Exhibitions and Events

Help make 2015 our best year yet.

HikeImage As we conclude a stunning year of accomplishment at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, I ask that you contribute now to help make 2015 even better. This spring we will open the "New Studio" and begin an important new chapter here — make a year-end contribution and join us! Gifts to the Thomas Cole National Historic Site are tax-deductible. ... Donate now online or learn more…

Announcing the 2015 Exhibition: River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home

hannock_oxbow-thumb Image We are excited to announce our 2015 exhibition "River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home", presented in partnership with Olana, featuring contemporary art installed directly into the historic spaces and landscapes of the two historic sites. The exhibition is curated by the artist Stephen Hannock with Jason Rosenfeld, PhD. Artists in the exhibition include Chuck Close, Jerry Gretzinger, Valerie Hegarty, Angie Keefer, Stephen Hannock, Charles LeDray, Maya Lin, Elizabeth Murray, Martin Puryear, Cindy Sherman, Sienna Shields, Kiki Smith, Joel Sternfeld, and Elyn Zimmerman. Opening May 2015. Learn more…

Follow Our New Building Project

NewStudioImageBuilt in 1846 according to Thomas Cole’s own design, the New Studio stood a few hundred yards from Cole’s home at Cedar Grove for 125 years. Tragically, it was torn down in 1973 after falling into disrepair. Now, with 80% of the funding raised, construction is underway! See how it looked in Cole's time and follow the construction process through our online updates... Learn more…

Walk in Thomas Cole's Footsteps

HikeImageSee art history come to life and walk into a 19th-century landscape painting on the Hudson River School Art Trail. Pick up a guidebook from our online shop, or use the free mobile website at www.hudsonriverschool.org... Learn more…

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"Ever wonder where those places are that are in Hudson River School paintings? And how to get to those places and see the same views? Now there's an app for that..." See the latest post...

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