Write RI Teen Writing Workshops in the Museum Galleries!
This fall, the Newport Art Museum is pleased to partner again with Write Rhode Island, a statewide writing competition for current 7-12th grade students. The Museum will host 3 teen writing workshops in the galleries that will include in-depth creative writing work with professional Goat Hill writers, Janaya Kizzie and Maggie Miles. Excellent preparation for student entries to the Write Rhode Island competition.
Attend one workshop, or attend all three!
Workshops are free. Museum Admission is free to age 17.
Space is limited. Registration highly recommended.
Botanical Drawing, Printed Paintings, Jewelry-Making, Clay and More!
Explore all the School at Newport Art Museum has to
Classes are available in clay, drawing, painting, jewelry and metalsmithing, and printmaking. Find a selection below, and check the website for the full list!
MUSEUM MEMBERS enjoy 15% off Class Tuition!
Thursdays, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
November 1, 8 & 15 (3 weeks)
In this workshop we will explore the ceramic surface looking at patterns in nature for our inspiration. We will explore surface design decoration by using colored slips, stamping and other mark making techniques. Materials included.
Museum Members: $102
Visit the Newport Art Museum Children's Tent at the Harvest Fair!
Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, RI
We are honored to sponsor the Children's Tent at the Norman Bird Sanctuary's 44th Annual Harvest Fair for the second year in a row. Visit us and "Finish a Masterpiece" from the Museum's permanent collection, make fish prints, paint a pumpkin, and learn what's new this fall at the Museum!
Botanical Drawing, Printed Paintings, Drawing Architecture, Clay & Jazz!
This Fall, the Museum will offer two evening Portfolio
Review Sessions for high school students, college students and adult artists. Whether you are preparing for college admissions or submitting work to our Annual Members Show, you will gain insight and receive valuable feedback from professional artists and educators. Each participant may bring up to 10 works to discuss in their one-on-one evaluation.
NEW! Portfolio Reviews will be offered FREE to Museum Members
Join us for An Inflatable Lawn Party at Art After Dark!
We're kicking off DESIGNxRI 's fifth annual DESIGN WEEK RI in Newport with an extraordinary sunset lawn party and inflatable playscape by Pneuhaus ! A design collective focusing on the mastery of all things inflatable, Pneuhaus has expertise in both materials and methods and creates spatial designs, temporary structures, contemporary art and large-scale immersive environments. As architects, designers, engineers, and artists, they collaborate on new forms, new ideas and new ways to define and redefine public space in ways they hope to be joyful and inspiring.
6 pm: Guided Mini Tour of the Museum
7:15 pm: Presentation (projected outside) by August Lehrecke of Pneuhaus
Visit Rome with the Newport Art Museum
This journey, which is open to members of the Newport Art Museum, is sponsored by the RISD Museum. Traveling with us on this program is curator Gina Borromeo, who oversees the Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman collections at the RISD Museum
ABOUT THE TRIP
Discover lesser-known museums and neighborhoods, and enter magnificent palazzi and villas. Begin at the Roman Forum, epicenter of the ancient city. Take a sub rosa look at the Villa Borghese, and admire the contemporary masterpieces at the nearby National Gallery of Modern Art. Travel beyond the city to the hilltop town of Tivoli, to tour the villa of the Emperor Hadrian and the nearby Villa d’Este, both recognized by UNESCO; and discover…