Vivian Keulards, Sterra, 2015, From the series, “Flaming Grace,” Light inkjet print on dibond, Courtesy of the Artist.

Hair Stories

Bringing together a diverse group of artists whose work focuses on hair or uses hair as a medium, this show explores the multifaceted meanings of hair today.


Newport Art Museum
76 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
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Museum School
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Thursday (April - December)

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12 - 5 pm


The Museum is closed New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Mask Policy

In support of health and safety for all, FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED for unvaccinated individuals and encouraged for all. Museum staff may ask visitors' vaccination status.

Now on View

Lights in the Tunnel: Creating Art in the Shadow of COVID-19

Senior Curator Francine Weiss recently caught up with five artists to learn how they are being affected psychologically, emotionally, physically, and financially by the pandemic, and to answer the question, “What happens to creativity in quarantine?”

Visit this online exhibition to see their work created during this period of social isolation.