NRF promotes and invests in the architectural heritage of the Newport community, the traditional building trades, and Doris Duke’s fine and decorative arts collections, for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of all.
As a leader in the preservation of early American architecture, NRF supports research and education in areas directly related to its collections and issues of critical concern to the field of historic preservation.
Tour Doris Duke’s art-filled mansion and enjoy panoramic ocean views from the extensive grounds, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. Open April to November.
Experience the only museum in the world specializing in 18th-century Newport furniture and related decorative arts.
Explore 40 acres of open space, a tribute to the agrarian heritage of Aquidneck Island. The site is open daily from dawn to dusk for public enjoyment.
Newport Restoration Foundation holds one of the largest collections of period architecture owned by a single organization anywhere in the United States.
Celebrate excellence in historic preservation efforts within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
Live amidst history by renting one of our many historic properties.
Help us to continue a lived-in legacy by becoming a Restoration Partner today.
Newport Restoration Foundation is looking for a carpentry intern for the summer of 2022 to work at the organization’s mill. The mill’s primary role is to repair or recreate interior and exterior property features such as windows, doors, trim, clapboard, and staircases for installation at NRF properties.
Classification: Internship (full-time, up to 12 weeks)
Reports To: Mill Supervisor
Specific Responsibilities (Under Supervision):
Interns will be required to comply with NRF safety policies, including COVID-19 protocols.
For inquiries, please reach out to NRF’s Trades Initiative Manager, Kris Turgeon, at email@example.com.
NRF provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
The Newport Restoration Foundation is looking for a Bookkeeper to join its Finance team.
Historic homes require regular maintenance, and Rough Point Museum is no exception.
The mission of the Historic Trades Initiative is to perpetuate and diversify the historic trades by creating strong connections with our community and sharing our expertise.
In honor of Preservation Month this May, we invite you to become part of the community of individuals who care deeply about protecting historic resources in Newport.