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Gunnar Rice, Redwood Intern, will dispute the story of Franklin tells of becoming a "tolerable English writer" by offering an account of how he learned the not-so-tolerable "style of sailors" while a boy seeking his first success as a writer in Boston. Free and all are welcome.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
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lwhite

Join us as we host a reception for our new exhibition, The Claggetts of Newport: Master Clockmakers in Colonial America. Authors Frank L. Hohmann III and Donald L. Fennimore will present a survey of the Claggett clockmaking dynasty and their production of masterpiece clocks.

 

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Friday, December 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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lwhite

Join us on Thursday, November 8 at 5:30 pm as we host a reception for our new exhibition, Ingenuity and Invention: Women Illustrators of the Golden Age. Free and all are welcome.

 

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Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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lwhite

What did Ben Franklin think about the Great Southern Continent, modern-day Australia and New Zealand?

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Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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amateus

The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Monday, October 29 at 4:30 pm to discuss 

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Monday, October 29, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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amateus

The Newport String Quartet will be joined by guests Ethan Wood (viola) and Jacob MacKay (cello) for an afternoon of chamber music featuring works by Koechlin, Shaw and Brahms. 


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Charles Koechlin - String Quartet No 1

Caroline Shaw - Valencia

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Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 3:00pm
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lwhite

To mark the donation of New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins' art book archive, the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport, RI will partner with the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) to present a day-long symposium on art criticism “since 1960,” the year Tomkins began writing for the New Yorker. The symposium will address the relationship of Tomkins’ signature mode of writing – the profile– to other types of contemporary art writing.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to Friday, October 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
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lwhite

The 2018 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series begins on Wednesday, October 3 when Dana Yoerger, senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, explores the realm known as the ocean's “twilight zone.” At 200 to 1000 meters below the surface, sunlight is barely a glimmer, yet flashes of bioluminescence give us a clue that these waters teem with life. Microbes, plankton, jellies, and fish—everything living in the twilight zone has amazing adaptations for life such an extreme environment.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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lwhite

Join us on Sunday, October 28 at 3:00 pm as we welcome pianist Nora Bartosik in her debut concert at the Redwood, featuring works by Chopin, Debussy and Schumann.

 

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Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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lwhite

The 2018 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Thursday, October 18 when psychologist Dr. Alicia Clark discusses her new book, Hack Your Anxiety: How to Make Anxiety Work for You in Life, Love, and All That You Do. In this revolutionary new book, Dr. Clark recognizes anxiety as an unsung hero in the path to success and well-being.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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lwhite

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