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Upcoming Events

Newport Music Festival

4 – 6 pm     Newport Art Museum

Enjoy a Newport Music Festival concert in the Museum. Visit NewportMusic.org for details and tickets.

Newport Music Festival

4 – 6 pm     Newport Art Museum

Enjoy a Newport Music Festival concert in the Museum. Visit NewportMusic.org for performer details and tickets.

Newport Music Festival

4 – 6 pm     Newport Art Museum

Enjoy a Newport Music Festival concert in the Museum. Visit NewportMusic.org for performer details and tickets. 


Murder at the Museum

"Mobsters & Molls"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

It’s 1931. Join a cadre of questionable characters in Prohibition era Newport, including Lucky Luciano, Thelma “Hot Toddy” Todd, Larry Fay, Helen Morgan, and Texas Guinan, as they attempt to unravel a tangled web of intrigue. Shady dealings, back stabbing associates, and double-crossing authorities come together to make an unforgettable evening.

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Sesquicentennial Gallery Talk

"Art and Enterprise: Richard Morris Hunt's Early Newport Friendships"

2 pm     Newport Art Museum

Join us in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the John N.A. Griswold House with this lecture by Newport Art Museum Curator Nancy Whipple Grinnell.

Free with the price of admission.


Newport Music Festival

4 – 6 pm     Newport Art Museum

Enjoy a Newport Music Festival concert in the Museum. Visit NewportMusic.org for performer details and tickets. 

BridgeFest Event

"Metal Crafting" featuring Tim Danyliw

11 am     Newport Art Museum

Join us for this BridgeFest event at the Museum: Metal Crafting: The Sound of Steel & Singing Drum Circle with Tim Danyliw. Admission is FREE.

BridgeFest Event

"Mommy & Me" featuring Michelle Cruz

11 am     Newport Art Museum

Join us for this BridgeFest event at the Museum: Mommy & Me by singer/songwriter Michelle Cruz. For parents and children 6 months - 2 years old. Admission is FREE.

BridgeFest Event

"Beasts Can Drum"

11 am     Newport Art Museum

Join us for this BridgeFest event at the Museum: Beasts Can Drum, a music and art story hour for children. Admission is FREE.

Murder at the Museum

"Ballgowns, Bling & Betrayal"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

The late 19th century saw Newport’s popularity among the “Swell Set” explode!  Descending on this little summer resort town, the wealthiest of Americans hosted the most extravagant of entertainments. Come as a guest to their “Costume Ball,” but don’t concern yourself with getting dressed up…  You will be in costume from the characters’ point of view!  Newport's social elite will need your assistance to solve the crime.

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Sesquicentennial Lecture

"Richard Morris Hunt's Early Newport Interiors"

6 pm     Newport Art Museum

Join us in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the John N.A. Griswold House with this lecture by Paul Miller, Curator for the Preservation Society of Newport County.

10 members / $15 non-members

Murder at the Museum

"Mobsters & Molls"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

It’s 1931. Join a cadre of questionable characters in Prohibition era Newport, including Lucky Luciano, Thelma “Hot Toddy” Todd, Larry Fay, Helen Morgan, and Texas Guinan, as they attempt to unravel a tangled web of intrigue. Shady dealings, back stabbing associates, and double-crossing authorities come together to make an unforgettable evening.

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Lunch with the Artist

Gustave Dore: He is our Imagination

noon     Griswold House

Art History discussion hosted by Richard Tyre. Topic: Gustave Dore: He is our Imagination. Members free, non-members $8. Bring a lunch.

Newport Gallery Night

5 – 8 pm     Newport Art Museum

Museum open extended hours and admission is free, 5-8pm. Learn more.

Wet Paint

Saturday

8 am – 8 pm     Newport Art Museum

Make art, drop-off and preview party. Details coming soon.

Wet Paint

Sunday

11 am – 5 pm     Newport Art Museum

Silent auction continues, followed by live auction. Details coming soon.

Read/Eat/Chat

"The Caves of Perigord" by Martin Walker

noon     Newport Art Museum

Monthly meeting of the Museum's book club will focus on The Caves of Perigord, by Martin Walker. Read the book, bring a lunch and discuss. Members FREE, non-members $5.

Murder at the Museum

"Ballgowns, Bling & Betrayal"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

The late 19th century saw Newport’s popularity among the “Swell Set” explode!  Descending on this little summer resort town, the wealthiest of Americans hosted the most extravagant of entertainments. Come as a guest to their “Costume Ball,” but don’t concern yourself with getting dressed up…  You will be in costume from the characters’ point of view!  Newport's social elite will need your assistance to solve the crime.

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Sesquicentennial Gallery Talk

"John La Farge's Portrait of the Son of Richard Morris Hunt"

2 pm     Newport Art Museum

Join us in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the John N.A. Griswold House with this lecture by art and architectural historian James L. Yarnall.

Free with the price of admission.

Murder at the Museum

"Mobsters & Molls"

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum

The late 19th century saw Newport’s popularity among the “Swell Set” explode!  Descending on this little summer resort town, the wealthiest of Americans hosted the most extravagant of entertainments. Come as a guest to their “Costume Ball,” but don’t concern yourself with getting dressed up…  You will be in costume from the characters’ point of view!  Newport's social elite will need your assistance to solve the crime. 

BUY TICKETS

Music in the Galleries

Brown University

2 pm     Newport Art Museum

Join us for a live concert in the Ilgenfritz Gallery, featuring a muscial group from Brown University.

Music in the Galleries

Sync Or Swim a cappella

2 pm     Newport Art Museum

Live concert by the Sync Or Swim a cappella group in the Ilgenfritz Gallery.  Free with the price of admission.  Visit our galleries and stay for the concert!

Music in the Galleries

St. Mary's Choir - Christmas Music

2 pm     Newport Art Museum

Join us for a live Christmas concert in the Ilgenfritz Gallery, featuring St. Mary's Choir.