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 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. Responsibilities include lawn mowing and maintenance, weeding, basic tree maintenance, spring and fall leaf clean up and other typical gardening tasks including but not limited to, planting, mulching, edging, watering and organically managing pests, diseases and invasives.
Some general building maintenance and light carpentry may be required. Landscaping experience and proficiency with landscape equipment required. Hardscaping experience a plus. Seasonal position until December 31st. Hourly rate plus 401(k) contribution. Potential for year-round position with benefits.
Interested candidates should send their contact information, job history and relevant experience to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted until Monday, May 3rd, 2021. EOE