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What’s Happening at Olana
Follies, Function & Form: Imagining Olana’s Summer House
This design exhibition unites 21 visionary architects and landscape architects to addresses one of the great mysteries at Olana: the summer house.
FREE! Live in the Landscape: Astronomy, Music & Film Night
6pm – Music by 77th Regimental Balladeers
8pm – Night at the Museum
10:30pm – 180 Degrees South
Star-gaze with Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association
Friday, August 26, 6pm
Capturing the Cosmos: Frederic Church painting Humboldt’s Vision of Nature
Capturing the Cosmos, the 2016 exhibition in the Sharp Family Gallery, explores the influence of the great German Naturalist Alexander von Humboldt on Frederic Church.
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The summer house was a feature in early American design, and examples appeared in both private and public gardens, such as New York’s Central Park. One appears in the 1886 historic “Plan of Olana” and is labeled “Summer House”.
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Frederic Church Award Gala
Celebrate Olana’s 50th Anniversary as we honor Olana visionaries Washburn and Susan Oberwager and the cultural legacy of Nelson A. Rockefeller.
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