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Rhode Island, Newport

Newport Restoration Foundation

Founded in 1968 by Doris Duke, the Newport Restoration Foundation (NRF), a non-profit institution, was formed with the express purpose of preserving, interpreting, and maintaining landscape and objects reflecting Aquidneck Island s 18th- and 19th- century architectural culture. It fulfills its mission in the following ways: Being a leader in historic preservation in Newport County and Rhode Island Preserving a collection of the arts of cabinetmaking and building trades of the Newport region, along with art and artifacts from Doris Duke s life in Newport Utilizing its collections for educational programs Since its founding, the NRF has restored or preserved 83 buildings. Today, the NRF continues to own a collection of 78 historic buildings. The NRF also owns and operates three museum properties: Rough Point, Doris Duke s Newport mansion. Whitehorne House, featuring the Doris Duke Collection of 18th-century Newport Furniture. Prescott Farm, an example of early American landscape and architecture.

Contact: Jeanine Kober, Email: Jeanine@NewportRestoration.org, Phone: 401-849-7300
Address: 51 Touro Street, Newport, Rhode Island, 02840
Webwww.NewportRestoration.org

 

Rhode Island, Bristol
Bristol Art Museum
Web
: www.bristolartmuseum.org Email: ppwoods51@verizon.net

Address: Linden Place 500 Hope Street, Bristol, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, Bristol
Herreshoff Marine Museum
Web
: www.herreshoff.org Email: d.jones@herreshoff.org

Address: One Burnside Street, Bristol, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, Davisville
Seabee Museum and Memorial Park
Web
: www.seabeesmuseum.com Email: info@seabeesmuseum.com

Address: 21 IaFrate Way, Davisville, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, East Greenwich
Varnum House Museum
Web
: www.varnumcontinentals.org Email: skip@skiphealy.com

Address: 57 Peirce St, East Greenwich, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, East Providence
Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit
Web
: www.capeverdeanmuseum.org Email: info@capeverdeanmuseum.org

Address: 1003 Waterman Avenue, East Providence, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, Narragansett
South County Museum
Web
: www.southcountymuseum.org Email: info@southcountymuseum.org

Address: Strathmore Street, Narragansett, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, Newport
Museum of Yachting
Web
: www.moy.org Email: tnathan@iyrs.org

Address: Fort Adams State Park, Newport, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, Newport
Newport Art Museum
Web
: www.newportartmuseum.org Email: egoddard@newportartmuseum.org

Address: 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, Newport
Newport Historical Society and Museum of Newport
Web
: www.newporthistorical.org Email: info@newporthistorical.org

Address: 82 Touro Street, Newport, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, Providence
Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
Web
: www.brown.edu/haffenreffer Email: lubar@brown.edu

Address: 21 Prospect St., Providence, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, Providence
John Brown House Museum
Web
: www.rihs.org/Museums.html Email: bbarnes@rihs.org

Address: 52 Power Street, Providence, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, Providence
Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design
Web
: www.risdmuseum.org/education Email: ccutler@risd.edu

Address: 224 Benefit Street, Providence, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, Warwick
Clouds Hill Victorian House Museum
Web
: www.cloudshill.org Email: office@cloudshill.org

Address: 4157 Post Road, Warwick, Rhode Island

 

Rhode Island, Warwick
Warwick Museum of Art
Web
: warwickmuseum.org Email: info@warwickmuseum.org

Address: 3259 Post Road, Warwick, Rhode Island