exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

January 20 – May 20, 2018

Library & Studio Gallery, Griswold House

For her ongoing series “Beautiful Boy,” Lissa Rivera photographs her domestic partner. The project began as a conversation on subway between Rivera and her male friend who shared with her that he wore women’s clothing in college but after graduation, “struggled to navigate a world that seemed both newly accepting and yet inherently reviling of male displays of femininity.” Click to read more >

Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy

Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy

January 20 – May 6, 2018

This exhibition showcases the work of contemporary artists exploring issues of domesticity and identity. Both a private and public space, the home can be personal and intimate, as well as social and political. It reflects identity, ownership, and even the individual and social expectations of family life. Click to learn more >

Domestic Affairs: Domesticity, Identity, and the Home

Domestic Affairs: Domesticity, Identity, and the Home

February 3 – May 20, 2018

Cushing Building

One of the Newport Art Museum's most anticipated annual events, this exhibition highlights top talent from the region, bringing together an eclectic mix of art sourced from Rhode Island and beyond. Click to learn more >

May 19 – July 29, 2018

Ilgenfritz Gallery

A veteran sailor, Joan Hall understands the crisis of ocean pollution. Her stunning large-scale works of art and installations combine found or cast paper marine debris into handmade paper and explore the effects of plastic on the sea. Click to read more >

Joan Hall: Sea of Heartbreak

Joan Hall: Sea of Heartbreak