FREE Walking Art Tours on July Newport Gallery Night

Newport Gallery Night 2019 is underway and the season is kicking into high gear at our member galleries, museums and cultural institutions with June Newport Gallery Night on Thursday, June 13 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Our popular FREE Summer Guided Walking Art Tours continue for June Newport Gallery Night. The four Walking Art Tours on Newport Gallery Nightseparate free, short information tours will run hourly as follows: meeting inside at 4:00 pm at Thames Glass, 5:00 pm at Spring Bull Gallery, 6:00 pm at Art on Spring and 7:00 pm at Arnold Art. Tours, which will last about 30-45 minutes, will include information about all of the participating galleries, museums and cultural institutions in each area as well as any other interesting art related stories. The tours run on Newport Gallery Nights from May through October.

After visiting any of the participating galleries, museums, and cultural institutions, make a night of it by picking up a restaurant discount coupon and stopping by one of the 7 participating restaurants for a special! Free parking is available at the Gateway Visitors Center and uptown at the Newport Art Museum

Free Walking Art Tours and New Program for May Newport Gallery Night

The Newport Gallery Organization will also be starting a new interactive program during May Newport Gallery Night. This “Surfs Up” by Annie Wildeynew program will use the current Newport Gallery Organization brochures as punch cards for each of the participating galleries. Whoever visits the most participating galleries during Newport Gallery Night hours will receive a gift card redeemable at any of our galleries. In order to be eligible to receive the gift card, participants must upload a photo of their hole punched/marked off the Newport Gallery Organization brochure to Facebook and tag ‘@Newport Galleries’ in the post. If a participant does not have Facebook, the photo can be emailed to info@newportgalleries.org. If there happens to be a tie, then there will be a random, raffle style tie breaker.

Spring Bull Gallery will be presenting their show, “New Beginnings,” from Saturday, May 4th through Friday, May 31st. This show features Rhode Island-based artists Susan Aitcheson, Donato Beauchaine, Lorraine Bromley, Mark Knapp,  Stephanie Marisca, Susan Petree and Jonathan Small. The opening reception for this show will be held on May 4th from 5:00-7:00pm.

Coastal Contemporary Gallery will be presenting, ‘Ebb & Flow, Reflections of Passing Time’: Paintings and Porcelain Sculptures, from Thursday, May 2nd, through Sunday, June 2nd. There will be live music at the opening reception, which will be held on Saturday, May 11th, 2:00-6:00pm. This new exhibit features artists Annie Wildey, Michele Poirier-Mozzone, and Susan Schultz.

DeBlois Gallery will be presenting their May show, “Living Color,” From Saturday, May 4th, through Sunday, May 26th. All are welcome to the opening reception on May 4th from 5:00-7:00pm. Refreshments will be served. “Living Color,” features artists, Meredith Brower and Kadejah Foster. “Brower forages and photographs mandalas that she creates from the flora and fauna found around her farm in Tiverton RI. Foster, working in the digital realm, takes advantage of the medium to experiment freely with color, scale and style in her pieces.” DeBlois Gallery will be open during Newport Gallery Night hours. Free admission and parking will be provided.

Park for free at the Gateway Visitors Center with a parking voucher and at the Newport Art Museum. Discount coupons for seven Newport restaurants can be picked up at participating galleries. The Newport Gallery Organizationconsists of over 25 participating galleries. For more info about Newport Gallery Night, Free Guided Walking Art Tours, and the Newport Gallery Organization, visit www.newportgalleries.org.

April Newport Gallery Night & New Gallery Events and Exhibits

April Newport Gallery Night will be held on Thursday, April 11 from 5:00-8:00pm. April Newport Gallery Night attendees will be able to spend the evening enjoying the arts and visiting the participating galleries, museums, and cultural institutions. Art is available for purchase, sales tax free. Due to the cool spring weather forecast, the Newport Gallery Organization will debut our 2019 walking tours during May Newport Gallery Night on Thursday, May 9th. Check newportgallerynight.com for details.

 

Newport Art Museum will be hosting a film screening of “Bauhaus Spirit: 100 Years of Bauhaus,” at 6:00pm during their Art After Dark event on Newport Gallery Night. Admission is free for members and a donation is suggested for non-members. Tickets to the film screening are sold separately for $10.

