programs & events

Upcoming Events

Thanksgiving

10 am     Newport Art Museum

Museum and Coleman Center are closed.

Faculty & Student Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale

unique gifts by local artists

3 – 6 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Ave.)

Skip the big box stores this Black Friday. Instead, buy unique holiday gifts while supporting local artists and arts education! All gifts are made by faculty and students at the Museum's art school, the Coleman Center for Creative Studies. Pick up ceramics, jewelry, paintings, prints and more!

Faculty & Student Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale

unique gifts by local artists

10 am – 4 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Ave.)

Shop with us on small buisness Saturday! Buy unique holiday gifts while supporting local artists and arts education! All gifts are made by faculty and students at the Museum's art school, the Coleman Center for Creative Studies. We'll have ceramics, jewelry, paintings, prints and more!


"Silent Night, Deadly Night"

A 90 minute, family-friendly murder mystery

7 – 8:30 pm      NEWPORT ART MUSEUM (76 BELLEVUE AVE.)

This year, avoid killing your own family during the holidays and come participate in an elegant evening of music and murder. Beautiful costumes and colorful characters will bring to life a Victorian scene of holiday bliss, but the undercurrent of discord will soon lead to an untimely demise for one guest... Search for clues, question suspects and piece together your theory of the crime in this family-friendly, holiday themed murder mystery in the beautiful John N.A. Griswold House.

 

Handmade Holiday

Workshop

6 – 9 pm     Coleman Center (26 Liberty Street)

Come enjoy the holiday merriment in our festive clay studio. Make ornaments, plates and other handmade ceramics to give to your friends and family. No experience needed. This class meets three consecutive Mondays, December 1, 8, 15.

Register now online or call 401-848-2787

Annual Student Art Show

10 am – 4 pm     Coleman Center (26 Liberty Street)

This annual exhibition showcases the creativity, hard work and talent of students from the Museum's art school, the Coleman Center for Creative Studies. The show is made up of work by students, young and old, who took at class with us in 2014. The work will be on view through December 19.

 


Annual Student Art Show Opening

10 am     Coleman Center

2014 Coleman Center students' artwork now on view in the Coleman Center hallway, through 12/19.

ART on Demand

6 – 9 pm     Coleman Center

Gyotuku: Fish Printing on Fabric workshop.

Call 401-848-2787 to register.

Gift Making with Wire

One day workshop

10 am – 3 pm     Newport Art Museum

Local artist and jeweler, Tiffany Peay, is hosting a wire-wrapping workshop. Create your own piece of jewelry to gift to yourself or a friend for the holidays. Thiffany will demonstrate wire-wrapping techniquesin the laid back and beautiful atmostphere of the Newport Art Museum. Design kits provded or bring your own ideas.

Register now online or call 401-848-2787


"Silent Night, Deadly Night"

A 90 minute, family-friendly murder mystery

7 – 8:30 pm     NEWPORT ART MUSEUM (76 BELLEVUE AVE.)

This year, avoid killing your own family during the holidays and come participate in an elegant evening of music and murder. Beautiful costumes and colorful characters will bring to life a Victorian scene of holiday bliss, but the undercurrent of discord will soon lead to an untimely demise for one guest... Search for clues, question suspects and piece together your theory of the crime in this family-friendly, holiday themed murder mystery in the beautiful John N.A. Griswold House.

 

Lunch with the Artist

"Goya: What is the Purpose of Clothes in Art?"

noon     Newport Art Museum

Discussion hosted by Richard Tyre. Members FREE, non-members $8.

Newport Gallery Night

5 – 8 pm     Newport Art Museum

The Museum is open after hours and admission is FREE.

Dickens Christmas Feast

Holiday dinner theater

7 pm     Newport Art Museum

Join the Marley Bridges Theatre Company for a Victorian celebration of the season in the historic John N.A. Griswold House. The night includes a holiday choral concert, dancing, a four-course meal and mingling with costumed characters from Newport's Gilded Age, as they try to restore good humor to a local "scrooge". Buy tickets online or call (401) 324-9436.

Dickens Christmas Feast

Holiday dinner theater

7 pm     Newport Art Museum

Join the Marley Bridges Theatre Company for a Victorian celebration of the season in the historic John N.A. Griswold House. The night includes a holiday choral concert, dancing, a four-course meal and mingling with costumed characters from Newport's Gilded Age, as they try to restore good humor to a local "scrooge". Buy tickets online or call (401) 324-9436.

Music in the Galleries

St. Mary's Choir - Christmas Music

2 pm     Newport Art Museum

Enjoy Christmas carols by St. Mary's Choir, while you visit the Museum's galleries. Free with the price of admission.

Christmas Eve

10 am     Newport Art Museum

Museum closes at 1pm; Coleman Center is closed all day.

Christmas Day

10 am     Newport Art Museum

Museum and Coleman Center are closed.

"Silent Night, Deadly Night"

A 90 minute, family-friendly murder mystery

7 – 8:30 pm     NEWPORT ART MUSEUM (76 BELLEVUE AVE.)

This year, avoid killing your own family during the holidays and come participate in an elegant evening of music and murder. Beautiful costumes and colorful characters will bring to life a Victorian scene of holiday bliss, but the undercurrent of discord will soon lead to an untimely demise for one guest... Search for clues, question suspects and piece together your theory of the crime in this family-friendly, holiday themed murder mystery in the beautiful John N.A. Griswold House.

Annual Fund Deadline/New Year's Eve

10 am     Newport Art Museum

Last day to donate to the Museum's 2014 Annual Fund. Museum closes at 1pm, Coleman Center is closed all day.

New Year's Day

10 am     Newport Art Museum

Museum and Coleman Center are closed. Happy New Year!