In the News

“New exhibition opens at the Redwood Libary – ‘Gifts from the Sea: Sailors’ Valentines by Happy van Beuren'” What’s Up Newp, September 2021

“Redwood Library Receives Donation From RI Historian Patrick Conley” NewportRI.com, July 2021

“Redwood Library & Athenaeum to house a portion of the Dr. Patrick T. Conley Library” What’s Up Newp, July 2021

“Check out these public outdoor art pieces around Newport” NewportRI.com, July 2021

“Then and Now: Tales From The Big Chair” Newport This Week, June 2021

“Then and Now: Tales From The Big Chair opens at The Redwood Library & Athenæum” What’s Up Newp, June 2021

“Hail to the chief” Newport Daily News, Feb. 26, 2020

“Making local history accessible” Wheaton News, February 2020

“Voices of Unity” Newport Daily News, January 2020

“Private photos by masterful Russell Lee at Newport’s Redwood Library” The Providence Journal, December 2019

“New Redwood Winter Exhibit” Newportthisweek.com, November 2019

“‘Russell Lee: A Documentarian’s Personal Kodachromes’ exhibition opens up at The Redwood Library & Athenaeum” WhatsupNewp.com, November 2019

“Russell Lee: A Documentarian’s Personal Kodachromes exhibition opens up at The Redwood Library & Athenæum” ArtDaily.org, November 2019

“10 Things to Know About Rhode Island” U.S. News, August 2019

“Summer exhibition opens at the Redwood Library & Athenæum ‘Per Barclay: House of Oil and Water'” ArtDaily.org, July 2019

“Silver Sailing Cups Recall Gilded Age Glamour and Sexuality” National Review, July 2019

“Summer 2019 exhibition opens The Redwood Library & Athenæum” ArtDaily.org, July 2019

“‘Breaking Chains’ events examine slavery in the U.S.” Providence Journal, June 2019

“Newport Spring Evolution Moves Forward” Newport This Week, April 2019

“Make Time for the Claggett Exhibit at The Redwood” Newport This Week, February 2019

“Happy Birthday, President Washington” NewportRI.com, February 2019

“Clocking In” Art Antiques, Dec/Jan 2018-2019

“Colonial clocks on display at Redwood” Newport Daily News, December 2018

“Art Review: At Newport’s Redwood Library, Colonial-era clocks in a class by themselves” Providence Journal, December 2018

“Opinions differ when contemporary meets historic” Newport Daily News, August 2018

“Ceremony to Mark Site of Slave Trade Memorial” Newport Daily News, August 2018

“Summer Spotlight on Redwood Gala” Newport This Week, July 2018

“Redwood Library Celebrates Gift of Art Book Collection” Newport Daily News, July 2018

“Political satirist, author P.J. O’Rourke delights Newport crowd” Newport Daily News, July 2018

“International Tennis Hall of Fame Community Service” Newport Daily News, July 2018

“Remember Bimbia Opens at Redwood Library and Athenaeum” Newport Buzz, July 2018

“Redwood Launches Contemporary Art Initiative” NewportRI.com, July 2018

“Library Offers ‘Think Space’ For Community” Newport This Week, July 2018

Norse researcher: Newport Tower ‘could be a Viking tower, we don’t know’ Newport Daily News, May 2018

Rhode Island Spotlight on RI PBS 8 Rhode Island Spotlight, April 2018

“Back to the Future” Providence Journal, March 2018

“Building Bridge” Mercury, February 2018

Friends Divided C-SPAN, January 2018

“Claggett: Newport’s Illustrious Clockmakers” Antiques and Fine Art, Winter 2018

“Redwood Holds Annual Meeting” Newport Daily News, October 2017

“The Work That Was Never Done” Mercury, July 2017

“Cornered: Leora Maltz-Leca on Documenta” – Artscope, July 2017

“Newport puts spotlight on modern art” – Providence Journal, July 2017

“State of the art: Daring exhibits take over Newport” – Newportri.com, July 2017

“Escaping the Gilded Cage” Mercury, June 2017

“Newport Festival — for Art, Not Music — Draws George Condo and More” New York Times, June 2017

“The Redwood Library & Athenaeum Announces New Contemporary Curator and Summer Lecture Series” – Artdaily.com, June 2017

“Contemporary Art is Topic of Lectures by New Curator” Newport Daily News, June 2017

“Redwood to Host Annual History Seminar” Newport Daily News, June 2017

“Pro/Con” Newport Daily News, June 2017

“Redwood Library: Temple of American Enlightenment” Newport This Week, June 2017

“Artists Head Into Wild” Newport Daily News, April 2017

“Pettit Joins Library That Was Founded in 1747” Bernews, April 2017

“Pettit Lands Job at Oldest Library” The Royal Gazette, April 2017

“Whitehouse Promotes Book at Visit to Redwood Library” Newport Daily News, April 2017

“Open Dialogue: Redwood Library Launches New Contemporary Arts Initiative” Mercury, March 2017

“Invitation to an Embedding” – Mercury, March 2017

“Library Appoints Marketing Professional” Newport Daily News, March 2017

“Light Reading” Newport Daily News, March 2017

“Sons of American Revolution Honor Washington’s Birthday at Redwood Library” Newport Daily News, February 2017

“Redwood Library to be in Google Global Spotlight” Newport Daily News, January 2017

“Cultural Institutions Name Their Favorite Gifts of the Year” Mercury, December 2016

“A Classic Revisited” Antiques and Fine Art Magazine, Winter 2016