The Newport Museum of Art

Newport Art Museum Receives Anonymous $5 Million Gift

The Newport Museum of Art in Newport, Rhode Island, has received a historic gift of $5 million from an anonymous donor. The institution will designate $4.7 million to its endowment, more than doubling its funds. An additional $50,000 from the donor will be used to support museum operations.

Executive director Norah Diedrich said, “The Newport Art Museum looks forward to 2017 and beyond with renewed energy and excitement. An updated strategic plan is underway, as well as innovative programming, partnerships, and constituent engagement initiatives designed to have a lasting impact.”