Newport Art Museum
76 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 848-8200
Museum School
26 Liberty Street
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 619-7983


Museum Members




Seniors (age 65+)


Ages 17 & under


College Students, Military





Tuesday - Saturday

10 am - 5 pm

Thursday (January - March)

10 am - 5 pm

Thursday (April - December)

10 am - 7 pm


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.

Please note: the Museum will be closed Friday, July 16 for our annual Summer Art Party.

You can help us meet or exceed our fundraising goal!

Text “SummerArtParty” to 76278 to make a charitable contribution to our exhibition program. Proceeds from this evening’s cocktail party will benefit the Museum’s acclaimed exhibition program.

Follow along the evening by following #ArtPartyNPT and @newportartmuseum on Instagram!

As of Friday, May 21, Museum visitors and employees who are fully vaccinated (that is, those who have had the single shot of J&J, or the two Pfizer or Moderna shots, and two weeks have elapsed since either of the three vaccines) will no longer be required to wear masks or socially

All Museum visitors and staff members who have not been fully vaccinated will be required to continue wearing masks and maintaining appropriate social distancing.

Thank you for helping us keep our galleries and grounds safe as we navigate this next phase of the Covid pandemic.

Welcome Military Families!

Free Museum Admission
May 15 (Armed Forces Day) - September 6 (Labor Day)
Active-duty military ID holders and up to five family members

We are proud to be a Blue Star Museum in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America, by offering free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve.

Campus Accessibility

The Newport Art Museum's three-building, three-acre Arts Campus includes the John N. A. Griswold House, the Cushing / Morris Gallery and Newport Art Museum School, located in the Minnie & Jimmy Coleman Center for Creative Studies. All three buildings are accessible to visitors using wheelchairs, walking aids, children's strollers or service animals. Enter our south parking lot from Downing Street, which provides easy access to all Museum buildings and grounds. Ramps on the south side of the Griswold House and the north side of the Cushing / Morris Gallery are accessible via the south parking lot, and provide access to the Griswold Houses' automatic doors.

Campus Map

Museums for All

The Newport Art Museum participates in the “Museums for All” initiative, a signature access program of the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to encourage families of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. Please present a valid Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card and a valid form of photo ID for free admission for up to four individuals per card, during regular museum hours.

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