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Community Involvement

Raise Your Hands for Art

Partners Making Art Happen

People of all ages and abilities explore their creativity, engage with art, and connect with others through Newport Art Museum's community programs. Coordinated through the Coleman Center for Creative Studies, our community partners, volunteers, interns, and support from generous funders help make these programs possible.


Artful Elders

Artful Elders provides arts enrichment programs for more than 300 low-income seniors in Newport County and residents of Newport County nursing homes and assisted living facilities. These programs include cermamics classes, art demonstrations, and art appreciation presentations.


Boys and Girls Clubs of Newport County Collaboration

For more than 20 years, the Newport Art Museum has provided quality, well-rounded visual arts programming to youth ages 5-18 through the Boys and Girls Club of Newport County.

Supported by:

The Hartfield Foundation

John Clarke Trust


After-School Arts Enrichment Programs

After schools arts enrichment classes are offered to public school communities throughout Newport County. The Newport Art Museum is proud to partner with the Newport Child and Family Opportunity Zones,  Jamestown's Melrose School, Newport Community School and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center for arts enrichment.

Supported by:

The Hartfield Foundation

John Clarke Trust


Sail to Prevail

With the mission of creating "opportunities for disabled children and adults to overcome adversity through therapeutic sailing," Sail to Prevail looks to the Newport Art Museum to provide an arts enrichment component to its Confidence is Cool summer camp. This recreational day camp for ages 7-17 fills a void in summer programming available to children with physical disabilities.