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Guide-led Tour  at  The Breakers

Beneath The Breakers Tour

Daily 10:30 am

Explore the underground systems that made this great house a marvel of technology for its time.

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Exhibition  at  Rosecliff

Gilded Age Newport in Color

March 15 – June 30, 2024 10:00am – 3:00pm

This exhibition explores a largely unknown but important chapter in American history: the experience of a thriving African heritage community in Newport.

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Guide-led Tour  at  The Elms

Servant Life Tour

Daily 10:30 am, 2 pm and 3:30 pm*

See and hear how the other half lived. This tour will highlight the stories of some of the men and women who worked to service the social whirl of Newport during the Gilded Age. *Sept. 1-Oct. 6, 10:30 & 3:30. Nov. 23-Jan. 1, 2025, 10:30 & 2:30.

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Guide-led Tour

Inside “The Gilded Age” Tour

May 17 – June 28, 2024

Fans of HBO’s "The Gilded Age" will love this guide-led tour of locations in four of the Newport Mansions where the show was filmed. Tuesdays and Fridays only, May 17 through June 28.

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Special Event  at  Rosecliff

The Newport Flower Show: “At Home”

June 21 – 23, 2024

The 28th annual edition of New England’s premier flower show explores the theme "At Home," celebrating the beauty and inspiration that flowers and plants bring to the spaces in which we live.

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Guide-led Tour  at  The Breakers

The Breakers Third Floor Preservation in Progress Tour

Daily 3:30 pm*

For the first time in the 129-year history of The Breakers, the private third-floor family space occupied by generations of Vanderbilts will be open for public tours.
*Oct. 15-Jan. 1, 1:30 pm

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Program  at  Rosecliff

The Iconic Trees of Newport: Past, Present & Future

June 27, 2024 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Learn about Newport’s landscape history, the threat posed by beech leaf disease and planting strategies for the future. This educational forum is a collaborative effort among The Preservation Society of Newport County, The Newport Tree Conservancy and Bartlett Tree Experts.

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Lecture  at  Rosecliff

“Becoming Peggy Scott”: An Evening with Denée Benton & Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar

July 9, 2024 6:00pm

We invite you to a special evening at Rosecliff for dinner and conversation with actress Denée Benton, who plays Peggy Scott on HBO's "The Gilded Age," and Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Executive Co-Producer and Consulting Historian for the Emmy-winning series.

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Lecture  at  Rosecliff

The Frick Renewed

July 18, 2024 6:00pm

For the annual David W. Dangremond Lecture, Ian Wardropper, director of The Frick Collection, will share the behind-the-scenes process of the first major renewal of this renowned museum in 90 years.

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Lecture  at  Rosecliff

Decoding Gilded Age Designer Jules Allard

July 30, 2024 6:00pm

The annual Jacalyn and William P. Egan Lecture will present Preservation Society Fellow Benjamin Bowery discussing his contributions to our long-term study of cabinetmaker and designer Jules Allard, the man who made the Gilded Age glitter.

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Special Event  at  The Elms

Summer Dinner Dance: La Fête du Jardin

August 10, 2024 7pm

Our annual black-tie fundraising event promises a fun and elegant evening of dinner and dancing amid a magical garden setting.

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Special Event  at  Rosecliff

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival

September 20 – 22, 2024

Save the dates for the 19th annual festival, featuring the Vintner Dinner, Sunday Brunch and tasty yet educational seminar experiences.

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