What’s Happening at Olana

Save the Date Website

The Olana Summer Party: Olana ’66

Fifty years ago Olana was saved from the brink of destruction…on July 9 we partied like it was 1966!

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Summer HouseCallOut

Exhibition Opening

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.

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2016 Exhibition

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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Insider Perspective

“I think it would amuse you  . . . to see the medley in the box—for there are rugs—armour—stuffs—curiosities . . .  Arab spears—beads from Jerusalem—stones from Petra and 10,000 other things.” Frederic Church to William Henry Osborn, February 4, 1869

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Tasty History, photo credit Elizabeth Schanz

Public Program

The Tasty History Series: 2016

This series explores the dining & drinking customs from three pivotal years in Olana’s history.

Saturday, July 23, 3-5pm

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Object of the Month

This tranquil oil sketch of Lake Königssee in the Bavarian Lakes district in Germany is one of the works currently on view in Olana’s exhibition Capturing the Cosmos in the Sharp Family Gallery.

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Member, Historic Artists’ Homes & Studios


50th Anniversary Supporter


Celebrating 50 Years!

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