Newport Art Museum's Art After Dark late night happenings continue this month with new theme, "Bright New Year." Each Art After Dark experience, held every second Thursday of the month, is unique, but always offers the opportunity to enjoy the galleries, guided tours of the collection, art making opportunities, refreshments, and entertainment including live music, demonstrations,and more. "Bright New Year" will take place on January 14 from 5-9 pm featuring a special live musical performance by Sky Sabin, early eveningguided tours for children and late night "Insomniac Tours" for adults, an all-ages scavenger hunt of the Museum's permanentcollection, hands-on crafts, libations and light refreshments. The night also brings a one-time opportunity to discover the power of the earth and the gemstones it creates, theirattributes, sources and uses in an informal discussionwith fine jewelerTiffany Peay. Then ponder the vastness of the universe with the Rhode Island's amateur astronomical society, Skyscrapers, Inc. - observe the waxingcrescent moon, the Pleiades and other deep sky objects and constellations through a high-powered telescope. Admission is free.