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Inside The Newport Mansions
The Trudy Coxe Show
A deep dive into The Newport Mansions - one of the leading museums of American history and a top attraction in New England and nationwide hosted by award-winning Executive Director Trudy Coxe.
Inside The Newport Mansions
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Inside The Newport Mansions with TJ Stiles

May 10 2023
May 11th, 2023 12:00am
May 10 2023 - Trudy Coxe talks with Pulitzer Prize winning biographer TJ Stiles about The Age Of The Machine, his upcoming lecture. As broadcast

Inside The Newport Mansions

Matthew Bird Lecture
April 19th, 2023 12:00am
April 12 2023 - Trudy Coxe's guest: Matthew Bird, Industrial Design Faculty at Rhode Island School of Design. He teaches design and design history. On April 20 at 6 p.m. – in the Great Hall of The Breakers and live on Zoom – Matthew will present “The Gilded Age: The First Information Age.” This will be the second presentation in our special series, The Gilded Age Years: Transforming America

Inside The Newport Mansions with Dr Michael Patrick Cullinane

March 8 2023
March 11th, 2023 12:00am
March 8 2023 - Trudy Coxe's guest: Guest Lecturer in new Newport Mansions lecture series in April: Dr Michael Patrick Cullinane, historian, award-winning author, host of "Gilded Age and Progressive Era" podcast.

Inside Newport Mansions Feb 08 2023

Wed Feb 08 2023
February 9th, 2023 12:00am
Host: Trudy Coxe, Executive Director, Preservation Society Newport County Theresa Guzmán Stokes, President and founder of 1696 Heritage Group and Executive Director of the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society – the oldest African Heritage society in the United States. Theresa will be one of the panelists for our lecture “African American Designers and Dressmakers,”

Inside The Newport Mansions Dec 2022

Dec 10 2022
December 16th, 2022 12:00am
Dec 2022 - Trudy Coxe's guest is Ken Turino of Historic New England "Expert On Christmas"

Inside The Newport Mansions Nov 9 2022

Nov 9 2022
November 9th, 2022 12:00am
Host Bill Tavares, PSNC Communications Director fills in for Trudy Coxe. Guest: Marc Seifer, the author of a new book on Nicola Tesla.

Inside The Newport Mansions Fall River Line Lecture

Wed Oct 12 2022
October 14th, 2022 12:00am
Wed Oct 12 2022 - Host Bill Tavares - Guest Travel Writer John Henry on "Night Boats - The Fall River Line" Oct 20 Gilded Age Lecture

Inside The Newport Mansions Aug 17 2022

Aug 17 2022
September 11th, 2022 12:00am
Aug 10 2022 - Trudy Coxe talks with Julian Fellowes, creator of "The Gilded Age" as well as "Downton Abbey." This chat was recorded during Lord Fellowes's appearance at The Breakers August 3, 2022.

Inside The Newport Mansions July 13 2022

July 13 - 2022
July 18th, 2022 12:00am
July 13 2022 - Host: Bill Tavares, Communications Director - Our guest will be Rebecca Kelly, a Newport, RI based independent textile and fashion scholar. We will be discussing the evolution of fashion during The Gilded Age along with the growth of department stores and other matters related to fashion in this era and how it is portrayed in the HBO series. Rebecca is author of the essay Fashion in the Gilded Age: A Profile of Newport's King Family in the book Twentieth-Century American Fashion. She is currently a lecturer at both The Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Rhode Island and previously worked as a textile conservator holding positions at The Preservation Society of Newport County and later the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Inside The Newport Mansions June 8 2022

June 8 2022
June 9th, 2022 12:00am
Wed June 8 2022 - Trudy Coxe's Guest: Lady Carnavon, Castle Highclerc

Inside The Newport Mansions Apr 13 2022

Apr 13 2022
April 14th, 2022 12:00am
Apr 13 2022 - Host: Trudy Coxe - Guest: Historian Bill Brand

Inside The Newport Mansions March 8 2022

March 8 2022
March 9th, 2022 12:00am
Inside The Newport Mansions with Bill Tavares filling in for Trudy Coxe. Bill's guest is Scott Greenberger, executive editor of Stateline, a nonprofit journalism project funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Scott guides a team of veteran journalists who report on state politics and policy in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Before joining Pew, Scott was a staff writer at The Boston Globe.

