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 January 20th.  Spring 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.  

Unique Handmade Gifts on Display on November Newport Gallery Night

Autumn is here and between apple picking and spending time with loved ones, make some time to experience Newport’s vibrant art scene during November Newport Gallery Night. Our 26 member galleries, museums, and cultural institutions will be open for self-guided tours, and showcasing the new works of some very talented local artists. Thanksgiving is coming late this year, so if you don’t want to get stuck with too much last-minute holiday shopping, consider getting a head start with unique, handmade, art-related gifts.

Kate Blacklock
"Rock Formation"
Dye Sublimation on Aluminum
Photography
30" x 22" x 1.5"

On Thursday, November 14th from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm, you can shop around for art that will delight. There’s something for everybody, from cards, wood-carvings, and candles at the DeBlois Gallery Gift Shop, to unique metal jewelry for a wife, daughter, or special someone at Alloy Gallery. No matter your budget, consider Newport’s finest local art for the special people in your life.

There are exciting new shows at many of our member galleries. Fall is a time for reflection and new beginnings, a theme seen at DeBlois Gallery’s “New Faces” show. Full of works by emerging artists, “New Faces” proves that the community is thriving with fresh talent.

Coastal Contemporary Gallery puts fall flora in full display with their exhibit, “Floralism,” in which three female artists translate their experiences and relationships into petals and thorns. CCG presents a vibrant garden in their floral pieces during the month of November, full of mystery, wonder, and delight.

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 voucher at any of the galleries. Free parking will be available for the night at the Gateway Visitors Center and uptown at the Newport Art Museum.