programs & events

Upcoming Events

What's It Worth?

with Skinner, Inc.

6 pm     Newport Art Museum

Join an audience of Newport Art Museum members as experts from Skinner, Inc. appraise 50 objects including Fine Art, Asian Art and Silver. $15 per item and one item per person. Reservation are required (401-619-7277). This is a members only event. Not a member? Click here to join today!

Appraisal Day

with Skinner, Inc.

10 am – 3 pm     Newport Art Museum

Bring your object of value (Fine Art, Asian Art or Jewelry) in for a private appraisal with an expert from Skinner, Inc. $20 per piece or $50 for three. This event is open to the public but reservations are required (401-619-7277). 


"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!

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Music in the Galleries

Brown University

2 pm     Newport Art Museum

Enjoy a live performance by a Brown University ensemble, when you visit the Museum's galleries. Free with the price of admission.

NALAC Regional Latino Art Show

10 am     Coleman Center

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

Charmed by Charity Event to Benefit the Museum

6 – 8 pm     Alex and Ani Newport (1 Bowen's Wharf)

Join us at Alex and Ani Newport, Thusday, October 30 (6-8pm), when 15% of all purchases will go to benefit the Newport Art Museum.

RSVP on Facebook or email rbertrand@newportartmuseum.org.

"Silent Night, Deadly Night"

SOLD OUT

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

This performance of the "Silent Night, Deadly Night" murder mystery, featuring the Marley Bridges Theatre Company, is sold out.  

 

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.

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Veterans Day

10 am     Newport Art Museum

Museum is open; Coleman Center is closed.

Art Trip

Goya & the Gardner

11:30 am     Newport Art Museum

Join us for an Art Trip to Boston, MA to see two wonderful institutions, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. The trip includes two guided tours, admission to both museums, complimentary lunch, transportation and a chance to dine in the Gardner's Cafe G.


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.

Block Print Holiday Greeting Cards

One day workshop

12 – 4 pm     Coleman Center (26 Liberty Street)

Create prints for handmade holiday greeing cards or holiday decorations. Design and cut linoleum blocks to ink and print. Create your own unique holiday themes and be the evy of everyone on your holiday card list this year. 

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.

TICKETS

Music in the Galleries

Sync Or Swim a cappella

2 pm     Newport Art Museum

Enjoy a live performance by a cappella group Sync Or Swim, while you visit the Museum's galleries.  Free with the price of admission.  

Thanksgiving

10 am     Newport Art Museum

Museum and Coleman Center are closed.

Faculty & Student Holiday Art Sale

3 – 6 pm     Newport Art Museum

Buy holiday gifts made by Coleman Center faculty and students.

Faculty & Student Holiday Art Sale

10 am – 4 pm     Newport Art Museum

Sale continues


"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

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 Opening

10 am     Coleman Center

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


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.

 

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.

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". 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.

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!