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National Museum of American Illustration
Vernon Court
492 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840

 

National Museum of American Illustration

The NMAI exhibits original artworks from the “Golden Age of Illustration” by such luminary artists as Norman Rockwell, N.C. Wyeth, Jessie Willcox Smith, Charles Dana Gibson, JC Leyendecker, Violet Oakley, Maxfield Parrish and 150 others in an historic Gilded Age mansion, considered “Newport’s most beautiful mansion.”

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General Information

ADDRESS: 492 Bellevue Avenue, Newport RI (Main entrance & Free Parking on Victoria Avenue)

ADMISSION: Adults, $18; Seniors/Military, $16; Students, $12; Children ages 5-12, $8; Group Rate (6 visitors or more) $15 per visitor

PARKING: Free parking is available across from the Museum's entrance gate on Victoria Avenue.

MORE INFO: Contact (401) 851-8949, ext. 18, art@americanillustration.org

 


 

Images

The photographs shown on this page are a small sampling from our extensive archives. The archives are replete with images of the exterior and interior architecture, details, wideangle shots, the MUSEShop, formal Renaissance Revival gardens, and the Frederick Law Olmsted Park. The archives also include aerial views, seasonal, night and day, construction/renovation underway, events, visitors, celebrities, normal scenes, exterior sculpture, flower gardens, anon.

Use of any photographs or jpgs will require an advance written request on letterhead, approval by the NMAI, and required use of our captions and credit lines. In certain cases, there are industry standard charges for reproduction permission and usage.

Before using any image please contact:

PRESS OFFICES
National Museum of American Illustration
Vernon Court
492 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840, USA
t: 401.851.8949 x29
e: art@americanillustration.org

 
Exterior

CREDIT LINE: © 2016 National Museum of American Illustration™ Newport RI 02840 www.AmericanIllustration.org

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Aerial view of Vernon Court and Bellevue Avenue

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Main Gate

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Rose Garden

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West View of Vernon Court

Interior

CREDIT LINE: © 2016 National Museum of American Illustration™ Newport RI 02840 www.AmericanIllustration.org

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Tiffany Loggia
Murals by James Wall Finn

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Library

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2nd Floor (Currently closed to the public)

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Grand Salon
Hanging center is Rockwell's SAMSON TEARING DOWN THE TEMPLE - PORTRAIT OF VICTOR MATURE

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Marble Hall

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Grand Salon

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Ballroom

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Northwest Corner of Ballroom