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Guide-led Tour  at  The Breakers

Beneath The Breakers Tour

Daily 10:30am and 2:30pm

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

Guide-led Tour  at  The Elms

Servant Life Tour

Daily Starting April 1, 2023

See and hear how the other half lived as you take the Servant Life Tour at The Elms. 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.

Lecture  at  The Breakers

The Gilded Age Years: Transforming America

April 13 – June 15, 2023 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Change can be exciting. It can also be unsettling. During the Gilded Age, change was happening at a pace unmatched in American history.

Lecture  at  The Breakers

The Gilded Age: Past and Present

April 13, 2023 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Are we living in a second Gilded Age? The transformative years of the late 19th and early 20th centuries left a lasting legacy for our world today. Speaker: Dr. Michael Patrick Cullinane

Lecture  at  The Breakers

The Gilded Years: The First Information Age

April 20, 2023 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Technologies like the telegraph, phonograph, photography and even the sewing machine revolutionized communication, connecting and shrinking the world. Speaker: Matthew Bird

Lecture  at  The Breakers

The Many Playgrounds of an Industrial Age

May 4, 2023 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Visit the heyday of Northeastern vacation spots from the Adirondacks to Coney Island, from Martha’s Vineyard to the Catskills, and from Saratoga to Newport. Speaker: Will B. Mackintosh

Lecture  at  The Breakers

Age of the Machine: The Fight to Reinvent Democracy in the Gilded Age

May 18, 2023 6:00pm – 7:00pm

The Gilded Age is notorious as a time of rampant political corruption. It was also a time when reformers ignited a reinvention of American democracy. Speaker: T.J. Stiles

Lecture  at  The Breakers

Creating a New American Image: Architecture, 1870-1910

June 1, 2023 6:00pm – 7:00pm

The first tall commercial buildings and the grandest of mansions are icons of the Gilded Age, but they were not the only architectural changes taking place. Speaker: Richard Guy Wilson

Lecture  at  The Breakers

Under the Gold-Plating: Everyday Americans in the Gilded Age

June 15, 2023 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Who were the everyday people in this period of industrialization and urbanization? What were their struggles and triumphs? Speaker: Nancy C. Unger

Special Event  at  Marble House

The Newport Flower Show

June 23 – 25, 2023 9:00am – 3:00pm

The Newport Flower Show will celebrate the early 19th-century custom of a trip as a means of gaining both exposure and association with the sophistication of Europe.

Special Event  at  Marble House

Summer Dinner Dance

August 12, 2023

Plan to join us for a fun and elegant evening of dinner and dancing at our annual black-tie fundraising event.

Special Event

Annual Golf Outing

August 28, 2023

Plan now to put together a foursome and join us at our annual Golf Outing at Newport National Golf Course in Middletown, R.I., a challenging, 7,244-yard links-style course offering a dramatic setting with views of the Atlantic Ocean and Sakonnet Passage.

Special Event  at  Rosecliff

Wine & Food Festival

September 22 – 24, 2023

The 2023 festival will continue with the successful format of daily seminars held at Rosecliff that provide our guests with an intimate, educational wine, spirits or food experience.

Special Event  at  The Breakers

Holiday Dinner Dance

December 16, 2023

It is never too early to start planning for your next holiday to remember! Mark your calendar to join us for the annual Holiday Dinner Dance at The Breakers.

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