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    Wilderstein Historic Site | 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck
    Website: wilderstein.org | Phone: (845) 876-4818 | Cost: FREE

    Open daily, year-round

    9 am – 4 pm

    The Wilderstein Historic Site is not-for-profit house museum located on a wooded bluff overlooking the Hudson River.  It was the home of Margaret Suckley, a cousin and confidante of Franklin Roosevelt, and is widely regarded as the Hudson Valley’s most important example of Victorian architecture. The estate consists of 40-acres created over a century ago in the American romantic style by landscape architect Calvert Vaux. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike.

    Also available on weekends Guided Outdoor Tours of the landscape and the exterior of the mansion

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    During his career, Vaux enjoyed an important association with Frederick Law Olmsted. At Wilderstein, Calvert Vaux created an intricate network of carriage drives, walks, and trails adorned with specimen trees and ornamental shrubs. The landscape plan entails well-chosen prospect points marked by rustic gazebos and sheltered garden seats. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike. Vaux’s reverence for nature, always clearly and thoughtfully expressed in his work, is still evident.

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    Parking for the trails is available off Morton Road near Wilderstein’s Gate Lodge during hours the mansion is not open for tours.

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    FREE! Grounds & Trails at Wilderstein Historic Site in Rhinebeck, NY
    Olana State Historic Site | 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson
    Website: www.olana.org | Phone: (518) 828-1872 | Cost: $25/15/0

    Saturday, June 25, 2022

    12 – 3 pm

    $25 | $15 Member | FREE Ages 12 & under

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    “What a blessing it is to be able to sketch – The Great Book of Nature is always open and there are no blank leaves for the artist.” – Frederic Edwin Church, 1898

    Spend time outside drawing summer blooms and learning more about how to capture your own outdoor observations on paper! During this afternoon workshop for all ages and skill levels, botanical artist Wendy Hollender will guide participants in using different materials to explore botanical drawing and nature journaling throughout Olana’s artist-designed landscape. Nature journaling combines science and art to help you slow down, observe, and interact creatively with the natural world. Participants will learn more about basic pen and drawing techniques and create accordion-style booklets together to house their illustrations and observations. Join us to learn more about drawing techniques, nature journaling, plant forms, and to enjoy the beginning of the summer season.

    Wendy Hollender is a botanical artist, illustrator, author, and instructor. Hollender’s illustrations have been featured in numerous publications. Wendy is an instructor of Botanical Art and Illustration at the New York Botanical Garden and leads workshops at her farm in Accord, New York. In 2016, she started a highly successful online botanical drawing program: www.drawbotanical.com.

    Open to all ages and skill levels, families are encouraged to attend; $25 per person, ($15 members). Materials will be provided.

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    Observing Summer Wildflowers: A One-Day Drawing & Journaling Workshop for All Ages at Olana State Historic Site in Hudson
    Olana State Historic Site | 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson
    Website: www.olana.org | Phone: (518) 828-1872 | Cost: Sliding scale donation

    Saturday, June 25, 2022

    1 – 4 pm

    Sliding scale donation $5-75 | Recommended $20 per ticket | Ages 12 & under FREE

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    Enjoy music outdoors during this hike and performance by Murmur (Hudson, NY) featuring Mary Webster and Melanie Glenn of UPSTATE and Naomi Westwater (Boston, MA). A guided hike of Olana’s outdoor landscape will begin at 1pm, followed by an acoustic concert at 2:30pm.  A bilingual Spanish hike can be provided for participants upon request and modifications can be made to the hike route to accommodate mobility needs. Please let us know of any specific accommodations in advance of the program by emailing education@olana.org

    Trail Sessions are a series of guided educational hikes and concerts on public lands in Colorado and New York. Each summer, Sustain (sustainmusicandnature.org) features local and national bands at beautiful parks and land trust properties by partnering with conservation groups and non-profits to provide environmental education, so audiences get to know nature and music.

    Sustain Music & Nature is a non-profit organization that creates partnerships between the music industry and environmental organizations by identifying opportunities to connect musicians and nature organizations. Sustain also promotes environmentally sound practices across all aspects of the music industry.

    ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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    Trail Session: Murmur (Upstate) + Naomi Westwater at Olana State Historic Site in Hudson
    Olana State Historic Site | 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson
    Website: www.olana.org | Phone: (518) 828-1872 | Cost: FREE

    Saturday, June 25, 2022

    7 pm

    Come for a special evening of music by a quintet from the Albany Symphony, paired with the one-of-a-kind sunset vista from Olana’s East Lawn. Bring a picnic basket and relax on your own blanket or in your own chairs as the sun sets over the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains.

