Bidding Farewell to the Griswold House Beech Tree

Newport-based researcher and scholar Nancy Austin, PhD will give a eulogy for the Fernleaf Beech tree at the event tonight. See images from her research process here!

Join us for Art After Dark: Primavera & First Light Funeral at the Newport Art Museum on April 14th (TONIGHT) from 5:00pm – 9:00pm. In the spirit of Catalyzing Newport’s “Culture of Yes” Catalyst residency with the Knight Foundation, steering committee members, The Newport Arboretum, Salve Regina University, NAM, and National Grid collaborate on the First Light Funeral, a farewell to the beloved 180-year-old Fernleaf Beech tree in true New Orleans style!

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