Arts and Culture Newport, RI


From centuries-old paintings by Gilbert Stuart (considered the "Father of American Portraiture") to modern multi-media installations, our destination boasts dozen of galleries, big and small, showcasing a diverse array of local, national and international talent.

Enclaves like Tiverton Four Corners and Warren’s certified Arts District are ripe with galleries while events like Newport Gallery Night (the second Thursday of the month except January), Bristol-Warren Art Night & Trolley Tour (the fourth Thursday of the month from May to September) and the annual South Coast Artists Studio Tour are exceptional opportunities to discover the vibrant arts scene here.