to Art After Dark is free for Members, and a suggested $10 donation for non-Members. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available.

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Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

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In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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