What’s Happening at Olana
River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home
The 2015 exhibition is presented in partnership with the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, featuring contemporary art installed directly into the historic spaces and landscapes of the two historic sites. Opening May 2015.
Object of the Month
Kashmiri Side Chair
This Lockwood de Forest designed chair is part of the Olana collection, and is currently on display at the “Passion for the Exotic” exhibition at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.
Why Restore Olana?
After Olana was saved from destruction in 1966, David Huntington — the art historian who led the preservation effort — commented about how ignorant the public had been of Olana.
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