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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