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Art After Dark

Primavera & First Light Funeral

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

Welcome longer days, more sunlight, and the start of spring with friends and family at the Museum.  Look closer at the Museum's collection for examples of Luminist painting with Peter Arguimbau, sample spring's bounty with Harvest Kitchen's veggie delights, view the stars above through high-powered telescopes and learn the related mythical stories of the spring sky constellations. 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: 
5:30p  Guided Children's Tour of the Museum 
6:00p  Gallery Talk: Luminism as seen through the Museum's collection with Peter Arguimbau, Director of the Mariner Gallery on Spring Street, Newport
8:00p  Guided Insomniac Tour of the Museum 
Chef In Residence:  Harvest Kitchen 
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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