Innovation Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 17 (Free)
Can we teach innovation? Innovation requires whole-brain thinking — left-brain thinking for creativity and imagination, and right-brain thinking for planning and execution. Eric Mazur will show how shifting the focus in lectures from delivering information to teamwork and creative thinking greatly improves the learning that takes place in the classroom and promotes independent thinking. Read more details here.
Photography Lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 18 (Free)
Michael Rice is a fine art landscape artist with a passion for black and white photography reminiscent of the old large format masters. He will discuss the philosophy of the process, from concept to completion, the thought process to achieving great landscape images. Read more details here.
Wine & Film Night on Thursday, Sept 19
Wine-lovers this film is for you! NewportFILM is featuring a screening “Red Obsession” at Rosecliff. Read about the two ticket options here.
Newport Historical Society Annual Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19
The Newport Historical Society's Annual Meeting includes guest speaker C. Morgan Grefe, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Historical Society, who will present Turning Thought into Gold: How Freedom of Conscience Helped Make Newport an Early American Exemplar. Read more details here.
8th Annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival This Weekend
Three Newport Mansions – The Elms, Marble House, and Rosecliff - will host more than 100 of the world’s finest culinary artists and vintners for a remarkable three-day food and wine experience. The weekend invites guests to enjoy wines from around the world, delicious local cuisine, and celebrity chef cooking demonstrations headlined by Food Network Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and award-winning Michel Richard. For food and wine lovers this weekend of palate pleasers is a must!