    Albany Symphony oboist Grace Shryock curated a delightful program featuring a variety of creative voices to match the beauty and inspiration of Olana’s setting. The Albany Symphony Woodwind Quintet features Xue Su, Grace Shryock, Pascal Archer, Dan Wions and Josh Butcher.

    This special free event is part of TrailBlazeNY, Albany Symphony’s 2022 American music festival celebrating the completion of New York’s Empire State Trail. Presented in partnership by the Albany Symphony and New York State Parks.

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    FREE! Sunset Concert by the Albany Symphony Orchestra at Olana State Historic Site in Hudson
    Wilderstein Historic Site | 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck
    Website: wilderstein.org | Phone: (845) 876-4818 | Cost: FREE

    Open daily, year-round

    9 am – 4 pm

    The Wilderstein Historic Site is not-for-profit house museum located on a wooded bluff overlooking the Hudson River.  It was the home of Margaret Suckley, a cousin and confidante of Franklin Roosevelt, and is widely regarded as the Hudson Valley’s most important example of Victorian architecture. The estate consists of 40-acres created over a century ago in the American romantic style by landscape architect Calvert Vaux. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike.

    Also available on weekends Guided Outdoor Tours of the landscape and the exterior of the mansion

    Visit Wilderstein on FacebookInstagram

    During his career, Vaux enjoyed an important association with Frederick Law Olmsted. At Wilderstein, Calvert Vaux created an intricate network of carriage drives, walks, and trails adorned with specimen trees and ornamental shrubs. The landscape plan entails well-chosen prospect points marked by rustic gazebos and sheltered garden seats. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike. Vaux’s reverence for nature, always clearly and thoughtfully expressed in his work, is still evident.

    History of Wilderstein

    Become a Member

    Volunteer

    Parking for the trails is available off Morton Road near Wilderstein’s Gate Lodge during hours the mansion is not open for tours.

    Read More

    FREE! Grounds & Trails at Wilderstein Historic Site in Rhinebeck, NY
    Wilderstein Historic Site | 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck
    Website: wilderstein.org | Phone: (845) 876-4818 | Cost: FREE

    Open daily, year-round

    9 am – 4 pm

    The Wilderstein Historic Site is not-for-profit house museum located on a wooded bluff overlooking the Hudson River.  It was the home of Margaret Suckley, a cousin and confidante of Franklin Roosevelt, and is widely regarded as the Hudson Valley’s most important example of Victorian architecture. The estate consists of 40-acres created over a century ago in the American romantic style by landscape architect Calvert Vaux. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike.

    Also available on weekends Guided Outdoor Tours of the landscape and the exterior of the mansion

    Visit Wilderstein on FacebookInstagram

    During his career, Vaux enjoyed an important association with Frederick Law Olmsted. At Wilderstein, Calvert Vaux created an intricate network of carriage drives, walks, and trails adorned with specimen trees and ornamental shrubs. The landscape plan entails well-chosen prospect points marked by rustic gazebos and sheltered garden seats. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike. Vaux’s reverence for nature, always clearly and thoughtfully expressed in his work, is still evident.

    History of Wilderstein

    Become a Member

    Volunteer

    Parking for the trails is available off Morton Road near Wilderstein’s Gate Lodge during hours the mansion is not open for tours.

    Read More

    FREE! Grounds & Trails at Wilderstein Historic Site in Rhinebeck, NY
    Wilderstein Historic Site | 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck
    Website: wilderstein.org | Phone: (845) 876-4818 | Cost: FREE

    Open daily, year-round

    9 am – 4 pm

    The Wilderstein Historic Site is not-for-profit house museum located on a wooded bluff overlooking the Hudson River.  It was the home of Margaret Suckley, a cousin and confidante of Franklin Roosevelt, and is widely regarded as the Hudson Valley’s most important example of Victorian architecture. The estate consists of 40-acres created over a century ago in the American romantic style by landscape architect Calvert Vaux. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike.

    Also available on weekends Guided Outdoor Tours of the landscape and the exterior of the mansion

    Visit Wilderstein on FacebookInstagram

    During his career, Vaux enjoyed an important association with Frederick Law Olmsted. At Wilderstein, Calvert Vaux created an intricate network of carriage drives, walks, and trails adorned with specimen trees and ornamental shrubs. The landscape plan entails well-chosen prospect points marked by rustic gazebos and sheltered garden seats. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike. Vaux’s reverence for nature, always clearly and thoughtfully expressed in his work, is still evident.

