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Founded in 1912, the Newport Art Museum is one of the oldest continuously operating
and most highly regarded art museums and schools of its kind in the country.
The Newport Art Museum’s collection consists of approximately 3,000 works of art in a range of media including works on paper (prints, drawings, watercolors, and photographs), paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, installation works, and textiles and is expanding to include new media. Concentrated on American art and contemporary art, the Museum’s collection includes works of art from the 18th century to present.
As a valued Newport Art Museum member you're entitled to free admission, are invited to members' only events and exhibition tours, receive discounts on Museum School class tuition and public program tickets, and will be supporting the Museum's mission to share a diversity of art and experiences to our Newport community and beyond.
Now more than ever, YOU can help ensure the Newport Art Museum continues to benefit our community for generations to come. By supporting the Newport Art Museum Annual Fund TODAY, you make a positive difference in the lives of many. Our exhibitions, public programs, education, and community outreach, which includes a diversity of artistic voices, would not be possible without you.
Help the Newport Art Museum continue to spark reflection, inspiration, discovery, and build connections by making your tax-deductible contribution TODAY!
Quilts are part craft, part artistry, and can tell the life story of the maker.
The Palmer Family, Crazy Quilt #1, c. 1885. Silk, sateen, velvet, and ribbon. 1997.009.001. Gift of Cynthia McCaw Palmer in honor of the Palmer women.