Calendar of Events
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum and Carriage House, a New York historic estate located in the Bronx
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Public Hours
Guided Mansion and Carriage House Tours
Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, 12 noon - 4 p.m.
For groups of ten or more, tours must be scheduled in advance outside of public hours.
The museum is closed on the following national holidays: New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. 
To register for programs, call 718.885.1461 or email info@bpmm.org
 

Exhibition

The “Quiet Circle”
Women and Girls in 19th-Century America
Exhibit begins September 1
What was it like to be female in19th-century America? Explore the diverse lives of women and girls—from household servants to society ladies—through artwork, clothing, books, decorative arts, domestic items, and more.
 

October

Bartow-HELL Haunted Mansion
Friday, October 27, and Saturday, October 28, 7–10 p.m.
Come, if you dare, for a Halloween scare! Watch out for spirits and other creatures as you intrepidly make your way through the mansion and grounds of Bartow-Pell. Halloween treats and goodies will be available for purchase —if you survive!
 
*** Please note- this is an adult themed event with age requirements- Not for children under 13 yrs.***
 
This event is produced in partnership with the City Island Theater Group. Advanced tickets available at www.bpmm.org. Cost Adults(18+ up)  $15 Children(13-17)  $10; not recommended for children under 13. Advanced tickets available at here.
 
November

First Friday! Music & Trolley
Friday, November 3, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Skip Giacco and his Jazz Quartet are back at the mansion! Enjoy the music, explore the museum, and stroll the garden; light refreshments available. The trolley makes an hourly loop starting at 5:25 p.m. from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island. Registration requested. Cost BPMM Members $5; Not-Yet BPMM Members: Adults $15; Seniors/Students $10

Beyond the Oak Tree Treaty—Part III
Native American Fashion and Pop-Up Exhibition
Saturday, November 11, 2 p.m.
Melissa Oakes, known as Lako:wihe`ne, will display her couture pieces inspired by contemporary living and fashion infused with First-Nation flare alongside traditional Mohawk regalia. Melissa will be on hand to discuss her designs and historical preservation techniques of Mohawk traditional Native American attire at 2 p.m. Cost Free with museum admission

Bartow to Bartow Challenge
Sunday, November 12, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Get fit and learn about the history of your own backyard at the same time! Join BPMM Educator, Co-op City resident, and fitness enthusiast Amelia Zaino and Friends of Pelham Bay Park member Barbara Burn Dolensek for a fun, casual walk along the restored Hutchinson River Greenway to the museum. Refreshments and house tours await you! Then enjoy a return walk back to Co-op City. Total distance is approximately 5K. Rain or shine. Meet at the entrance to the Hutchinson River Greenway on Bartow Avenue and the Hutchinson River Parkway overpass, near 2100 Bartow Avenue in Bay Plaza. Registration requested. Cost Free

The Bronx of Yesteryear
Tuesday, November 14, 7–8:30 p.m.
Take a stroll down memory lane and experience the Bronx of yesteryear with historian Steve Samtur during this nostalgic retrospective. The entertaining talk includes approximately 500 photos of the Bronx the way it was back in the 1940s, ‘50s, and ‘60s. Cost BPMM Members Free; Not-Yet Members $10

Bartow’s Literary Elevenses
Saturday, November 18, 10–11:30 a.m.
Join Museum Guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead an historical-fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure. Contact BPMM for the current book being explored. Tea and light refreshments will be served; please bring a sweet or savory snack for the group to enjoy! Come be part of the fun. Registration requested. Cost Free

Beyond the Oak Tree Treaty—Part IV
Taino Zen—Poetry from the South Bronx Reservation
Saturday, November 18, 2 p.m.
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, join us for our second Treaty program of the month with acclaimed multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller, and poet Bobby González. Born and raised in the South Bronx, Bobby grew up in a bicultural environment and draws on his Taino and Puerto Rican roots to offer a unique repertoire of discourses, readings, and performances that celebrates his indigenous heritage. His most recent publication, Taino Zen, is a unique volume of meditative verses that deliver a reflective message urging all people to reconnect to their cultural origins. Cost Free with museum admission ($8 adults, $6 seniors and students, free for children under age 6)

Bronx Opera Company
Sunday, November 19, 2 p.m.
Michael Spierman, Artistic Director of the Bronx Opera Company, is putting together a wonderful program featuring three members of the Bronx Opera Company accompanied by solo piano. Cost BPMM Heritage Members and above: $10; Not-Yet BPMM Heritage Members: $20
 
Events at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Events at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Events at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
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Events at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Events at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Events at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Events at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Events at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Events at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum