This year marks the 90th Winter Speaker Series at the Newport Art Museum! Spend Saturday afternoons with seven inspiring, enlightening and entertaining speakers this winter. Topics include assessing Trump's presidency, art in public places, the future of museums, the fate of newspapers in the digital age, and more. The Newport Art Museum's Winter Speaker Series reveals new creative communities in some of today's most exciting fields.
Special thanks to this year's sponsors:
Lee and Pam Bakalarski
Lockett Ford Ballard, Jr., in memory of Canon & Mrs. Lockett Ford Ballard
Ron and Johanna Becker
George and Anita Furbish
The Hope Foundation
La Farge Perry House
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Saturday, January 6, 2018
Winter Speaker Series: Darrell West
"Assessing the Trump Presidency"
2 pm Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue)
Spend Saturday afternoons with seven inspiring, enlightening and entertaining speakers this winter!
As the one year mark of the Trump presidency approaches, it’s time for an evaluation. West will assess the President’s job performance, leadership of the country and future electoral prospects. How are prominent Democrats handling the Trump administration? In this polarized political climate, is cooperation between the parties possible? Looking ahead, West will share his thoughts on who to watch as the 2018 midterm election season unfolds.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Winter Speaker Series: Stephanie Fortunato
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Winter Speaker Series: Roger Mandle
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Winter Speaker Series: Edward Achorn
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Winter Speaker Series: Carol Troyen
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Winter Speaker Series: Sarah Coffin
Saturday, February 17, 2018