To register call 718.885.1461 or send email.
unless otherwise noted
Guided Mansion Tours
Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday
12 noon - 4 p.m.
The museum is closed on the following national holidays: Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Independence Day, and Thanksgiving.
First Fridays! at Bartow-Pell
First Fridays! with the Bronx Seaside Trolley happen the first Friday of every month April - December. Join us for an evening visit with self-guided tours of the mansion, a stroll in the garden, live music, and light refreshments. The Bronx Seaside Trolley makes a continuous loop from the Pelham Bay subway station to BPMM to City Island. 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. See below for details and pricing. See Bronx Seaside Trolley Schedule»
Fridays, April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 31, June 7, 14, 21
Yoga in the Orangerie
The benefits of yoga are well known: de-stress, get strong and flexible, and have fun! This beginner level class is also suitable for those who want to deepen their practice in a steady, mindful approach. Taught by certified Anusara® yoga teacher Ann Casapini in a serene, sunlit space.
Registration and pre-payment required. Cost $180 for series; members $150; Drop-in:$ $20 (please call ahead the day before to confirm that there is room 718.885.1461)
National Preservation Month
Friday, May 3, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
First Friday! Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley
Back by popular demand! the contemporary folk sound of Hawthorne. Explore the mansion, stroll the garden, and savor light refreshments. Then hop on the free Bronx Seaside Trolley for a ride to City Island. 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 & students; members free
Saturday, May 4, 5–7:30 p.m.
Kentucky Derby Fundraiser
Support the museum and watch the Derby in style with the backdrop of the Greek Revival mansion and its beautiful, soon to be restored, garden. Call for details.
Friday, May 10, 12–4 p.m.
National Public Gardens Day
Enjoy free mansion and garden tours and view our Age of Botanical Wonders exhibition featuring illustrations from seven volumes of the Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London, 1805–1829.
Friday, May 10–Sunday, May 19
Celebrate beauty in the Bronx with free guided tours on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons, 12 to 4 p.m. Tours start at quarter past the hour.
Friday, May 17, 10:30–12:00 a.m.
Member Morning: Hunting for Vintage Treasures Our spring Member Morning is a guide to vintage clothing and accessories—where to find these gems from the past and which items to pick up and which to leave. Former intern Sarah Pickman, an administrator in the Textile Conservation Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will give an overview of everything you need to know to search for wearable treasures, as well as a handy pocket reference guide for future hunting. Plus coffee and pastries.
Registration requested. Free
Saturday, May 18, 3 p.m.
Owls and Falcons and Skunks, Oh My!
Bobby and Kathy Horvath of WINORR (Wildlife in Need of Rescue and Rehabilitation) bring a wonderful assortment of rescued owls, other birds of prey, and animals for visitors to meet first hand.
Registration requested. Cost $10; $8 seniors, students and members; $5 children 12 and under
Sunday, May 26, 11:00 a.m.
Urban Park Ranger History Hike
Learn about Revolutionary New York and in particular the Battle of Pell’s Point on this fascinating hike of the area with an Urban Park Ranger. Comfortable shoes or boots, water, and a light snack recommended. Meets at parking lot.