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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

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

5 – 9 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue)

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Until winter finally loosens it's grip, warm up at the Museum, connect with friends and family, and feast your eyes on the vibrant colors on view in our galleries. Savor Lost Art Cultured Foods lovingly crafted, delicious krauts and kimchi, be inspired by Islay Taylor's extravagant mixed media neckpieces, explore the Museum's permanent collection, view the stars above through high-powered telescopes and learn the related mythical stories of the constellations. Enjoy a festive all-ages night out at the Museum.  Live music, early evening guided tours for children and late night "Insomniac Tours" for adults, an all-ages scavenger hunt of the Museum's permanent collection, hands-on crafts, libations and light refreshments.  

Special this night: 
6:00p  Guided Children's Tour of the Museum 
Gallery Conversation with sculptor and jewelry maker Islay Taylor
8:00p  Guided Insomniac Tour of the Museum 
Chef In Residence:  Lost Art Cultured Foods with delicious krauts and kimchi
Stargazing on the Museum lawn with Skyscrapers, Inc., RI's amateur astronomical society.  
Dress warmly and follow the luminaria for a magical night at the Newport Art Museum.

Admission is free for Members.
($10 suggested donation for non-members)

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