Silhouette Event at the Museum of Newport History & Shop

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The Newport Historical Society celebrates Museum Store Sunday


Newport, RI (November 2018) – The Newport Historical Society will be participating in the second annual Museum Store Sunday on November 25, 2018. Deborah O???Connor, silhouette artist, will be at the Museum of Newport History & Shop at 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI from 11??am – 4??pm to make custom silhouettes of you and your loved ones.


A great gift, and a fresh alternative to selfies, each paper silhouette is cut entirely freehand by Deborah O???Connor, not drawn or traced and will cost $30.00.

All ages are welcome, and the sitting time required is just five minutes.

O???Connor can make a silhouette from a photograph for those who cannot attend in person or for furry friends.

The silhouettes will be mounted on white or ivory card stock, individually or in groupings.

Traditional oval frames and mattes will also be available to purchase at the shop, during the event.


Reservations for the silhouettes strongly encouraged, which can be made on Eventbrite, or by accessing the reservation page through our website,


For more information, visit the Museum of Newport History & Shop at 127 Thames St., which is open daily from 10-5 or call 401-841-8770.


In response to Black Friday and Giving Tuesday, the Museum Store Association created Museum Store Sunday to offer a special shopping experience in museum???s one-of-a-kind stores, showcasing broad assortments of highly curated, mission-specific gifts. You can find out more about Museum Store Sunday at


About the Newport Historical Society

Since 1854, the Newport Historical Society has collected and preserved the artifacts, photographs, documents, publications, and genealogical records that relate to the history of Newport County, to make these materials readily available for both research and enjoyment, and to act as a resource center for the education of the public about the history of Newport County, so that knowledge of the past may contribute to a fuller understanding of the present. For more information please visit????

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