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A Guide to Newport Gallery Night

On the second Thursday of every month from February through December, art aficionados of all kinds stroll the streets of Newport's bustling wharves and eclectic neighborhoods to experience the work of 25+ galleries. COVID-19 NOTE Due to…

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18 National Historic Landmarks to Visit Right Now

Unparalleled history lingers around every corner here in Newport. From the oldest continually operating lending library in the country to the oldest standing Jewish synagogue in North America, travel between sites and centuries when you…

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8 Newport Murals to Explore Right Now

Freedom of expression is the foundation on which Newport was originally founded back in 1639, when colonists like Anne Hutchinson and Roger Williams were banned from their settlements for their religious beliefs. It was a central way of…

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Outdoor Concert Series Happening This Summer

Live outdoor music and summer go hand-in-hand, especially on The Classic Coast where waterfront parks and historic gardens set the stage for open-air performances. As live events make their great comeback, many of the area's most popular…

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3 Outdoor Movie Series To Explore This Summer

Outdoor film screenings are a key component of summer on The Classic Coast. From spacious historic parks to oceanside lawns next to Gilded Age mansions, these outdoor film series take place in some of the area's most beautiful outdoor…

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Outdoor Art at 3 Jamestown Locations

Back in 2007, a group of Jamestown residents passionate about the arts collectively envisioned a dynamic arts center in the heart of historic Jamestown. They worked tirelessly to bring their vision to life and finally, in December of 2009…

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Newport Art Museum Unveils New Exhibits

Newport is a city of history, art and abundant culture. As local museums and galleries continue to reopen responsibly, they further develop a brand new slate of thought-provoking exhibits. Below are four new exhibits to explore at Newport…

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The History of Irish in Newport

In the years since Newport was founded in 1639, people have arrived here on the doorstep of the Atlantic from every corner of the world. First, it was the English dissenters seeking religious freedom. Then came the Quakers and the Jews in…

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10+ Walking Tours To Take in Newport

Newport is considered one of the most walkable cities in the U.S. From some of the most historic sites in the country to panoramic ocean views and architecture that will absolutely take your breath away, you're going to want to get up close…

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