National Museum of American Illustration, Newport

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#4 of 11 in Museums in Newport
Current Exhibitions at the NMAI:

• Howard Pyle, His Students & the Golden Age of American Illustration

• The American Muse

• Secrets Behind the Wall: The Don Trachte Replicas

• John Rogers: The Norman Rockwell of Statuary
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  • August 11, 2017
    We went here only because my sister got us tickets. If you like visual arts and art history, this is the place for you. What held my interest is that they have the largest collection of Norman Rockwel...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    The fabulous building alone is worth the visit. Incredible collection of often-underappreciated art. Display and audio guide helped me to understand the place of illustration, art meant to be reproduc...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Loved this museum! We spent over two hours looking at the works of Rockwell, Parrish, Lydendecker and Howard Pyle! The sculptures by John Rogers, were new to us; not surprisingly he is "The Rockwell o...  more »
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  • August 5, 2017
    Fantastic experience. Definitely do the audio tour! There were many rare and unique original illustrations you won't find in regular art museums. Note that parking is across the street from the museum.
  • August 16, 2017
    The absolute best! You cannot go wrong in paying a visit to this wonderful gem in the heart of Newport, situated among the other great mansions along Bellevue Avenue. Definitely worth your time!
  • June 26, 2017
    Small and easily navigated museum, easy to park, great collection and great exhibits. The garden and facility is lovely too. Well worth a visit.
  • March 8, 2017
    Very nice little museum close to Newport mansions with interesting paintings and a good store.
  • August 30, 2016
    Extraordinary experience. Wonderful collection of pre-1980s illustrations in a magnificent venue. Note especially how each piece is brilliantly presented in a frame that feels as though it were part of the original. Well worth a special trip to Newport, RI.

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