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.
NRF is seeking an energetic and knowledgeable Property Manager to manage approximately 75 residential and commercial leases. There is plenty of opportunity to update and expand the rental program, and so the position lends itself well to a creative and entrepreneurial candidate. The Property Manager will work out of their own office at NRF’s headquarters (51 Touro Street), where they’ll be part of a friendly, close-knit team. This position will also work closely with the Preservation Crew and have the opportunity to visit them at their mill and on site throughout town. The Property Manager will serve as the first point of contact for walk-in visitors, callers, and vendors at NRF’s headquarters, and so a positive and upbeat attitude is essential.
Classification: Full-time (Exempt)
Reports to: Director of Preservation
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to email@example.com. EOE.
NRF is seeking a Collections Care Technician responsible for the care of and attention to the ongoing preservation and safety of our collections both in storage and on display at Rough Point and Whitehorne House Museums.