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.
At Newport Restoration Foundation, we invite researchers to explore all of the resources our organization has to offer. From information on historic home preservation, to cultural heritage and sea level rise, to the extensive fine and decorative arts collections found in our museums, let us help by providing access to research materials and photography from our archives. Based on the subject you are looking to learn more about, please contact the following staff members below and we will address your inquiries as soon as possible.
Please contact Alyssa Lozupone, Director of Preservation: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRESERVATION AT NRF
Please contact Kristen Costa, Senior Curator: email@example.com.
ROUGH POINT COLLECTION WHITEHORNE HOUSE COLLECTION
For permission to use images in publications and media, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRESS & MEDIA