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Newport Art Museum, Newport

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Promoting museum careers and awareness of museums, historic sites and cultural institutions in a credited art course for high school youth as a community partner with area schools. Engaging with out of school learning, site visits, interaction with museum professionals, exhibition preparation, mentoring and internship opportunities.
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  • Nice art museum that has early American pieces. If you like American art this is a must see museum. Nice place to spot in while visiting the mansions on Bellevue Avenue.  more »
  • I was most impressed by the exhibition of local water colorists's work, as well as by the turn-of-the-20th-century gallery of one local artist that is the foundation of the museum's collection. But I ...  more »
  • Small but quaint museum in an old mansion. There was a gallery of watercolors from a local competition which had some beautiful pieces!!  more »
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  • A really beautiful and surprisingly large museum. Definitely worth a visit. URI students get in free :)
  • Beautiful place, great place for an older couples date or for some family time
  • Where classic museum gives you a twist.
  • Great staff and amazing art 10/10
  • Newport Art Museum, founded in 1912, is located [on] at 76 Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. The museum operates a gallery in the John N. A. Griswold House, a National Historic Landmark that is the premier American Stick Style building. Wikipedia As a grammarian, I recommend NAM delete "on" substitute "at" in this description. Also, I recommend changing your subordinate clause to: ". . . National Historic Landmark, notably the premier example of American Stick-Style Architecture." [Wikipedia]

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