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Art After Dark

Art After Dark
         photo courtesy of Rich Hudson

What is Art After Dark? 

The Newport Art Museum's sparkling late night gathering, Art After Dark, is held on the second Thursday of each month and features artful programs, talks, gallery games, music, drinks and inspired conversation.  Each Art After Dark is unique and full of new adventures. Admission is free for Members. ($10 suggested donation for non-members)

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Art After Dark + Summer Exhibitions Opening Reception

5 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue)

Launch into the high season at the Museum for the Summer Exhibition Opening Reception from 5-7pm, and then stay on to wander the galleries and enjoy the artwork! It's the best of both worlds - plenty of time to visit with artists and friends, followed by ample time and space to actually take in all of the new exhibits. The jukebox will be playing, and our doors will be open until 9pm, so saunter on over and stay awhile!


Larry Fink
Somewhere There's Music 

Fink's iconic jazz photographs, taken between 1957 and 2006, feature legends like John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Jimmy Rushing and Roy Hargrove performing at various clubs around the country.  


Henry Horenstein
Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music

Taken between 1972 and 1981, Horenstein's series of black and white photographs entitled "Honky Tonk," includes portraits of such country music legends as Dolly Parton, Emmy Lou Harris, Jerry Lee Lewis, Waylon Jennings, and Mother Maybelle Carter and captures the dynamic culture of the country music scene.


Peter Hussey
Stops Along the Way

An unusual look at New England architecture and scenes of interest. Featuring compelling vantage points, geometric shapes, and vibrant colors, Hussey reinvigorates his subject matter and the medium of watercolor.  


New England
Watercolor Society

2017 Juried Exhibition

Founded in 1885, the New England Watercolor Society is one of the oldest in America.  This Exhibition was juried by esteemed watercolorist Kathleen Conover. 


Jason Evans
Boys of Summer: A Season with the Newport Gulls

It was a story waiting to be told...with the rich history at Newport's Cardine's Field, Evans turned his attention to documenting the Newport Gulls athletes.  

Admission is free for Members, and a $10 suggested donation for non-members.
Cash bar, and light refreshments will be served.