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: "Buckleupallofus"

10 am     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue)

Join us on the Museum lawn for a Family Safety Saturday showcasing Jim Weicherding's Buckleupallofus Balloon to kick off the fun! After a close looking tour in the museum, join us along with Newport Police and Fire Department to talk about safety. We will have coloring pages and stickers. A safety seat belt check will be available.

 

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!

 

Second Saturday: The Visual Delights of Abstract Painting

10 am     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue)

Come create worlds of color and contemplation at our Second Saturday morning family event. Our gallery guide will provide a close looking tour of our current exhibition; be of love and other stories –Contemporary Highlights from the Permanent Collection. Join our artist teacher and create a masterpiece of emotions using form, color, line, pattern and composition. Just paint what you feel…

 

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!

 

Second Saturday: Holiday Clay Ornaments

10 am     Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue)

Hand built ceramic ornaments made in our very own Clay Studio by our ceramists
here at the Newport Art Museum – Coleman Center for Creative Studies. Choose
your colors and paint your favorite clay ornament to decorate your home for the
holidays.

 

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!