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Tour Reservations 10/27/2017

Olana State Historic Site

Tour Reservations 10/27/2017

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Registration Type Remaining Price Fee Quantity
10:30 AM Landscape Tour - Electric Carriage
This 5-mile guided driving tour of Olana’s artist-designed landscape covers most of Frederic Church’s 250-acre composition and spans more than 150 years of history. The route circles Olana’s hilltop for 360-degree views, circles the lower lake, ascends Crown Hill, passes through the farm complex, and up the North Road switchback route. Due to safety reasons, children ages 12 and under are not permitted.
Sold Out $25.00 $2.37
11:00 AM Guided House Tour Reservation
Go on a guided Main House tour to taste what life was like for the Church family in the 19th century. Take a look at the collections from around the world, Frederic E. Church's paintings and changing installations.
Sold Out Free $0.00
12:00 PM Guided House Tour Reservation
Go on a guided Main House tour to taste what life was like for the Church family in the 19th century. Take a look at the collections from around the world, Frederic E. Church's paintings and changing installations.
1 Registration Free $0.00
12:30 PM Landscape Tour - Walking (Adult)
This 1.5-mile guided walking tour circles the upper hilltop to include far-reaching 360-degree views. It combines facts about Frederic Church and his large-scale naturalistic design of Olana, as well as recent efforts to restore Olana’s landscape and protect its viewshed.
8 Registrations $12.00 $1.65
12:30 PM Landscape Tour - Walking (Senior/Student)   more info 5 Registrations $10.00 $1.54
12:30 PM Landscape Tour - Walking (TOP Member/Child Under Age 12)   more info 5 Registrations Free $0.00
1:00 PM Guided House Tour Reservation
Go on a guided Main House tour to taste what life was like for the Church family in the 19th century. Take a look at the collections from around the world, Frederic E. Church's paintings and changing installations.
Sold Out Free $0.00
2:00 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Exclusive Couple 1 Registration $100.00 $6.49
2:15 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Group 6 Registrations $40.00 $3.19
SPECIAL! 2:30 PM Electric Carriage Landscape Tour + 4 PM House Entry
The best of both worlds! The tour will begin with a historic landscape electric carriage tour, followed by a short break and then a main house tour to look at the interior collections. Due to safety reasons, children ages 12 and under are not permitted.
1 Registration $35.00 $2.92
2:30 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Exclusive Couple Sold Out $100.00 $6.49
2:45 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Group 6 Registrations $40.00 $3.19
3:00 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Exclusive Couple Sold Out $100.00 $6.49
3:15 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Group 6 Registrations $40.00 $3.19
3:30 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Exclusive Couple 1 Registration $100.00 $6.49
3:45 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Group 6 Registrations $40.00 $3.19
4:00 PM Guided House Tour Reservation
Go on a guided Main House tour to taste what life was like for the Church family in the 19th century. Take a look at the collections from around the world, Frederic E. Church's paintings and changing installations.
1 Registration Free $0.00
4:00 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Exclusive Couple 1 Registration $100.00 $6.49
4:15 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Group 6 Registrations $40.00 $3.19
4:30 PM Artist on Art Tour: Mariel Fiori (Member)
Artists offer a unique lens with which to “read” an artist’s home & landscape. During this series artists use many mediums and “poetic license” to talk about Olana and the exhibition with concepts and connections that inspire them. This is not a traditional house tour! Artist-led tours are accompanied by TOP’s Director of Education and end with a glass of wine on the piazza near sunset. Ages 12+
5 Registrations $15.00 $1.82
4:30 PM Artist on Art Tour: Mariel Fiori (Non-Member)
Artists offer a unique lens with which to “read” an artist’s home & landscape. During this series artists use many mediums and “poetic license” to talk about Olana and the exhibition with concepts and connections that inspire them. This is not a traditional house tour! Artist-led tours are accompanied by TOP’s Director of Education and end with a glass of wine on the piazza near sunset. Ages 12+
5 Registrations $20.00 $2.09
4:30 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Exclusive Couple 1 Registration $100.00 $6.49
4:45 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Group 6 Registrations $40.00 $3.19
5:00 PM Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tour - Exclusive Couple 1 Registration $100.00 $6.49

Event Details

Guided House Tour:

The Guided Tour begins at the visitor center, with a short walk along the carriage drive (weather permitting) and includes the first floor, with public rooms and studio, and the second floor, with Frederic and Isabel Church’s bedroom suite and the current exhibit, Overlook: Teresita Fernández Confronts Frederic Church at Olana, in the Evelyn and Maurice Sharp Gallery.

Hours: May 14 – October 29, 2017: Tuesday – Friday, 10am-4pm; Saturday – Sunday, 10am-1pm.

Location: Purchase tickets in Museum Store in Visitor Center.

Note: Guided House Tour lasts approximately 60-75 minutes. There are no House Tours on Mondays.

 


 

Historic Landscape Tour: 

These guided walking and electric carriage tours start outside the Visitor Center. Topics include art and design, the native woodlands and meadows, the farm, the constructed lake, Church’s original painting studio, architectural elements, viewshed protection, and Olana’s ongoing preservation story.

 

Hours: May 26-November 7, 2017:  Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

10:30 AM – Electric Carriage Tour

12:30 PM - Walking Tour

2:30 PM – Electric Carriage Tour & 4 PM House Entry

 

Location: Meet landscape guide outside Visitor Center.


 

Autumnal Horse & Carriage Tours


In honor of Olana's 50th Anniversary, we offer carriage rides on the 19th century carriage roads. A stunning carriage and draft team saunter Frederic Church’s gravel roads bringing travelers to majestic views and stellar landscapes while viewing the sky, the Hudson River, and the Catskill Mountains. Meet the carriage 10 minutes before start time at the Olana Visitor Center entrance. (Tours are subject to change due to extreme weather.)


Every Fri + Sat | September + October | 2PM - Sunset, 30 minutes | Individual: $40, Exclusive Couple: $100 | All Ages

 

Location: Meet outside Visitor Center.

 


 

Artist on Art Tour: Mariel Fiori
Artists offer a unique lens with which to “read” an artist’s home & landscape. During this series artists use many mediums and “poetic license” to talk about Olana and the exhibition with concepts and connections that inspire them. This is not a traditional house tour! Artist-led tours are accompanied by TOP’s Director of Education and end with a glass of wine on the piazza near sunset.
4:30PM | Member: $15, Non-Member: $20 | Ages 12+

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