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.
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Art&Newport and Newport Restoration Foundation invite you to
at Rough Point
curated by Dodie Kazanjian
Artist painting on site
Aug 2 – 14 (10AM – 5PM)
Aug 18-21 & 24-28 (3 + 4PM)
IN THE WAVES is an admission-free public art project in support of Newport Restoration Foundation’s Keeping History Above Water Initiative about sea level rise — created with an ensemble of local community members.
Melanie George/producer and dramaturg
Visitors invited to interact with the artist, choreographer, and ensemble between performances.
To register: www.newportrestoration.org/events
Parking available at Rough Point.
No performances during rain or high winds—cancellations/updates will be posted on NRF website.
For more information: www.artandnewport.org, www.newportrestoration.org, www.melissamcgillartist.com