Tuesday, October 25, 2016


Wet Paint, the annual "plein air" painting extravaganza held at The Newport Art Museum, drew collectors, painters, sculptors appreciators, and party goers.  The Sunday live auction brought record prices under the tent for the somewhat sticky crop of creations.

Coming up: The Anthony Quinn Foundation Awards, which recognize brilliance in performance and creativity.  Young and outstanding artists were honored in its recent ceremony in Bristol, and  actor Edward James Olmos was presented with the second  Lifetime  Achievement Award. The engrossing NY Times bestselling author Michael Gross riveted the audience at the Redwood Library speaking about his new book FOCUS, a tell and analyze-all about famed fashion photographers.


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                                                                                    --George Eliot


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Seen In Newport

More Parties & Events As Seen Around Newport ... more »

A Lively 27th Annual Wet Paint Event at The Newport Art Museum

The Newport Art Museum HOsted its 27th Annual "Wet Paint" event with

parties, and an energetic live auction. ... more »

The Vigor and Energy of Fall Art At Jessica Hagen Fine Art & Design


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Dionysian, Lucullan and Luscious: Wine & Food Festival 2016

The lavish Wine & Food Festival of the Preservation Society has grown in national and international reputation, luring the best chefs and superb international wineries to Newport each September. ... more »

"Baby Steps" Celebrates A Giant Leap at Marble House

Island Moving Company Dancers

The journey of a thousand miles  begins with Baby Steps, and the passage of Rhode Island Family Home Visiting Act was celebrated at Newport's iconic Marble House. ... more »










Past Headlines

Newport Restoration Foundation Honors Preservation Excellence at Rough Point

Two staples of fin ... more »

The Grand Voyage, The Preservation Society’s Summer Gala, Honors History of Yachting and Seafaring Adventure

The ladies o ... more »

“Enchanted Evening" Gala Celebrates Child & Family’s 150th Anniversary

Jenna Pingit ... more »





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