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.
Live amidst history by renting one of our many historic properties.
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