Events

JAC Talk with Conor Moynihan

Jamestown Arts Center 18 Valley St., Jamestown, RI

Centering Disability: Art, Representation, and Disability Gain. As has been said by many, disability is all around us, all the time. It is a matter of knowing where and how to find it. In this talk, Conor Moynihan highlights the ways disability has been represented in the arts and why representation–and who is making that […]

Touro Synagogue Foundation Virtual Presentation Explores Portraits of Jews from 17th & 18th Century Amsterdam

Virtual Event (Zoom)

Touro Synagogue Foundation announces the third program of its Winter 2022-2023 Judah Touro Program Series, featuring Distinguished Professor of Art History, Dr. Samantha Baskind. Dr. Baskind's presentation is titled, "Picturing Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews in 17th & 18th Century Amsterdam." Baskind will present the work of Rembrandt, Bernard Picart, and several other artists who spent […]

Annual Aquidneck Island High School Art Show Opening Reception

DeBlois Gallery 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, RI

The Annual Aquidneck Island High School Art Show, hosted by the DeBlois Gallery will have an opening reception on Friday, February 10,. from 4 to 7 pm. The late Rosemary Day, devoted art teacher at Middletown High School and a member of the DeBlois Gallery, firmly believed that her students should have the opportunity to […]

Cupid and Constellations

Norman Bird Sanctuary 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, RI

Cozy up with your valentine or loved ones and enjoy the most beautiful objects in the winter sky: the stars. Join Sara Poirier for an evening of stargazing discovering winter constellations and hearing romantic star stories that have been passed down through the ages. The Norman Bird Sanctuary will provide seating, blankets, and refreshments to […]

$22 – $30

Périgord Truffle Dinner

the Chanler at Cliff Walk 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport, RI

Savor a night filled with one of the world’s rarest delicacies, the black Périgord truffle, presented in a special eight-course degustation menu at Cara Restaurant. Chef Jacob Jasinski is one of the few chefs lucky enough to procure the coveted European fungi during the peak of their season. The special Truffle Blind Tasting Degustation is […]

$325

“Made From the HeArt” Artisan Craft Fair to benefit Give Kids the World at Hotel Viking

the Hotel Viking 1 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

“Made From the HeArt” Artisan Craft Fair is a two day event - to benefit Give Kids the World by highlighting Artists and Crafters from all over Rhode Island and Massachusetts. In addition to shopping handmade goods, Hotel Viking will also provide raffle prizes, hot chocolate bar & snacks, with proceeds to be donated as […]

Beech Leaf Disease Information and Practical Approaches

Virtual Event (Zoom)

Join the Newport Tree Conservancy for a virtual lecture on Beech Leaf Disease, which has recently been detected in Newport. NTC staff will review the latest research on what the disease is, mechanisms of spread, and impact to American and European beeches. Learn to spot signs of BLD, as well as recent insights into treatments […]

Harnessing Color Weaving & Printmaking Days

Jamestown Arts Center 18 Valley St., Jamestown, RI

Curators Casey Weibust and Melissa Seitz will be hosting drop-in workshops in their respective mediums of printmaking and weaving to offer visitors a glimpse into the processes used by many of the artists in the Harnessing Color exhibition. Free to the public, visitors are invited to create works of fiber art on various looms in […]

Philip Palmer, Ph.D.: Winter Speaker Series 2023

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

Robert H. Taylor Curator and Department Head, Literary and Historical Manuscripts, The Morgan Library & Museum “Belle da Costa Greene: A Librarian’s Legacy” Belle da Costa Greene (1879–1950) was one of the most prominent librarians in American history. She ran the Morgan Library for forty-three years—initially as the private librarian of J. Pierpont Morgan and […]

Newport String Quartet: Newport County Concert Series III

Trinity Episcopal Church 1 Queen Anne Square, Newport, RI

The Newport String Project is delighted to present the Newport String Quartet performing works by Joseph Bologne, Clarice Assad and Felix Mendelssohn. This exciting program opens with music by the extraordinary 18th century composer Joseph Bologne of African and French origin, who was a famed swordsman in addition to being a virtuoso violinist. Clarice Assad’s Canções de America […]

$20

“Place” Opening Reception

Jessica Hagen Fine Art 9a Bridge Street, Newport, RI

A collection of representational work by Orlando Almanza Christopher Benson Jessica Brilli Ron Cowie Mea Duke Karen Iglehart Lani Liuzza Jill Madden Lorraine Mainelli Vince Natale Greg Sampl Tom Sarrantonio Jolie Stahl

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