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The Newport Restoration Foundation offers educational programs for school and youth groups which enrich classroom learning in Art, Social Studies, and English/Language Arts. Visits to Rough Point and Prescott Farm are designed to encourage critical thinking, visual literacy, communication, and collaboration. All school programs can be adapted to fit specific curricular goals, age ranges, or time constraints. Let us know how we can help!

Students build critical thinking skills through close observation of the expansive art collection at Rough Point, the Newport home of Doris Duke. Museum educators use Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) and other open-ended inquiry methods to stimulate engagement, and students will become comfortable examining, questioning, and drawing conclusions from works of art.

Recommended visit time: 1.5 hours
Best for grades 4-12

$4.50 per student
Teachers and Chaperones admitted free

Students are introduced to colonial history and rural life during the American Revolution during this highly interactive program. Educators lead small groups through hands on activities and demonstrations designed to introduce aspects of daily life and the role of Aquidneck Island during the Revolutionary War.

Recommended visit time: 1.5-2 hours
Best for grades 2-8

$4.50 per student
Teachers and Chaperones admitted free

For more information about our school programs, or to schedule a visit, fill out the Inquiries form below or contact Rachael Guadagni at 401–847–8344 ext.123 or


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