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Art After Dark

Of Myths and Celebrations

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

Animate the night, connect with friends and family, and celebrate mythical stories from around the world.  Visit Jason E. Smith's "Outer Myths" exhibition, create a traditional Lunar New Year craft, explore the Museum's permanent collection, view the stars above through high-powered telescopes and learn the related mythical stories of the constellations. The Museum will be alive with sights and sounds for all ages.  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: 
Roger Williams University Professor Dale Leavitt will speak about the University's Oyster Nursery and Gardening program
5:30p  Guided Children's Tour of the Museum
6:00p  Gallery Talk with Exhibiting Artist Jason E. Smith on his current work "Outer Myths" in the Wright Gallery
8:00p  Guided Insomniac Tour of the Museum 
Chef In Residence:  Roger Williams University "Ferry Cliff Farm" oysters freshly shucked at our Raw Bar
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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