The Artist’s House: First Floor (45 minutes)
This 45-minute guided tour provides an introduction to Frederic Church’s home at Olana. Approach and enter the Main House as guests of the Church family did, experiencing sweeping views of the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains. Explore the art-filled, lavishly decorated public rooms of the first floor, including Church’s painting studio and learn about the work and life of America’s preeminent landscape artist. This tour is fully ADA accessible. For a complete Olana experience, pair this tour with a guided walking or electric vehicle tour of the artist-designed landscape at Olana. Be sure to leave at least 30 minutes in between tours.