Olana: the 250-acre integrated environment of famed Hudson River School Painter Frederic Edwin Church: Art, Architecture, Landscape, Farm and Views
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Visiting Olana

The landscape is open 8:00 am- sunset daily. The house is open for tours Tuesday through Sunday.  No strollers or backpacks please.  For more information, please click here

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Learn About Olana

At the epicenter of The Hudson River School of Painting is the Olana House and surrounding landscape. Our events and programs, and museum collections, are open to the visiting public and learn about olana schools and educators.

Supporting Olana

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There are many ways to support Olana

Join the Olana Partnership, volunteer your time, make a tax-deductible donation, purchase from our museum store, or attend one of our Special Events. support olana View our audited financials and year end review.

Organizations That Support Olana

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Please Note Tour Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm, last tour begins at 4pm, house tour reservations are strongly recommended by calling 518.828.0135. 

UPCOMING EVENTS         

  


Saturday, August 2, 1pm                                                                           Culinary Uses of Summer Herbs-A Collaboration with The Sylvia Center.  To learn more click here.

Sunday, August 3, 3-5pm                                                                         Reception for "Preserving Creative Spaces-Photographs from the Historic Artists' Homes and Studios Program."                                  To learn more click here.

Tuesday, August 5-Thursday, August 7, 9am-4pm                              The Olana Landscape Trilogy-A Series of Oil Painting Workshops Utilizing the Views from Olana.  To learn more click here.  

FRAMING THE VIEWSHED: GROUNDSWELL                                           To learn more click here.

EXHIBITIONS

All the Raj: Frederic Church and Lockwood de Forest- Painting, Decorating and Collecting                                                                           Evelyn and Maurice Sharp Gallery                                                       May 11- November 2, 2014                                                                         To read more click here.  For the catalog click here.  To view select images from the exhibit click here.

Preserving Creative Spaces: Photographs from The Historic Artists' Homes and Studios Program                                                                    Coachman's House Gallery                                                                      June 28-November 2, 2014                                                                       To read more click here.

Nearly 500 guests attended Framing the Viewshed: Groundswell on Sunday, September 22, 2013.  To read more click here.


Olana's Landscape and Viewshed have been awarded two major grants. To learn more click here.



Are you a TD Bank customer? Help The Olana Partnership raise money through the TD Bank Affinity Program. It's free and only requires account holders to designate Olana as their preferred charity by calling 888-751-9000.
TD Bank is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Restoring Olana Exhibition and Wagon House Education Programming.


News:

The Olana Partnership is now accepting applications for a full time Director of Annual Giving and Community Relations.  To learn more click here.

Due to the overwhelming response to our article in the New York Times, house tour reservations are strongly recommended by calling 518.828.0135.                                                        

The Olana Partnership held its 3rd Annual Olanafest on September 22, 2013.  To learn more and view photos click here.

The Olana Partnership continues to protect the historic Viewshed.  Read about it in the New York Times and Albany Times Union.

Olana's exhibition featured in the Art Times Journal.

A lovely article in the Wall Street Journal on The Olana Partnership's 2013 honoree Stephen Hannock

The Hudson River School Art Trail receives mention in National Geographic Traveler.

The Olana Partnership remembers Maurice Sendak

Capital Region Economic Development Council Announces Historic Preservation Projects Underway at Olana State Historic Site.

Cultural Organizations Team Up to
Present Eight Major Speakers

"This view and this painting changed history
."

Gala For Historical Preservation Invokes
A Famed American Artist


FEC Award Gala featured in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, The Examiner, Bloomberg and Martha Stewart's Blog. To view photos click here.

Special "Letters of Olana" photography exhibition proceeds to benefit Olana

The Olana Partnership awarded
$274k EDC grant towards landscape restoration.

The Hudson Valley named #2 in TOP 10 U.S. travel destinations for 2012.

The Olana Partnership has received support from the Museum Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.


 

 

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Architecture and Landscape as ArtOlana: Architecture and Landscape as Art

Called by Church "the Center of the World," Olana is a personal vision of harmony between man and the American landscape. This book tells the remarkable story. 103 pages, paperback.

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Object of the Month

Object of the Month: July

This image of Frederic Edwin Church and his son on a camel in Beirut is a highlight of the exhibit "Preserving Creative Spaces: Historic Artist's Homes and Studios," on view in the Coachman's House at Olana.
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