Exhibitions and Events

Frederic Church Returns to Cedar Grove

HikeImageWe are pleased to announce our 2014 exhibition: Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church. On view April 30 – November 2, 2014, this is the first exhibition to explore one of the most important teacher-student relationships in the history of American art – that between the founder of the Hudson River School of painting, Thomas Cole and his most celebrated student and successor, Frederic Church... Learn more…

John Wilmerding Lecture, Free Admission

wilmerdingOn Sunday May 18 at 2 pm, come to a lecture by John Wilmerding, the Sarofim Professor of American Art, Emeritus, Princeton University, and former Senior Curator and Deputy Director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Wilmerding is the curator of the new show at the Thomas Cole site entitled "Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church" and will speak about the formative two-year period from 1844 to 1846 when Church lived and studied with Cole at his Catskill home.... Learn more…

Announcing 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, plans are under way to rebuild it. See how it looked in Cole's time and follow the construction process through our online updates... Learn more…

Reserve your place at the 2014 Summer Party

Tickets are now available online for the event that has been called "the party of the year"! Cocktails, dinner, dancing, fireworks... all overlooking a 180-degree view of the Hudson River. All proceeds benefit the Thomas Cole National Historic Site. ... 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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