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.
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.
Celebrate excellence in historic preservation efforts within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
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On Thursday, November 19 at 6:30 PM, you’re invited to enjoy a rare look at one of the hidden gems of Newport’s streetscapes. In our virtual Preservation Pop-Up series, we’ll take you behind-the-scenes at one of our 75 historic homes to learn about its history and the restoration process. On this episode, we’ll check out the projects that are keeping our preservation crews busy at Sisson Collins House at 40 School Street in Newport!
This special virtual experience will premiere at 6:30 pm EST on Thursday, November 19 on our YouTube channel. No registration necessary. This video program will be available for viewing on YouTube after its completion.
Click here to join the event: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ynmp0RYKalc
We hope you will consider supporting NRF’s free online educational programming by making a donation. Please visit www.newportrestoration.org/support-programs to give today.