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.
The Newport Restoration Foundation, a non-profit organization in Newport, RI, is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration (DOFA). This position is responsible for directing the financial operation of a complex multifaceted organization that includes several sites that are open to the public as museums along with a collection of approximately seventy highly significant preserved 18th and 19th century houses that are rented out as residential properties. The DOFA will oversee a budget of approximately five million dollars ($5,000,000) for an organization that is staffed by approximately fifty full and part-time employees. The DOFA will work closely with and report to the Executive Director.
This is a full time, year round, benefitted position which includes medical, dental and vision insurance, health savings account, 401(k) contribution and paid time off. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé. Applications accepted until June 28th, 2021. EOE
NRF is hiring for part-time and full-time positions for the Grounds and Gardens Crew for maintenance of the grounds and facilities of Rough Point, Whitehorne House, Prescott Farm and preservation properties.