November Newport Gallery Night
Newport Gallery Night, sponsored by the Newport Gallery Organization, will take place on Thursday, November 9th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. During this evening, visitors can explore the 26 participating galleries, museums and cultural institutions that Newport has to offer. These galleries will be open for viewing during Newport Gallery Night hours and visitors can purchase contemporary, historic, traditional and avant-garde pieces sales tax free in Newport, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
There are many exciting highlights for this November’s Newport Gallery Night. Spring Bull Gallery will hold its 27th annual “Les Petites Oeuvres” exhibition, where Newport Gallery Night visitors can start their holiday shopping early by purchasing a small artistic gem from a local artist. Visitors can continue their holiday shopping at DeBlois Gallery, where they can purchase fine art, soaps, ornaments, handcrafted clothing, photography, toys and more at the “Deck the Halls (and the Walls)” fine arts and crafts show. John Repoza’s photography exhibition “Serendipity,” will be featured at Blink Gallery where all of the profits made will be donated to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Newport. Art After Dark at the Newport Art Museum will be showing the film, “Loving Vincent”. Other member galleries will also be open and featuring art that is ideal for holiday gift giving.
Complete Newport Gallery Night by visiting one of the many restaurants in Newport that collaborate with the Newport Gallery Organization. Restaurants such as Sardella’s, The Spiced Pear and Mamma Luisa participate by providing discounts and specials for all Newport Gallery Night visitors. Be sure to ask for a voucher at any of the galleries. Free parking is available at the Gateway Visitors Center and the Newport Art Museum.
For more information about Newport Gallery Night and the Newport Gallery Organization, please visit http://www.newportgalleries.org/