programs & events

Upcoming Events

"Historic Hauntings"

A 90 minute, family-friendly murder mystery

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Ave.)

The Marely Bridges Theatre Co. play a spirit-seeking crew filming a contemporary hit television series, "Historic Hauntings," hosted inside the historic John N.A. Griswold House.  Although set in modern-day, the show will feature actors re-enacting scenes in period costumes, including the late Victorian age and Roaring 1920s. Cameras stop rolling when a guest dies and you must search the house for clues and question suspects to help solve the crime!

TICKETS

Newport Gallery Night

5 – 8 pm     Newport Art Museum

The Museum is open after hours and admission is FREE.


Gallery Talk

5:30 pm     Griswold House

Join us for a dialogue with exhibiting artist Claudia Flynn, during Newport Gallery Night.  Admission is FREE.

"Historic Hauntings"

A 90 minute, family-friendly murder mystery

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Ave.)

The Marely Bridges Theatre Co. play a spirit-seeking crew filming a contemporary hit television series, "Historic Hauntings," hosted inside the historic John N.A. Griswold House.  Although set in modern-day, the show will feature actors re-enacting scenes in period costumes, including the late Victorian age and Roaring 1920s. Cameras stop rolling when a guest dies and you must search the house for clues and question suspects to help solve the crime!

TICKETS

Columbus Day

10 am     Newport Art Museum

Museum is open; Coleman Center is closed.

Lunch with the Artist

"Giotto's St. Francis: A World We No Longer Possess"

noon     Griswold House

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

Photo Guild Meeting

Black & White Photography

7 pm     Newport Art Museum

Monthly meeting of the Photo Guild. For many people the term photography is synonymous with black and white images. This program will focus on that aspect of photography that has dominated image creation from the beginning of the art form. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30pm, meeting starts at 7pm.

Read/Eat/Chat

"Life Studies" by Susan Vreeland

noon     Griswold House

Join art lovers and avid readers to chat during the monthly meeting of our art-themed book club. Members FREE, non-members $5. Bring a lunch.

"Historic Hauntings"

A 90 minute, family-friendly murder mystery

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Ave.)

The Marely Bridges Theatre Co. play a spirit-seeking crew filming a contemporary hit television series, "Historic Hauntings," hosted inside the historic John N.A. Griswold House.  Although set in modern-day, the show will feature actors re-enacting scenes in period costumes, including the late Victorian age and Roaring 1920s. Cameras stop rolling when a guest dies and you must search the house for clues and question suspects to help solve the crime!

TICKETS

World Premiere

NetWorks 2014

1:30 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Ave)

NetWorks Rhode Island premieres its 2014 season of documentary videos. Museum is open, admission is free. 

What's It Worth?

with Skinner, Inc.

6 pm     Newport Art Museum

Members only appraisal event. Reservations required (401-619-7277). One piece per person, $15. Not a member? Click here to join today!

Appraisal Day

Public appraisal event

10 am – 3 pm     Newport Art Museum

Join appraisers from Skinner, Inc., as they evaluate your fine art, jewelry and more. Reservations required (401-619-7277) $20 per piece or $50 for three.


"Historic Hauntings"

A 90 minute, family-friendly murder mystery

7 – 8:30 pm     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Ave.)

The Marely Bridges Theatre Co. play a spirit-seeking crew filming a contemporary hit television series, "Historic Hauntings," hosted inside the historic John N.A. Griswold House.  Although set in modern-day, the show will feature actors re-enacting scenes in period costumes, including the late Victorian age and Roaring 1920s. Cameras stop rolling when a guest dies and you must search the house for clues and question suspects to help solve the crime!

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.

NALAC Regional Latino Art Show

10 am     Coleman Center

On view in the Coleman Center hallway through 11/22 in collaboration with RISCA & NALAC.

"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.

TICKETS

Tasteful Prints

Gallery Talk & Food Tasting

1 – 3 pm     Newport Art Museum

Join the Boston Printmakers as they share prints, recipes, and their new publication Palate to Plate. Free with admission.

"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.

TICKETS

Veterans Day

10 am     Newport Art Museum

Museum is open; Coleman Center is closed.

Newport Gallery Night

5 – 8 pm     Newport Art Museum

The Museum is open after hours and admission is FREE.

"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

"Mark Rothko: Is Modern Art Simply Color & Line"

noon     Newport Art Museum

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

Photo Guild Meeting

Presentation by Sylvia Hampton, Jack Renner & Sue Wermuth

7 pm     Newport Art Museum

Monthly meeting of the Photo Guild. This popular program highlights the work of three artistic individuals that just happen to be members of the Photo Guild. Join us as Sylvia, Jack, and Sue provide a glimpse into their creative process and shares some of their vision for creating striking images. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30pm, meeting starts at 7pm.

Read/Eat/Chat

Two short books: "Lost Newport" by Paul Miller & "A Guide to Newport's Cliffwalk: Tales of Seaside Mansions & Gilded Age Elite" by Ed Morris

noon     Griswold House

Join art lovers and avid readers to chat during the monthly meeting of the Museum's art-themed book club. Members FREE, non-members $5. Bring a lunch.

"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.

TICKETS

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!

Thanksgiving

10 am     Newport Art Museum

Museum and Coleman Center are closed.

Annual Faculty & Student Art Sale

3 – 6 pm     Newport Art Museum

Buy holiday gifts made by Coleman Center faculty and students.

Annual Faculty & Student Art Sale

Sale continues

10 am – 4 pm     Newport Art Museum


"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.

TICKETS

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.

"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.

TICKETS

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". 

TICKETS 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".

TICKETS or call (401) 324-9436

Annual Faculty & Student Art Sale

Sale continues

10 am – 4 pm     Newport Art Museum

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.

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.

TICKETS

Annual Fund Deadline/New Year's Eve

10 am     Newport Art Museum

Last day to submit 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!