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Monday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 8:00pm
Thursday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm


Redwood Library & Athenaeum 

50 Bellevue Avenue

Newport, RI 02840-3292


Telephone: 401-847-0292

Fax: 401-841-5680


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Organized by the Redwood Library and Athenaeum and scheduled for Friday, June 3, the 2016 Redwood History Seminar, a yearly scholarly symposium devoted to the study of the art, architecture and material culture of Colonial America, will bring together top experts on colonial portrait painting for "... Read More
Date: Friday, June 3, 2016 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Author: GMarkert
The 2016 Spring Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on May 4 with Joan Johnson-Freese, Professor of Strategy and Policy at the Naval War College, who will discuss how technologies seen in the classic mid-century TV show are being carried out today by governments and private sector organizations... Read More
Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author: lwhite
The Redwood is delighted to present classical pianist Clemens Teufel in his debut concert at the Redwood on Sunday, May 1 at 3:00 pm.  Mr. Teufel will perform pieces from Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, and Frederic Chopin Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Clemens Teufel received his first piano lessons at... Read More
Date: Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Author: lwhite
2016 Redwood Gala Tickets on Sale Now! Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future. The Redwood is at the junction of what's old and what's new! Join us for a terrific summer evening with crooner, balladeer and rock maniac, Chris Norton, and his seven-piece band.  Mark your calendars for July 9 and... Read More
Author: GMarkert
The Redwood Library is Newport's Newest Historic Venue - Now Available for Weddings, Rehearsal Dinners, and Private Parties.  Please contact Francesca Campo at 401.742.5344, or fcampo@campoandcompany.com, for more information.
Author: GMarkert
The Redwood Presents... In Search of Palladio: A Study Trip to Italy with John Tschirch, October 15 - 23, 2016. Redwood members and friends are cordially invited to join award-winning architectural historian and writer John Tschirch on a special Italian sojourn to seek out the buildings created by... Read More
Author: GMarkert
Art and architecture have always been allied fields, given that the act of planning requires the twin processes of designing and drawing. The forms of architectural designs have nonetheless changed radically as advances in technology, as well as shifts in economics and client demands, have... Read More
Author: GMarkert
New 3M eBook offerings for members:   Baume, Sara: Spill Simmer Falter Wither Begley, Louis: Killer, Come Hither Brett, Simon: The Tomb in Turkey Burke, James Lee: House of the Rising Sun Hamer, Kate: The Girl in the Red Coat Leon, Donna: The Waters of Eternal Youth Lovesey, Peter: Down Among the... Read More
Author: lwhite
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, April 30 at 10:30 am to discuss a Selection of Poems by Robert Frost. There will be copies of 6 or 8 poems by Robert Frost distributed to the book club on that day. One or two you may memorize on the spot! We will delve into both serious and comic... Read More
Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Author: lwhite
Many thanks to you, our members and friends, for your continued support! The Redwood is proud to offer unparallelled programming for adults and youth, 200,000 books in its circulating and Special Collections, two exhibitions galleries, and a fine array of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century... Read More
Author: GMarkert