programs & events

Upcoming Events

Meet / Eat / Chat

noon     Griswold House

A "getting to know you" lunch with the Museum's executive director and staff.

Murder at the Museum

"8 Feet Under the Earth" murder mystery

7 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Ave.)

Join the Marley Bridges Theatre Company for an interactive murder mystery in the Museum's historic John N. A. Griswold House. Doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7pm. Search the galleries for clues, question suspects and help solve the crime!

Lunch with the Artist

Winslow Homer: Nature as a Violent Unfeeling Enemy

noon     Griswold House

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

Gallery Talk with exhibiting artist Deborah Baronas

5:30 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Ave.)

Join exhibiting artist Deborah Baronas for a gallery talk on her exhibition Flowers in the Factory. Free as part of Newport Gallery Night. 

Photo Guild Meeting

Presentations by Carole Kenny, Frank Leith, and Paul Mello

7 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue)

Join us for a journey into the creative world of these three photographers. Each will share selections form their portfolios as well as their thoughts regarding photography. 

This monthly meeting of the Photographers' Guild is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30, meeting starts at 7pm.

Read / Eat / Chat

"Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis" by Robert Edset

noon     Griswold House

Join art lovers and avid readers for the monthly meeting of the Museum's book club. Read the book, bring a lunch and discuss! Members FREE, non-members $5.

Music in the Galleries

Featuring URI Department of Music String Ensembles

2 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Ave.)

Enjoy live string ensembles as you stroll through our galleries and current exhibitions, free with the price of Museum admission. The University of Rhode Island Department of Music String Ensembles will perform selections from their 2015 Spring Semester.

Meet / Eat / Chat

noon     Griswold House

A "getting to know you" lunch with the Museum's executive director and staff.

Lunch with the Artist

Miro and the Invention of Surrealism

noon     Griswold House

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

Photo Guild Meeting

Topic TBA

7 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue)

This monthly meeting of the Photographers' Guild is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30, meeting starts at 7pm. Speaker and topic TBA.

Read / Eat / Chat

"A Natural History of the Palette" by Victoria Finlay

noon     Griswold House

Join art lovers and avid readers for the monthly meeting of the Museum's book club. Read the book, bring a lunch and discuss! Members FREE, non-members $5.