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…Come party like it’s 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 never really grasped the scope of 80,000+ objects until I stood in a room during self-guided touring at Olana. I had worked at Olana for over three years, giving tours and moving through these spaces almost daily, yet, as I stood there, my eye caught pieces that I had never really seen before.

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Tom Lee Family

Public Program

FREE!  Museum Storytelling Family Tours

Calling all families! This will not be a traditional house tour; instead storyteller Tom Lee engages with Olana’s collection to invent stories to show how museum collections can come alive.

Saturday, July 9, 10 am

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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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