Sight, the workhorse of the five senses, puts in too many hours keeping man from falling in manholes. Reward the most overworked sense with today's Groupon to Art Newport, an International Fine Arts Exposition. Choose from the following options:
• For $7, you get general admission for one day (up to a $20 value).
• For $10, you get a three-day pass (up to a $25 value).
• For $15, you get a collector's preview ticket that grants access to the collectors' preview on Thursday, June 30 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (a $30 value).
• For $25, you get a preferred boarding pass, which grants priority entrance throughout the festival, as well as admission to the collectors' preview on Thursday, June 30 from 7:30 p.m to 10:00 p.m. (a $50 value).
This deal now extends through the Art Greenwich exhibition, running September 16 - 19.
At Art Newport, David and Lee Ann Lester, owners of International Fine Arts Expositions, usher antique and contemporary art, design, and jewelry from more than 60 international exhibitors into a 228-foot docked megayacht. Fine-arts dealer David Brooker entrances art lovers with masterful works from England and America spanning three centuries. Island Bi-Design's living room installation fuses indoor and outdoor life, embodying natural beauty in its eco-friendly furniture made from guanacaste, teak, and rare sofa bushes. Guests swoon over floral accessories from Yvel and ogle the exquisite works of Murano glass from Mark Helliar 20th Century Design. Those opting for the collectors' preview or preferred boarding pass can attend a reception with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and live music as they mingle with charming canvases and try to avoid eating the decorative fruit.
Art Newport's exhibitions are situated aboard the world's first mobile megayacht venue, though the vessel maintains port during the expo so as to avoid being intercepted by rogue art festivals. The ship, designed by the acclaimed Luid De Basto, affords guests magnificent views of the harbor as they navigate luxurious parlors and showrooms.