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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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March 13 2024 - Dr Jonathan Michael Square

March 13 2024
March 11th, 2024 12:00am
Host: Bill Tavares sitting in for Trudy Cox. Guest: Dr. Jonathan Michael Square, assistant professor of black visual culture at Parsons School of Design. On April 11th at Rosecliff, Dr. Square will lecture on “The Measure of a Man - Double Consciousness and the Fashioning of WEB Dubois.”

Feb 14 - "Gilded Age Newport in Color"

Feb 14 2024
February 15th, 2024 12:00am
Feb 14 2024 - The Preservation Society of Newport County, in partnership with the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society, will launch the exhibition "Gilded Age Newport in Color" at Rosecliff on March 15. Bill Tavares, communications director, previews the exhibition with Theresa “Soni” Guzmán Stokes, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society. As broadcast WADK AM/FM Radio.

Jan 17 2024 Thomas Leslie

Jan 17 2024
January 18th, 2024 12:00am
Jan 17 2024 - Communications Director Bill Tavares fills in - Author Thomas Leslie

November 8 2023 - Richard Guy Wilson

Nov 8 2023
November 12th, 2023 12:00am
November 8 2023 - Architectural Historian Richard Guy Wilson talks with Trudy Coxe about Creating a New American Image: Architecture, 1870-1910.

Dr Cathleen Cahill - Our Sisters In China Are Free

October 11 2023
October 11th, 2023 12:00am
Inside The Newport Mansions - Trudy Coxe speaks with Dr Cathleen Cahill, distinguished guest lecturer: "Our Sisters In China Are Free". As broadcast October 11 2023 on WADK AM/FM.

Inside The Newport Mansions 08-09-23 Gary Lawrance

August 9 2023
August 9th, 2023 12:00am
As broadcast August 9 2023 - guest lecturer Gary Lawrance is Trudy Coxe's guest Inside The Newport Mansions

Michael Kathrens Summer Lecture

July 12 2023
July 16th, 2023 12:00am
Trudy Coxe's guest: Author Michael Kathrens, The David W. Dangremond Lecture Author Michael Kathrens reveals the luxury and splendor of Newport's 19th-century summer “cottages,” the subject of his most recent book.

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.



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