 

Spring Bull Gallery will be presenting their new exhibit, “Signs of Spring,” inspired by the Newport Daffodil Days Festival. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, April 6th, from 5:00-7:00pm. Spring Bull Gallery will be open during Newport Gallery Night hours as well. Attendees will have the opportunity to enter to win a “daffy” painting by Spring Bull artist Bettie Sarantos. This exhibit will be available until Tuesday, April 30th.

 

Bailey Art Gallery will be holding a “Mini Watercolor Workshop” on Sunday, April 7th, from 1:00-3:00pm. All materials will be supplied. Total cost is only $40. To sign up, email jane@baileyfineart.com or text 401-477-4752 for more information.

 

DeBlois Gallery will be opening their April Show, “Three Guys,” on Saturday, April 6th, with a reception from 5:00-7:00pm. All are welcome to the show to enjoy the art, artist demonstrations, and refreshments. This show will be available until Sunday, April 28th. DeBlois Gallery will be open during Newport Gallery Night hours.

 

Park for free at the Gateway Visitors Center and at the Newport Art Museum. Discount coupons for seven Newport restaurants can be picked up at participating galleries. The Newport Gallery Organization consists of over 26 participating galleries.

March Newport Gallery Night: NEW ART AND EXHIBITS AT PARTICIPATING GALLERIES

The next Newport Gallery Night will be held on Thursday, March 14th from 5:00-8:00pm. March Newport Gallery Night attendees will be able to spend the evening enjoying the arts and visiting the participating galleries, museums, and cultural institutions. Art is available for purchase, sales tax free.

Spring Bull Studio & Gallery joins in the St. Patrick’s Day festivities of Newport for the month of March with: Irish Eyes, “an exhibit by local artists reveling in everything Irish.” This exhibit will be available through March 31st. Spring Bull artists will be on hand to meet on March 14th during Newport Gallery Night.

DeBlois Gallery has opened their first show of 2019: Open Your Mind. The show will be open until March 31st. An all media, unjuried, open show, this annual art show challenges the exhibiting artists to create work with the theme. 

William Vareika Fine Arts has mounted a new special addition to the permanent William Trost Richards exhibition. The exhibition currently consists of thirty-four plein-air oil paintings which have been cleaned and framed for the first time. The new additions to the exhibit reflect Richards’ time observing nature while traveling through parts of Europe as well as more local trips to Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Park for free at the Gateway Visitors Center and uptown at the Newport Art Museum. Discount coupons for seven participating Newport restaurants can be picked up at participating galleries. The Newport Gallery Night walking map can be found both online, as well as within each of the participating galleries. Newport Gallery Night walking tours will begin in April.

The Newport Gallery Organization has a current membership of over 25 participating galleries. For more information about Newport Gallery Night, Free Guided Walking Tours, and the Newport Gallery Organization, visit www.newportgalleries.org.

NEWPORT GALLERY ORGANIZATION KICKS OFF 19TH SEASON

The Newport Gallery Organization will be holding the first Newport Gallery Night of the 2019 season on Thursday, February 14th from 5:00-8:00pm. This will be the 19th Newport Gallery Night season.

Newport Gallery Night attendees will be able to spend Valentine’s Day enjoying ​the arts and visiting the participating galleries, museums, and cultural institutions.

On February 9th, 2019, the Audrain Automobile Museum opened a new exhibit,Horseless to Horsepower: Gilded andNewport Gallery Night Golden Age Automobiles.​ This exhibit will be open until June 2nd, 2019. The Audrain Automobile Museum is located at ​222 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840.

Spring Bull Gallery is once again presenting its ​Fakes & Forgeries​ exhibit. Artists create both serious copies or remakes of famous works of art with their own personal twist. This show will run until February 28th, 2019. Spring Bull Gallery is located at 55 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840.

The Coastal Contemporary Gallery will be presenting ​‘Sea Change,’ A Social, Environmental & Globally Conscious Art Exhibition Featuring Scott Lapham and Joan Wyand f​rom March 6th through 30th, 2019.

