PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO FIRST FRIDAY ON JULY 4, 2014.
On view: Grandes Dames and Grand Plans—
100 Years of History at Bartow-Pell
March 1-November 16, 2014
From its founding in 1914 with Columbia University President Butler as honorary President, to reopening as a museum in 1946, to becoming the Bartow-Pell Conservancy in 2008, this exhibition tells a remarkable story.
Free with museum admission
Morning Yoga in the Orangerie Mini─Series
Fridays June 27, July 11 and 25, August 1
7:00 – 8:15 a.m.
Taught by certified Anusara® yoga teacher Ann Casapini in a serene, sunlit space.
Class #1– Increase Vitality with Breath and Movement
Class #2– Increase Mental Focus with Mindful Asana and Meditation
Class #3– Increase Flexibility with Twists and Forward Bends
Class #4– Increase Joy with Flow and Music
Class size limited to 12 students.
Registration required. Cost $22 for drop-ins.
Movies at the Mansion
Les Vacances de M. Hulot, 1953
(Mr. Hulot’s Holiday)
Thursday, July 10, 7 p.m.
The incomparable Jacques Tati starred in and directed this zany classic about a bumbling pipe-smoking Frenchman on a 1950s beach vacation. A perfect summertime flick at the mansion.
Registration requested. Cost $10 adults; $8 seniors, students, and members
Children entering grades 1 through 6 are invited to spend a week at the museum having fun and learning about gardening, sustainability, and local history. This unique program mixes core activities in the organic children’s garden with exploration of the 19th-century mansion, the Northeast Woodlands Native American wigwam, and family life in both. Also up: engaging crafts, creative cooking, Urban Park Ranger hikes, and more.
Session I July 14–July 18, 9–2 p.m.
Registration deadline July 1 FULL
Session II July 21–July 25, 9–2 p.m.
Registration deadline July 7 FULL
Session III July 28–August 1, 9–2 p.m.
Registration deadline July 14
Cost per session: $160 per child; members $130 per child
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 718.885.1461
First Friday! Music & Trolley
Friday, August 1, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
In partnership with the Bronx Music Heritage Center, BPMM presents Stephen Sylvester & the Anthem Reggae Band. Enjoy the music, explore the museum, stroll the garden, and savor light refreshments. The trolley makes a continuous loop from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island.
Registration requested. Cost $10 adults, $8 seniors and students; members free
Shutter Shop on Shore Road Volunteer Restoration Workshop
Monday, August 4–Friday, August 8, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
The ca. 1840 Greek Revival Bartow mansion features interior window shutters—sadly in need of repair—that help protect from summer's sun and winter's chill. Participants will learn how to safely remove lead paint, prepare and paint wood surfaces, make repairs, and more under the guidance of preservation/restoration specialists. Workshop offered in partnership with Historic House Trust of NYC and Preservation Volunteers. Lunch provided with tours of the mansion and speakers. Participants must be 18 or over. Registration required.
718.885.1461 or email@example.com Cost:
$295 (covers snacks, lunch, and insurance)
Bach in the Garden
Thursday, August 14, 7:00
The ensemble Basis presents an evening serenade of Johann Sebastian Bach's dazzling chamber music in Bartow-Pell’s beautiful formal garden. Enjoy a glass of wine as the sun sets accompanied by Bach works for flute, violin, and bassoon. Registration requested. Cost $20; members $15