programs & events

Art After Dark

Art After Dark
         photo courtesy of Rich Hudson

Discover Art After Dark!

Newport Art Museum's sparkling late night gathering recently received the 2017 Editor's Pick Award for Best Artsy Social Event by Rhode Island Monthly Magazine! 

Held on the second Thursday of each month, Art After Dark features artful programs, talks, film screenings, 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

5 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue)

Faculty & Student Holiday Art Sale!

Join us for the best holiday shopping in the Ilgenfritz Gallery, while being serenaded by the Golden Bantam String Band! Open during Art After Dark, the sale will continue all day Friday and Saturday. Find the perfect, handmade, special something. Maybe you need a teacher gift, stocking stuffer, stunning gift for a dear one, hostess gift or a treat for yourself. The Museum's accomplished artist instructors and students have created just the thing for you! 


Elizabeth Conklin MUSEUM SHOP!

The Museum Shop is decked out for the holidays with ornaments, jewelry, ceramics, gifts for the wee ones, accessories for the ladies, art prints and fine art, and more! 
Remember: members save 10% on all items in the Shop!


Give the Gift of Membership!

Give the gift of fine and contemporary art all year long. A membership to the Newport Art Museum is a superb gift that affords the Member free admission to the Museum and discounts on many Museum offerings and events, including class tuition at the Coleman Center for Creative Studies, Winter Speaker Series tickets, discounts at the Museum Shop and more!  Visit the Museum Shop to secure your Gift Membership!


Admission to Art After Dark is free to Members, $10 suggested donation for non-Members.
Cash bar and light refreshments.