Discounts for 7 Newport restaurants and establishments will be available upon attending Newport Gallery Night.​ ​Free parking is available at the Gateway Visitors Center and uptown at the Newport Art Museum.

Newport Gallery Organization is a collection of over 25 participating galleries in Newport. For more information about Newport Gallery Night, Free Guided Walking Tours, and the Newport Gallery Organization, visit www.newportgallerynight.com.

Enjoy the Cool Winter Air by Heading Out to December Newport Gallery Night

This December, enjoy the cool air and shop the local art scene for some unique holiday gifts on December Newport Gallery Night which will take place on December 13, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.  This will be the LAST NEWPORT GALLERY NIGHT of the year.

Deblois Gallery is featuring “Looking Upwards”, a holiday art show.  Coastal Contemporary Gallery is hosting “‘W-Intermission” on exhibit through January20thSpring Bull Gallery is hosting the 28th Annual Little Picture Show, an annual showcase of small artistic treasures in oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, welded metal sculptures, stoneware and other media.

Additional highlights at some of the other member galleries include: Sheldon Fine Art, showcasing modern marine artist Ken Zier; Atelier Gallery featuring its annual holiday exhibition, “la famiglia”; and Newport Art Museum hosting its Faculty and Student Holiday Arts and Crafts Sale for their monthly “Art After Dark” event.

If you’re hungry after perusing all these exhibitions, step into one of the seven restaurants that collaborate with Newport Gallery Organization by providing discounts and specials for Newport Gallery Night visitors! Be sure to ask for a restaurant coupon and a parking voucher at any of the galleries. Free parking will be available for the night at the Gateway Visitors Center with a parking voucher and uptown at the Newport Art Museum.

For more information about Newport Gallery Night, our Free Guided Walking Tours and the Newport Gallery Organization, visit www.newportgalleries.org.

Kick off your holiday shopping right on Small Business Saturday…Shop Art while Shopping Local & Small in Newport County

The Newport Gallery Organization will be participating in Small Business Saturday on November 24, 2018. Small Business Saturday takes place on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and is meant to encourage shoppers to shop at small, local businesses.

Deblois Gallery is featuring “Small Works, Big Ideas”, an open show and pre-holiday art mart.  Coastal Contemporary Gallerywill be extending a 10% discount on all artworks in the gallery AND/OR for what is listed as available on their website during this weekend. Spring Bull Gallerywill be featuring the 28th Annual Les Petites Oeuvres Exhibition, an annual showcase of small artistic treasures in oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, welded metal sculptures, stoneware and other media.

Exhibitions on display during Small Business Saturday include Atelier Newport’s“Dark Matter”a two-person exhibition featuring Jemison Faust and Jason Chase.  Sheldon Fine Artis showcasing their Holiday Small Works Show.  Our newest gallery, D. Chatowsky Gallery, will be showcasing local artists’ work on Small Business Saturday.   Shoppers are encouraged to visit JW Reilly, where shoppers can purchase handcrafted sterling silver jewelry.

The Newport Gallery Organization is encouraging shoppers to purchase their holiday gifts at local galleries in Newport, where there is a wide range of artwork available for sale.  Come and support the local galleries and art studios during the holiday season!

Enjoy the cool fall breeze by heading out to November Newport Gallery Night

This November, enjoy the cool air on November Newport Gallery Night which will take place on November 8, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

Deblois Gallery is featuring “Small Works, Big Ideas”, an open show and pre-holiday art mart.  Coastal Contemporary Gallery is hosting “UNRAVEL”, an exhibit showcasing fine art, fashion and music.  Spring Bull Gallery will be featuring theRebecca Stern, Painting 27th Annual Les Petites Oeuvres Exhibition, an annual showcase of small artistic treasures in oils, watercolors, pastels, graphics, welded metal sculptures, stoneware and other media.

Highlights at some of the other member galleries include Sheldon Fine Art, showcasing modern marine artist Ken Zier and Atelier Gallery’s latest show “Dark Matter”, a two-person exhibition featuring Jemison Faust and Jason Chase.  Newport Art Museum will be presenting its latest film by international artist Shirin Neshat for its “Art After Dark” event from 5 to 9pm.

