On the second Thursday of every month from February through December, art aficionados of all kinds stroll the streets of our bustling wharves and eclectic neighborhoods to experience the work of 25+ galleries.
The second Thursday of each month, February through December. 5:00 - 8:00 PM.
Established in 2001 and now in its 18th year, Newport Gallery Night stands as first-hand evidence that Newport's art scene is alive and well. On the second Thursday of every month, art aficionados of all kinds stroll the streets of our bustling wharves and eclectic neighborhoods to experience the work of 25+ galleries. Participating galleries, museums and cultural institutions will be open from 5:00 - 8:00 pm.
Spring Bull Gallery commences their annual Fakes & Forgeries exhibit on Saturday, February 3 with a reception from 5:00 - 7:00 PM. The show features “copies” and humorous interpretations of well-known artwork, all submitted by local artists and created in a variety of forms and styles. Observe or own an “almost masterpiece” without traveling far. A guest judge will select the “Best in Show” and gallery visitors will get to vote for their favorite piece throughout the month for a “People’s Choice Award.” February 3 - 28, 2018.
Blink Gallery has collected over twenty fantastic pieces that were not selected for the Newport Annual Juried Show and will instead feature them in their Salon de Refusés exhibit. This exhibit highlights diversity through pieces that have a common thread. The gallery will be hung in traditional Salon style and showcases an eclectic mix of subjects, styles and sizes. February 3 - 19, 2018.
Free parking is available during Newport Gallery Night at the Newport Visitor Center February - April 30, November and December. From May 1 - October 31, parking costs $2 for the first half-hour and $1.50 for each additional half hour. Newport residents receive 3-hours free. Additional parking is available at the Newport Art Museum.
A SAMPLING OF GALLERIES:
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