Programs

Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 3:00pm
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, Rhode Island-based trio, The Exiles, will perform tunes from Ireland, Scotland, Canada and original music written in those traditions. Register online or call 401-847-0292. Members $10; Non-members $20. 
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 3:00pm
The Newport String Project's Jacob McKay and Ealaín McMullin are joined by guest artists Rebecca Barnett and Jesse Song Lee MacDonald for a program of string quartets. Admission by donation to the Newport String Project.
Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 3:00pm
We are pleased to welcome pianist Clemens Teufel to the Redwood for an early spring concert of Liszt and Chopin. He has performed around the world with appearances at the Alte Oper Frankfurt, Beijing Conservatory and the Cite des Arts in Paris. Members $10; Non-members $20. Register online or call... Read More
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author Shai Afsai will discuss the historical development of Benjamin Franklin’s self-improvement method incorporated into the Jewish ethical tradition of mussar. As a young man in his twenties, Franklin resolved to perfect his character and devised a unique method to aid him in the challenging... Read More
Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 3:00pm
The Redwood is pleased to once again welcome pianist Itay Goren for a concert of works by Ludwig van Beethoven in honor of his 250th Birthday Celebration. Described as "an evocative journey from shimmering excitement to calm contemplation"(Classical New Jersey), Itay's performances touch the heart... Read More
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 6:00pm
Recent advances in 3D printing, soft robotics and bioinspired technology have found a variety of applications for deep-sea exploration. Dr. Brennan Phillips, oceanographer will present how these techniques make undersea technology smaller, cheaper and more functional for the modern ocean scientist... Read More
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Richard Earl will discuss the story of Harley Earl, General Motors’ initial Head of Design from 1927 to 1958, and the inspiring family saga that begins in Newport, leads to Hollywood, Detroit and full circle to Rhode Island. Richard Earl has spent the last 24 years unearthing and telling the story... Read More
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 9:30am to Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 5:00pm
Refresh your library with a visit to our spring book sale. To celebrate the Newport Daffordil Days Festival, the Redwood will have a special table dedicated to gardening and cooking. Hardcover $1, paperback 50¢. Sunday special offer: $5. fill-a-bag. 
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
As part of the Redwood's Life of the Mind Salon Series, Edward Achorn will present his book, Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln. It is a brilliantly conceived and vividly drawn story of Washington, D.C. on the eve of Abraham Lincoln’s historic second inaugural... Read More
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 6:00pm
 Join us as Dr. Richard Bell, PhD, discusses his new book Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home. It tells a gripping and true story about five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South—and their daring attempt to... Read More