If you’re hungry after all these exhibitions, step into one of the 6 restaurants that collaborate with Newport Gallery Organization by providing discounts and specials for Newport Gallery Night visitors! Be sure to ask for a restaurant coupon and a parking voucher at any of the galleries. Free parking will be available for the night at the Gateway Visitors Center with a parking voucher and uptown at the Newport Art Museum.

Enjoy the Cool Fall Breeze by Heading out to October Newport Gallery Night & FREE Walking Art Tours

This October, enjoy the cool air on Newport Gallery Night.  Newport Gallery Night will take place on October 11, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. The last FREE guided walking tours of the year will be happening (weather permitting). There will be four separate walking tours meeting at 4:00 pm at Thames Glass, 5:00 pm at Spring Bull Gallery, 6:00 pm at Art on Springand 7:00 pm at Arnold Art Gallery.

Spring Bull Galleryis featuring members of the Hoyt family; Kate Hoyt Psaki, Jane Hoyt DelRose and William B. Hoyt in“A Family Affair”.  The exhibit runs through October 31, 2018.  DeBlois Galleryis showcasing “LOST and FOUND-reclamation and celebration” through October 28th. The artists involved in this mixed media exhibition include Bert Katz "Untitled 1” by Bert Katz-airbrushed latex on Masonite-4' x 4'(1934-2012) whose paintings and drawings are on display as well as R.L. Stetson who works with unique wood and wire sculptures. Coastal Contemporary Galleryis excited to feature ‘PROJECTIVE PLANES’.  The artists’ Gent and Schmitt explore multiple levels of planes, fusing color and texture within the two and three-dimensional forms that they construct. The exhibit ends November 5, 2018.

Other highlights for October Newport Gallery Night include Sheldon Fine Art, showcasing “Calm Reflections”. Soothing seascapes painted by Leslie Berenson.  Atelier Galleryis featuring “Pace of Nature” through October 14th.  The artists Mary Dondero, Richard Nocera and Jeff Soderbergh work in different mediums and share a slow pace of nature in common in their process to make work.  Our newest gallery is D. Chatowsky Art Gallerylocated on the corner of Spring and Touro streets at 60 Spring Street.  Chatowsky has created a space for ten local artists to showcase artwork along with a boutique offering unique items.

If you’re hungry after all these exhibitions, step into one of the 6 restaurants that collaborate with Newport Gallery Organization by providing discounts and specials for Newport Gallery Night visitors! Be sure to ask for a restaurant coupon and a parking voucher at any of the galleries. Free parking will be available for the night at the Gateway Visitors Center with a parking voucher and uptown at the Newport Art Museum.

For more information about Newport Gallery Night, our Free Guided Walking Tours and the Newport Gallery Organization, visit www.newportgalleries.org.

FREE Walking Art Tours Highlight September Newport Gallery Night

Newport Galleries Night 2018 is underway and the season is in high gear at our member galleries, museums and cultural institutions with August Newport Gallery Night on Thursday, September 13th from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Our popular FREE Summer Guided Walking Art Tours continue for September Newport Gallery Night. And these short, “Armistice” by Judith Kinzel, digital art.informational tours will run hourly as follows:  meeting at 4:00 pm at Thames Glass, 5:00 pm at Spring Bull Gallery, 6:00 pm at Art on Spring and 7:00 pm at Arnold Art Gallery.  Tours, which will last about 30-45 minutes, will include information about all of the participating galleries, museums and cultural institutions in each area as well as any other interesting art related stories. The tours will run on Newport Gallery Nights from May through October.

There are exciting new shows at many of the 28 member galleries, museums and cultural institutions including:  Atelier, Spring Bull Gallery, DeBlois Gallery, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, andCory Silken Photography.

If you’re hungry after all these exhibitions, step into one of the 7 restaurants that collaborate with Newport Gallery Organization by providing discounts and specials for Newport Gallery Night visitors! Be sure to ask for a restaurant coupon and a parking voucher at any of the galleries.Free parking will be available for the night at the Gateway Visitors Center with a parking voucher and uptown at the Newport Art Museum.

For more information about Newport Gallery Night, our Free Guided Walking Tours and the Newport Gallery Organization, visit http://www.newportgalleries.org.