Inside The Newport Mansions Feb 09 2022

Feb 09 2022
February 10th, 2022 12:00am
Host: Bill Tavares - Guest: Bill Allman, former Curator of White House

Inside Newport Mansions Wed Jan 12 2022

Trudy Coxe
January 13th, 2022 12:00am
Wed Jan 12 2022 - Trudy Coxe with Pieter Roos, dir, Mark Twain Museum upcoming lecturer on Twain and Gilded Age

Inside The Newport Mansions Wed Dec 08

Wed Dec 08
December 9th, 2021 12:00am
Wed Dec 08 - Trudy Coxe - Guest: Curator Historian Ulysses (Grant) Dietz on HBO The Gilded Age and Spring 2022 Exhibit

Inside The Newport Mansions Nov 10

Inside The Newport Mansions
November 12th, 2021 12:00am
Host: Bill Tavares, PSNC Communications Manager - Guests: Jim Donahue, Curator, Historic Landscapes on Sparkling Lights At Breakers - Patricia Miller, Chief Curator - rehabbed 400 yr old Tapestry Returns - Sarah Iwanski, Dir of Development

Inside The Newport Mansions Oct 13 2021

Inside The Newport Mansions
October 14th, 2021 12:00am
Host: Bill Tavares, PSNC - Guests: Trudy Coxe Inside The Newport Mansions with Bill Tavares from the Newport Mansions as host - guests: Jessica Roscio of the Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University, the next speaker in our Sculpting the Gilded Age lecture series; and Director of Museum Affairs and Chief Curator Leslie B. Jones, who will share some very exciting happenings at the Preservation Society.

Inside The Newport Mansions

Sept 8 2021
September 13th, 2021 12:00am
We're going Inside The Newport Mansions with Trudy Coxe and her guests: Teresa Crean is a Coastal Community Planner with the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center - discussing this hurricane season; and Darrio Prescod (press-cod), a National Brand Ambassador for Crafted Spirits at Remy Cointreau (Remmy Quan-tro), to talk about Rum and cocktails at the upcoming Mansions Wine and Food Festival. Then Melanie Garcia, Director of Museum Experience will provide the latest updates on what is going on at The Newport Mansions.

Inside The Newport Mansions

Wed June 9 - Bill Tavares hosting
June 10th, 2021 12:00am
Inside The Newport Mansions with Bill Tavares hosting today Guests: John Grove, Principal and Partner at Reed-Hilderbrand, LLC, and is a landscape architect. talking about the unveiling of Phase II of The Breakers Landscape revival and David Rogers and his Big Bugs At Green Animals

Inside The Newport Mansions

May 12 2021
May 13th, 2021 12:00am
Inside The Newport Mansions with Trudy Coxe and her guests: Mark Brodeur, the Director of International Sales at Rhode Island Commerce; Sara Long from the Decorative Arts Trust. She will speak about our Third Annual Emerging Scholars Colloquium; and Melanie Garcia, The Preservation Society of Newport County’s Visitor Experience Operations Manager to talk about the opening of The Elms grounds and Marble House on May 28th!

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Trudy Coxe
April 15th, 2021 12:00am
Inside The Newport Mansions with Trudy Coxe Trudy's guests: Sara J. Oshinsky (oh-Shin-skee) Independent Historian and lecturer this month for the Creativity in Crisis series; Dan Christina, Chief Horticulturist of the Preservation Society to talk about Green Animals reopening this weekend; and LESLIE JONES, Director of Museum Affairs and Chief Curator to talk about the Resident Fellows project

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March 10 - Lectures and Flowers
March 11th, 2021 12:00am
Inside the Newport Mansions today hosted by Preservation Society's Bill Tavares and Director of Museum Affairs and Chief Curator Leslie Jones. Guests will be architectural historian Margot Ellis, giving a Zoom lecture tomorrow on "The Americans In Paris." Also landscape and horticulture curator Jim Donahue to discuss Back In Bloom-the 2021 version of the Flower Show

Inside The Newport Mansions

Trudy Coxe
February 11th, 2021 12:00am
Wednesday Feb 10 - Guests: John Grosvenor to discuss Horace Trumbauer Lecture - Research Fellow Sebastien Dutton

Inside The Newport Mansions

Trudy Coxe
January 14th, 2021 12:00am
Jan 13 2021 - Inside Newport Mansions with Trudy Coxe and her guests: Sam White, the great-grandson of iconic designer Stanford White who has written a book about his great-grandfather. Also Pat Fernandez, longtime chair of the Newport Flower Show to talk about the award the Preservation Society received from the Garden Clubs of America.



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