The Artist’s House: Frederic Church & The Hudson River School

Frederic Church was a preeminent artist of the Hudson River School, America’s first art movement. Visitors will learn about Church’s early years as a student of artist Thomas Cole, the inspiration for his work, and his exploration of the intersection between spirituality and 19th century advancement in the natural sciences. Discussion will consider the historic importance of this aesthetic moment and the changing of landscape painting. This tour only visits the following rooms: East Parlor, the Sitting Room, Church’s Studio, and the Piazza overlooking an expansive view.

Length: 60 minutes


$0 Member of The Olana Partnership | $15 Non-members
Frederic Church & The Hudson River School Frederic Church and the Hudson River School credit is: Frederic Edwin Church, Clouds over Olana, August 1872, oil on off-white paper, 8 11/16 x 12 1/8 in., OL.1976.1. Collection Olana State Historic Site, NYS OPRHP.