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Preservation in Newport

For five decades, the Newport Restoration Foundation has preserved over eighty 18th- and 19th-century buildings on Aquidneck Island, representing one of the largest portfolios of historic architecture owned by a single organization in the United States.

Visit our Museums

At NRF's Museums you can see a one-of-a-kind personal collection of European and Asian art, enjoy one of the most dramatic oceanside landscapes in town, learn why Newport furniture was all the rage in the 18th-century, and enjoy 40 acres of historic greenspace in the middle of Aquidneck Island.

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WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1978 [post_author] => 8 [post_date] => 2018-08-06 14:37:46 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-08-06 14:37:46 [post_content] => Workshop topic: Newport’s Cabinetmaking Tradition Get up close and personal with the early American furniture collection at the Whitehorne House Museum. Jeffrey Greene will be turning his craftsman’s eye to the construction details and design differences that set Newport furniture apart. Expect hands-on experience and careful examination during this seminar-style workshop – we’re turning tables upside-down, removing drawers, and getting on hands and knees to study the distinct form of Newport ball-and-claw feet. This program is the first of a two-part series; the second workshop is scheduled for October 28. [post_title] => Workshopping the Collection [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => workshopping-the-collection-ii [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-08-09 10:47:53 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-08-09 14:47:53 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.newportrestoration.org/?post_type=tribe_events&p=1978 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => tribe_events [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [EventStartDate] => 2018-10-14 13:00:00 [EventEndDate] => 2018-10-14 15:00:00 )
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