Newport Art Museum teams up with local organizations
Newport, RI: Parents along the Sakonnet River or in South Coast Massachusetts can enroll their children in summer art camps at two near-by locations: the Tiverton Four Corners Art Center and the Little Compton Community Center. These part-day camps are taught by instructors from the Newport Art Museum’s art school: the Coleman Center for Creative Studies.
Morning and afternoon camps in Little Compton and Tiverton run in weekly sessions beginning July 7 for children ages 6 – 13. Children explore a wide variety of creative themes and media. Costs range from $90 to $135 and Newport Art Museum members receive a discount. The Newport Art Museum offers dozens of summer camps, classes and workshops designed for people of all ages and artistic abilities. Sign up for two or more programs at any location before the end of June and receive a $10 discount on a new Household or Military Membership.
All Newport Art Museum classes and camps are led by working artists and professional educators in safe and welcoming settings in Newport, Tiverton and Little Compton.
To register for Little Compton camps call (401) 635-2400; for Tiverton camps call (401) 848-2787. For a complete list of art camps and classes at all three locations, visit www.NewportArtMuseum.org.
About the Newport Art Museum: The Newport Art Museum’s collections and exhibitions focus on the visual artists of Newport and southeastern New England, reflecting both the rich heritage of the past and the lively art scene of the present. The Museum also offers art classes and camps, concerts, talks, trips, and special events throughout the year. The Newport Art Museum is fully accredited by the American Association of Museums and receives support from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts.
The Newport Art Museum is located at 76 Bellevue Avenue across from Touro Park. Admission: $6 adults; $5 seniors; $4 Military and students with valid ID; Museum members and children under 5: no charge. By donation Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Hours: daily 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. Group tours: call (401) 848-2787. For more information call (401) 848-8200 or visit www.newportartmuseum.org.