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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.
Visit Doris Duke’s art-filled mansion and enjoy panoramic ocean views from the extensive grounds. Open late March to November.
The Vernon House is a site for expansive story-telling, contemporary dialogue, and preservation trades skill-building.
Newport Restoration Foundation holds one of the largest collections of period architecture owned by a single organization anywhere in the United States.
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Due to the wacky New England weather this past week, we are rescheduling our Garden Party for Thursday, July 29 from 5:30-7:30 pm – and new tables are now open! If you weren’t able to grab a table last time, reserve now to ensure you and your group have a spot.
Grab your fancy shoes, a few friends, and a glass of rosé to wander among the blooms in the Formal Garden at Rough Point. Ticket includes two glasses of wine per guest, with the option to purchase additional glasses if desired. Charcuterie boards will be provided at each table.
Tickets are sold by table; up to four guests permitted per table.