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Dates and venues for 2022 include: 

APRIL 6-7, 2022: Alexandria, VA
JUNE 14-15, 2022: Newport, RI
DECEMBER, 2022: Palm Beach, FL

Venue

Our Venue for the June 2022  Traditional Building Conference is the Newport Art Museum. Founded in 1912 as the Art Association of Newport, the museum is located at 76 Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. The museum operates a gallery in the John N. A. Griswold House, a National Historic Landmark that is one of the first American Stick Style buildings. It was designed by the noted American architect, Richard Morris Hunt in 1864 and one was one of his first commissions in Newport. The museum purchased the house in 1915.

Hotel

Newport Hotel Info:

While we don't have any blocks reserved for June 14-15, there are multiple hotels in Newport to choose from. These are walking distance to the Newport Art Museum:

The Attwater - 22 Liberty St reet - 401-846-7444

Cliffside Inn - 2 Seaview Avenue - 401-847-1811

Gilded Hotel - 23 Brinley Street - 401-619-7758

Hydrangea House - 16 Bellevue Avenue - 401-846-4435

Inns on Bellevue - 30 Bellevue Avenue - 401-848-6242

Serenity Inn - 93 Pelham Street - 401-845-9400

Hotel Viking - One Bellevue Avenue - 401-847-3300


Things to Do And See In Newport

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Visit The Breakers
Built in 1893 by Cornelius Vanderbilt II as a summer getaway, The Breakers is the most spectacular of Newport's "summer cottages".  This Gilded Age mansion features a classic Italian palazzo design with luxurious Victorian interiors.


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See the Olmsted in Newport Exhibit
This exhibit at our venue, the Newport Art Museum, covers Olmsted's extensive civic and private projects in Newport, including roadways, parks, private estates, urban planning, land development and more.


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Experience The Cliff Walk
On the 3.5-mile Cliff Walk, you can experience the combination of crashing waves, seaside serenity, and Gilded Age architecture. One one side of the walk, you'll get stunning ocean views; on the other side, take in some of Newport's stunning Victorian-era mansions.


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Visit The Marble House
Marble House, built in 1892 for Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt, was a summer house. This social and architectural landmark set the pace for Newport's subsequent transformation from a quiet summer colony of wooden houses to the legendary resort of opulent stone palaces.


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Dine on the Waterfront in Newport
With more than 400 miles of coastline Newport has many waterfront restaurant options for you to enjoy from fine dining to casual clam shacks.


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See The Blue Garden
Designed by Frederic Law Olmsted Jr. in 1908, The Blue Garden, designed for Arthur Curtiss and Harriet Parsons James, remains a unique expression of landscape art.  Utilizing digital copies of original plans and photos, the restoration of the Blue Garden began in 2012.