FAQ & Fees

Discounted Group Admission Rates

For groups of 10 or more. Does not include Gallery Guide fees.

     $5/student (age 6-college)

     $4/student for Newport County schools and groups (age 6-college)

     Teachers and chaperones admitted free


Guided Tour Gallery Guide fees

One Gallery Guide is assigned for every 20 students, at $25 each


Art-Making fees

$3/student Materials Fee for Art-making activity at the Coleman Center

$250 fee for Coleman Center Art Instructor on site Pre-lesson



A minimum of one chaperone is required for every ten students (K-12).  Student aides and one adult (teacher, parent or other) per every ten students are admitted for free.  Each additional adult is $10 per adult.  Chaperones are responsible for the behavior and wellbeing of all children in their group.



Gallery Guide fee is due two weeks prior to the tour date and is non-refundable.  Please send check (made payable to Newport Art Museum) or pay with credit or debit card.  Final payment of admission charges and art-making fees (if applicable) must be paid in full on the day of your visit. 



Arrangements can be made to accommodate students bringing bagged lunches or snacks to enjoy on the grounds, porch, on in the gallery. Requests must be made in advance and are subject to season and exhibition or classroom space availability. 



The Newport Art Museum has on-site parking for a limited number of cars and encourages car-pooling for larger groups.  The Museum can accommodate coach busses.


Campus Accessibility

The Newport Art Museum's three-building campus includes the John N. A. Griswold House, the Cushing Memorial Gallery and the Gilbert S. Kahn Building, which houses our art school, the Coleman Center for Creative Studies. All three buildings are accessible to visitors using wheelchairs, walking aids, children's strollers or service animals. Our south parking lot off Downing Street provides easy access to all Museum buildings and grounds. Ramps on the south side of the Griswold House and the north side of the Cushing Gallery are accessible via the south lot, and provide access to the Griswold Houses' automatic doors.