exhibitions

Now on View

May 10 – August 11, 2015

Ilgenfritz Gallery

Peter Marcus, retired professor of art at Washington University in St. Louis, won Best in Show for his magnificent collagraph, "Grand Center," in the 2013 Newport Annual. Marcus produces large-scale art on paper that makes use of all traditional ways and forms of creating a single work, and crosses the conventional lines of thinking about process.

The New American Family

Peter Marcus

The New American Family

Peter Marcus

New Work

Janet Prip

May 23 – August 11, 2015

Wright Gallery

Sculptor Janet Prip has always been influenced by nature’s surprising color combinations, rich textures and mysterious organic forms. Her recent work is an exploration of scale and new materials, allowing her to work out the challenges that large-scale sculpture represents.

New Work

Janet Prip

New Work

Janet Prip

May 23 – August 11, 2015

Corridor

Roger Birn responds to nature by finding and photographing his own animate images or “found objects,” often located in heaps of litter, deteriorating surfaces or unkempt landscapes. Birn’s training as an advertising photographer lends itself to his technique of shooting straight down in sharp focus.

Animal Krackers

Roger Birn

Animal Krackers

Roger Birn

Nature Studies in Glass

David & Jennifer Clancy

May 30 – September 7, 2015

Studio Gallery

David and Jennifer Clancy are a collaborative husband and wife team who have been making glass together for more than 16 years. They bring together complementary perspectives and skills, creating finely crafted works that express their collective love of the medium and the natural world.

Nature Studies in Glass

David & Jennifer Clancy

Nature Studies in Glass

David & Jennifer Clancy

The Eternal Feminine

Icons and Images From Regional Collections

May 30 – September 13, 2015

Cushing Gallery

Art history provides a wealth of female symbolism, while many contemporary artists have continued to embrace the feminine muse. World cultures have both celebrated and demonized the female in mythology and religion. This exhibition will present a variety of female “icons” and “images.”

The Eternal Feminine

Icons and Images From Regional Collections

The Eternal Feminine

Icons and Images From Regional Collections

March 10, 2015 – March 10, 2020

online only

Explore the National Historic Landmark John N.A. Griswold House, home of the Newport Art Museum since 1916. This experience is accessible on computers, tablets, smart phones and other mobile devices and can be viewed at home or while walking through our galleries. Special thanks to the van Beuren Charitable Foundation for making this possible.

Griswold House Multi-Media Tour

Griswold House Multi-Media Tour