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Beyond the Tour: Nature Tamed

May 31, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Adults $10; 12 and under free
Location: Rough Point
680 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 837-8344

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It’s gardens galore on Wednesday evenings this spring. Drop in for special garden tours, sketching the collection activities, floral fashions, gallery talks, and much more! Topics vary each session. Lawn chairs and picnics welcomed.

Special for May 31…
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Sketching the Collection (drop-in)
Guest sketchers will share how they see our collection and lead drawing activates. Or grab a notebook and head into the galleries yourself!
5:00 PM - 6:45 PM, A Landscaper’s Armchair Tour of Newport (drop-in)
Grounds Supervisor Frank Amaral shares his trove of photos of old Newport.
5:30 PM, Garden tour (45 minutes)
Roam the lush landscape with one of our expert guides

This year’s exhibition, Nature Tamed in the Landscape, Gardens and Collections of Rough Point, will be available for viewing during this program.

Program tickets are non-refundable.

Beyond the Tour: Nature Tamed
  • May 31, 2017
  • Rough Point
  • Adults $10; 12 and under free