FREE Walking Art Tours on July Newport Gallery Night

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 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 6 participating restaurants for a special! Free parking is available at the Gateway Visitors Center and uptown at the Newport Art Museum.

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May Newport Gallery Night

Race into May Gallery Night along with the Volvo Ocean Race

This May, soak up the warm weather on gallery night and enjoy the world class sailing event, Volvo Ocean Race. Gallery night will take place on May 10, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. FREE guided walking tours 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 Spring and 7:00 pm at Arnold Art Gallery.

Spring Bull Gallery is proud to feature thirteen artists from the Westport Art Group organization with an Harbor Morningopening reception on Saturday, May 5th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm un May 31st. . During gallery night they will have a painting demonstration from one of the Spring Bull Gallery members.

DeBlois Gallery is excited to showcase “Deep Currents” from May 5th to May 27th. The artists involved in this mixed media exhibition include Liz Abbott, Marilyn Moriarty, Timothy Michael Hetland. Liz Abbott, an artist and printmaker, creates sand collagraphs, a method with glue, sand and printing. Marilyn Moriarty works with watercolor on Asian rice paper. Timothy Hetland’s creations are metal art fabrications that combine stone and wood.

Be sure to check out the Volvo Ocean Race while walking around town. The Race Village Opening Ceremony will open on May 8th. On gallery night, May 10th, the Race Village will be open from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

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, our Free Guided Walking Tours and the Newport Gallery Organization, visit http://www.newportgalleries.org.