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 15th 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. Some of the organizations you can visit include: Spring Bull Gallery, Blink Gallery, DeBlois Gallery, and Harbor Fine Art. A full list of participating galleries can be found here.
Newport Art Museum is continuing their popular exhibition “New Light Through Old Windows,” with photography by artists Lindsey Beal and Ron Cowie. The exhibition not only features work from Beal and Cowie, but also a small selection of original nineteenth-century photographic objects on loan from the Newport Historical Society. The show will run until April 16, 2017.
March brings in a new exhibit to Spring Bull Gallery. “Hot and Cold” is an invitational who of eleven artists with expertise in painting with a beeswax based mediums. Beeswax based mediums involve both hot and cold waxes. An opening reception for the exhibit will be held on Saturday, March 4th, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m, to which the public is invited.
DeBlois Gallery is opening their newest non-juried open show on the theme “What Scares Me Most? What Gives Me Hope?” The exhibition will open Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM and close on Sunday, March 26, 2017.
View the current exhibition here, and for the old school participants: a map.
- Parking is free at the Newport Visitor Center and Newport Art Museum
- Don't forget to ask the galleries you visit for a Newport Gallery Night Restaurant Discount Coupon. After you've finished exploring the arts and embracing the cultures, visit one of the following Newport Restaurants for a discount on your meal:
The Conservatory at Vanderbilt Grace - 15% off food Hyatt Regency Newport - Complimentary dessert or appetizer with entre Mamma Luisa - 15% off dinner Newport Blues Cafe - 2 for 1 entres One Bellevue at The Hotel Viking - 20% off food Sardellas - 15% off food The Spiced Pear at The Chanler - 20% 4 course food/wine dinner White Horse Tavern - 10% off dinner
For more information, visit DiscoverNewport.org/EventsCalendar