Newport Gallery Night 2018 is underway and the season is kicking into high gear at our member galleries, museums and cultural institutions with July Newport Gallery Night on Thursday, July 12 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
Our popular FREE Summer Guided Walking Art Tours continue for July Newport Gallery Night. The four separate 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 6 participating restaurants for a special! Free parking is available at the Gateway Visitors Center and uptown at the Newport Art Museum.
Start off your Spring by getting out to see the latest exhibitions around town. The Newport Gallery Organization is hosting Newport Gallery Night on March 8th, 2018 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at participating member galleries, museums and cultural institutions. If you’re feeling festive for St. Patrick’s Day, you’ll definitely want to check out Spring Bull Gallery’s upcoming exhibit “Irish Eyes: An Artistic Celebration of Irish Heritage” opening on March 3 from 5:oo pm – 7:00 pm. This celebration of Irish heritage with landscapes, quaint cottages, castles, and all the hues of lush vegetation in Ireland continues through to April 3.
There are a number of exciting exhibits commencing the start of Spring. DeBlois Gallery is showcasing their 2018 kickoff open show “Anything Goes” on Saturday March 3, 2018 with a reception from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. The exhibit runs from March 3 to March 25, 2018. “Art After Dark” at the Newport Art Museum is another popular event on Newport Gallery Night. On Bellevue Avenue, Atelier Gallery is continuing their revolving exhibition featuring residents artists and friends “Hearths & Hideaways” until March 25th.
The Newport Art Museum “Art After Dark” features artful programs, talks, film screenings, gallery games, music and drinks. This month also features the opening reception for the Youth Art Month exhibition in the Coleman Center from 4:00 – 6:00pm. This show opens on Saturday, March 8, 2018 with a reception from 5:00pm – 9:00pm, and takes place on the second Thursday of each month. “Anything Goes” at DeBlois Gallery showcases playwright and satirist Noel Coward. He aims for the funnybone, with the craziness, and excesses of the 30’s. DeBlois opted to find the same impulses in our own era for the open show theme: “Anything Goes.” To find out how the community- near and far- have developed this idea in many mediums. The show runs until on March 25.
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! Free parking will be available for the night at the Gateway Visitors Center and uptown at the Newport Art Museum.
For more information about Newport Gallery Night and Newport Gallery Organization, visit http://www.newportgalleries.org.