PLEASE NOTE: HOUSE TOURS ARE VERY POPULAR AND OFTEN SELL OUT. RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. LANDSCAPE VEHICLE TOURS ARE NEARLY SOLD OUT THROUGH OCTOBER BUT PLENTY OF SPACE REMAINS ON THE LANDSCAPE WALKING TOURS.

 

What’s Happening at Olana

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Special Event

Plein Air Paint-Out

This Columbus Day weekend visit Olana to see 21 artists painting en plein air within Frederic Church’s landscape.  Meet the artists, purchase their work or make your own and take home your very own piece of Olana.

Friday, October 7-Sunday, October 9

To learn more click here.

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Public Program

Preserving Olana: Stories from the Field- Landscape Tours

Learn about the steps The Olana Partnership’s curatorial staff and NYSOPRHP specialists have taken to protect Olana over the years.

Sunday, October 2, 3-5pm

Click here to learn more.

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2016 Exhibitions

Capturing the Cosmos: Frederic Church painting Humboldt’s Vision of Nature

Explore the influence of the great German Naturalist Alexander von Humboldt on Frederic Church.

To learn more click here.

Follies, Function & Form: Imagining Olana’s Summer House

21 visionary architects and landscape architects address one of the great mysteries at Olana: the summer house.

To learn more click here.
To read the NY Times article click here.
To view on Artfix Daily click here.

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Insider Perspective

“It is a particularly lovely Autumn here . . . mainly soft weather toned to suit an Artist’s eye.”

Frederic E. Church to painter John Ferguson Weir from Olana, October 1891

For the full article click here.

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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.

To learn more and purchase tickets click here.

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Object of the Month

This vibrant oil sketch of luxuriant vegetation Church recorded on his 1865 trip to Jamaica graces the cover of a recent book on the artist by Dr. Jennifer Raab, Assistant Professor, History of Art, American Art and Visual Culture at Yale University.

For more information click here.

Member, Historic Artists’ Homes & Studios

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50th Anniversary Supporter

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Celebrating 50 Years!

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