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.
 



September


Bartow's Literary Elevenses
Saturday, September 16, 10–11:30 a.m.
Join us for BPMM’s 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 Register here

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater
Postponed due to weather conditions


Fall Cocktail Party and Celebration of the New Entrance Hall Floor Covering
Friday, September 22, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Welcome the first day of autumn at the mansion with the Bartow-Pell Conservancy and celebrate the new floor covering in the entrance hall. Stroll the gardens at twilight and enjoy conversation while sampling hors d’oeuvres and sipping cocktails. This year’s signature cocktail is provided courtesy of the Garden Committee, with a special recipe featuring freshly harvested herbs from the Mary Ludington Herb Garden. Registration requested. Cost BPMM Heritage Level Members and above, plus a guest: Free; Non-Heritage Members: $30 Register here
 
Smithsonian Museum Day Live!
Saturday, September 23, 12–4 p.m.
Bartow-Pell joins participating museums across the nation in offering free admission on Museum Day Live! Explore the mansion, carriage house, and grounds on guided tours at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:15 p.m. Download your free ticket through Smithsonian Magazine at www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday.

Freedomland! Presentation
Tuesday, September 26, 7 p.m.
Join historian Tom Casey as he discusses Freedomland, the ill-fated amusement park that operated from 1960 to 1964 in the Baychester section of the Bronx as the East Coast answer to Disneyland. Reservations requested. Cost BPMM Members: Free; Not-Yet BMPP Members: $10 Register here


October

First Friday! Music & Trolley
Friday, October 6, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Sultry songstress Queen Esther is back for an encore performance! Come listen to her acclaimed interpretations of Billie Holiday’s rarely heard songs, together with the Jeremy Bacon trio! 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 Register here

Fall into Fall Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 7, 12–4 p.m.
Come celebrate autumn in the park at the mansion! BPMM is hosting an indoor/outdoor festival of fall delights for all ages. There will be music, crafts, games, and seasonal treats, including fresh cider from our outdoor press. Help harvest the season’s final bounty, ride a horse-drawn wagon, and pick your own pumpkin from BPMM’s pop-up pumpkin patch. There’s something for everyone! Tickets available at www.bpmm.org.Cost $8 per adult; $6 seniors/students; children under 3 free Register here

Open House New York 
Saturday, October 14, and Sunday, October 15,12–4 p.m.
BPMM is excited to be participating again in this annual city-wide event. OHNY Weekend unlocks the doors of New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the rich architectural heritage in all five boroughs. On both days BPMM guides will take visitors through the mansion and the carriage house, highlighting the splendid Greek Revival interiors. Cost Free

Bartow's Literary Elevenses
Saturday, October 21,10–11:30 a.m.
Join us for BPMM’s 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. Reservations requested. Cost Free Register here

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 in the conservatory—if you survive! This event is produced in partnership with the City Island Theater Group. Advanced tickets available at www.bpmm.org. Cost Adults $15 Children $10; not recommended for children under 10. Advanced tickets available at www.bpmm.org

 

 
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
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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