    History of Wilderstein

    Become a Member

    Volunteer

    Parking for the trails is available off Morton Road near Wilderstein’s Gate Lodge during hours the mansion is not open for tours.

    Read More

    FREE! Grounds & Trails at Wilderstein Historic Site in Rhinebeck, NY
    Wilderstein Historic Site | 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck
    Website: wilderstein.org | Phone: (845) 876-4818 | Cost: FREE

    Open daily, year-round

    9 am – 4 pm

    The Wilderstein Historic Site is not-for-profit house museum located on a wooded bluff overlooking the Hudson River.  It was the home of Margaret Suckley, a cousin and confidante of Franklin Roosevelt, and is widely regarded as the Hudson Valley’s most important example of Victorian architecture. The estate consists of 40-acres created over a century ago in the American romantic style by landscape architect Calvert Vaux. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike.

    Also available on weekends Guided Outdoor Tours of the landscape and the exterior of the mansion

    Visit Wilderstein on FacebookInstagram

    During his career, Vaux enjoyed an important association with Frederick Law Olmsted. At Wilderstein, Calvert Vaux created an intricate network of carriage drives, walks, and trails adorned with specimen trees and ornamental shrubs. The landscape plan entails well-chosen prospect points marked by rustic gazebos and sheltered garden seats. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike. Vaux’s reverence for nature, always clearly and thoughtfully expressed in his work, is still evident.

    History of Wilderstein

    Become a Member

    Volunteer

    Parking for the trails is available off Morton Road near Wilderstein’s Gate Lodge during hours the mansion is not open for tours.

    Read More

    FREE! Grounds & Trails at Wilderstein Historic Site in Rhinebeck, NY
    Wilderstein Historic Site | 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck
    Website: wilderstein.org | Phone: (845) 876-4818 | Cost: FREE

    Open daily, year-round

    9 am – 4 pm

    The Wilderstein Historic Site is not-for-profit house museum located on a wooded bluff overlooking the Hudson River.  It was the home of Margaret Suckley, a cousin and confidante of Franklin Roosevelt, and is widely regarded as the Hudson Valley’s most important example of Victorian architecture. The estate consists of 40-acres created over a century ago in the American romantic style by landscape architect Calvert Vaux. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike.

    Also available on weekends Guided Outdoor Tours of the landscape and the exterior of the mansion

    Visit Wilderstein on FacebookInstagram

    During his career, Vaux enjoyed an important association with Frederick Law Olmsted. At Wilderstein, Calvert Vaux created an intricate network of carriage drives, walks, and trails adorned with specimen trees and ornamental shrubs. The landscape plan entails well-chosen prospect points marked by rustic gazebos and sheltered garden seats. The trail system that traverses the property is approximately three miles long and takes about one hour to hike. Vaux’s reverence for nature, always clearly and thoughtfully expressed in his work, is still evident.

    History of Wilderstein

    Become a Member

    Volunteer

    Parking for the trails is available off Morton Road near Wilderstein’s Gate Lodge during hours the mansion is not open for tours.

    Read More

    FREE! Grounds & Trails at Wilderstein Historic Site in Rhinebeck, NY
    Olana State Historic Site | 5720 State Route 9G, Hudson
    Website: www.olana.org | Phone: (518) 828-1872 | Cost: $25/15

    Saturday, August 27, 2022

    2 – 3 pm

    $20 | $15 Members

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    Ever wonder how artists like Frederic Church captured detail, contrast, and perspective? Visitors of all ages and skill levels are invited to sketch Frederic Church’s artist-designed landscape and main house, learning basic artistic principles in the process. During this hour-long program led by teaching artist Shawn del Joyce, participants will be given sketching materials, watch a short live demo with a professional teaching artist, and experiment with sketching their own view of Olana’s famous landscape.

    Shawn Dell Joyce began teaching plein air classes in 2000 and continues weekly to this day. She founded a plein air school with an Arts and Agricultural mission based on the historic Hudson River School, called the Wallkill River School of Art. It still exists today as a nonprofit arts organization with a mission of bringing cultural tourism to the Hudson Valley region through plein air painting workshops and events on local farms, historic sites and open spaces. Her work is included in museum collections in the Georges Pompidou Museum in France and the Museum of Modern Art in NY.

    For more information, please contact education@olana.org.

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    Learn to Sketch like Frederic Church: A One-day Workshop for All Ages at Olana State Historic Site in Hudson