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.
Opening July 1, 2023: NRF and Art&Newport are excited to present a group artists exhibition on cards and card playing: Games, Gamblers & Cartomancers: The New Cardsharps
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.
If you are entitled to free admission or have purchased a ticket through another party, please call us at 401-847-8344 to schedule the time and date of your entry.
Enjoy spectacular ocean views, explore the grounds and gardens, and tour the museum and new Newport Gallery of Art, Design, and Craft. Includes admission to the house and grounds.
We're excited to open The Vernon House (46 Clarke Street) to the public for the first time! Explore The New Cardsharps—a collaboration with Art&Newport. Admission is FREE to the public.
The Newport Restoration Foundation and Art&Newport present
Tina Barney, Cecily Brown, Francesco Clemente,
Elizabeth Colomba, John Currin, Austin Eddy,
Hadi Falapishi, Shara Hughes, Rashid Johnson,
Sanya Kantarovsky, Karen Kilimnik, Sean Landers,
Tala Madani, Rob Pruitt, Walter Robinson Katja Seib, Katie Stout
The exhibition includes the US premiere of Francesco Clemente’s Tarot Card cycle.
Curated by Dodie Kazanjian and Alison Gingeras.
Learn more about Vernon House