What’s Happening at Olana
Artful Hike: Church’s Letters & 19th Century Ballads
Artist and musician Brian Dewan will lead guests through the landscape while performing a dramatic reading of significant letters in Olana’s collection.
Saturday, October 22, 3-5pm
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.
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A week from tonight The Olana Partnership will hold our annual Frederic Church Award Gala in New York City. This event is absolutely crucial to our work at Olana – providing over a third of our operating income and sustaining Olana’s curatorial and educational infrastructure.
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Frederic Church Award Gala
Olana’s 50th Anniversary gala was held on October 13 and honored Olana visionaries Washburn and Susan Oberwager and the cultural legacy of Nelson A. Rockefeller.
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Object of the Month
As the October autumn chill began to creep into the Hudson Valley, Frederic Church would start planning for his annual winter trip to Mexico. This lovely oil sketch was made on one of these trips and is featured in this season’s exhibition in the Sharp Family Gallery, Capturing the Cosmos: Frederic Church Paintings Humboldt’s Vision of Nature.
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