Events

A Reading with Diana Goetsch

Ochre Court 16 Ochre Point Ave., Newport, RI

Diana Goetsch has published eight collections of poetry and wrote the memoir This Body I Wore. In her inspiring memoir she explains her long journey to discovering she was a trans-woman. Her memoir was listed as “A Best Book of the Year” at Cosmopolitan. Her other works have appeared in The New Yorker, The American […]

Salve Regina MFA Open Reading with Diana Goetsch

Ochre Court 16 Ochre Point Ave., Newport, RI

Join us to enjoy a reading from poet Diana Goetsch, who has published eight collections of poetry and wrote the memoir This Body I Wore. In her inspiring memoir she explains her long journey to discovering she was a trans-woman. Her memoir was listed as “A Best Book of the Year” at Cosmopolitan. Her other works […]

Readings by Wyn Cooper and Edgar Kunz

Ochre Court 16 Ochre Point Ave., Newport, RI

Edgar Kunz is the author of a poetry collection called "Tap Out," which was selected as a New York Times "New & Noteworthy" pick. His other works of poetry have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, New England Review, Sewanee Review, and Los Angeles Review of Books. Edgar Kunz has received fellowships and awards […]

Architecture of Amsterdam’s 1675 Synagogue topic of next Touro Foundation presentation

Touro Synagogue Foundation announces the second program of its Winter 2022-2023 Judah Touro Program Series, which will explore the architecture and interior of the 1675 Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam, the Esnoga, a building with a direct influence on the architecture of the 1763 Touro Synagogue. Dutch professor, Dr. Pieter Vlaardingerbroek, will present this illustrated talk, […]

Potter Pet University presents “Oh, for Pet’s Sake!: What Is Preventive Care & Why Does My Pet Need It?”

the Potter League 87n Oliphant Lane, Middletown, RI

Presented by Dr. Amelia Sikora, DVM, Director of Shelter Medicine, Potter League for Animals Why is routine preventative care for your pet essential? Preventative care for your pet is critical to maintaining their overall health and avoiding unwanted and even life-threatening illness. In most cases, preventative care requires a routine visit to your vet to […]

“Cure What Ails You”: An 18th Century Living History Lecture

NHS Resource Center 82 Touro St., Newport, RI

Newport is a city known for firsts. Between 1755-1756, the first anatomical and surgical lectures in the Colonies were presented by Dr. William Hunter at the Colony House. On Thursday January 19, 2023, at 5:30pm, the Newport Historical Society will host the talk “Cure What Ails You”: An 18th Century Living History Lecture with living […]

$5

Darrell West: Winter Speaker Series 2023

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

Vice President and Senior Fellow of Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution “Deciphering the Political Environment” The United States faces a difficult situation both in terms of domestic and foreign policy. At home, inflation remains stubbornly high, there are conflicts over abortion, government spending, and climate change, and people are divided about basic goals and […]

$75 – $100

Monica Young: Winter Speaker Series 2023

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

The James Webb Space Telescope is a feat of engineering and a long-awaited stride forward in many areas of astronomy. Communicating these advances to the public might seem easy when the space telescope is sending down awe-inspiring images of newborn stars, tenuous dust, and distant galaxies nearly every day. But these images are not showing […]

$75 – $100

Owl Prowl

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

Prowl the trails at dusk as native owls begin to set up their nesting territory. You’ll learn how to identify owl species by sight and call before heading out on the trails

Offshore Wind and the Sakonnet River: A Dialogue for Coastal Communities II

Common Fence Point 933 Anthony Rd., Portsmouth, RI

This meeting is a free in-person event at the Common Fence Point Community Center. Please register to attend in person. To view online, see the link below. This meeting will share information about the state and local decision-making process specific to offshore wind cable installation and how and when community members can engage. This interactive discussion, the […]

Rocky Ruggiero, Ph.D.: Winter Speaker Series 2023

Newport Art Museum 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

Art History Professor and Italian Renaissance Expert “Brunelleschi’s Basilica: The Building of Santo Spirito in Florence” Brunelleschi’s Basilica of Santo Spirito in Florence, Italy, is one of the defining architectural works of the Renaissance. The building of this great church was a perfect historical storm – a celebrity architect, who was bordering on apotheosis as […]

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