programs & events

Second Saturdays

Second Saturdays

Family-Friendly Programming in the Galleries

Join us on the second Saturday of every month for engaging family-oriented programming designed to inspire young minds and satisfy the curiosity of every member of the family.  Each Second Saturday is uniquely curated based on a theme, and includes a variety of activities geared for ages 3-10, and their parents. 

10am-12pm, on the second Saturday of each month.  


Each Second Saturday activity is free with paid Museum admission. Museum members and children under 5 are always free to visit the Museum. Please consider becoming a member of the Museum to receive this and many other benefits!


Second Saturday is generously supported by the Hartfield Foundation, as well as


Second Saturday: Embellishing Hand-Built Ceramic Ornaments

10 am     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue)

Make your own very special gift at Second Saturday! Our Coleman Center for Creative Studies ceramics instructors have hand-built and fired an array of beautiful ceramic ornaments that need decorating! Take a Guided Close-Looking tour in the Museum, paying special attention to colors and patterns that appeal to you. Use them as inspiration for selecting colors and patterns to adorn your favorite clay ornament with guidance from Sherry Italiano, ceramics instructor extraordinaire. Hint: Perfect for a grandparent or teacher appreciation gift!


Each Second Saturday activity is free with paid Museum admission. 
Members and children under 5 always free.

Become a Member today and enjoy free Museum Admission, discounted class and camp tuition, and more!