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Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum and Carriage House, a New York historic estate located in the Bronx
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Guided Mansion and Carriage House 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. 

To register for programs, call 718.885.1461 or send email.

On view: Accomplished Women
Schoolgirl Art from Female Academies in the Early Nineteenth Century
March 1June 21
This exhibition, co-curated by William and Sally Gemmill, is a rare opportunity to view some superb pieces from an important private collection. Free with museum admission.
Yoga in the Orangerie—Spring Series
Fridays, April 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; June 5, 12
7–8:15 a.m. Intermediate Level
8:45–10 a.m. Gentle Level One

The benefits of yoga are well known: de-stress, get strong and flexible, and have fun! Deepen your practice in a steady, mindful approach at the intermediate level or learn the basics in the beginner class.

Taught by certified yoga teacher Ann Casapini in a serene, sunlit space. Ten-class series; class size limited to 12. Please bring your own mat.

Registration required. Drop-in fee $20.
 
First Friday! Music & Trolley
Friday, May 1, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Join us for the alternative folk-rock sound of the Kenn Morr Band and see a new temporary art installation in the historic formal garden’s fountain pool by artist MJ Levy Dickson. Like Sea Glass: A Hand Full of Light—Reflection is presented in partnership with HHT Contemporary Art Partnerships.
 
Enjoy the music, explore the museum, 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 $10 adults, $8 seniors and students; members free.
 
Kentucky Derby Fundraiser
Saturday, May 2, 5–7:30 p.m.
Support the museum and watch the Derby in style with the backdrop of the Greek Revival mansion and its beautiful restored sunken garden. Juleps, jazz, prizes for most elegant and original hats, and more at the mansion. Dinners at private homes afterwards also available. Join us! Purchase your tickets here.
 
Like Sea Glass Artist Reception
May 7, 6–8 p.m.
View the fountain pool installation and meet artist MJ Levy Dickson. RSVP 718.885.1461 or info@bpmm.org.
 
National Public Gardens Day
Friday, May 8, 12–4 p.m.
Celebrate green space in the Bronx with free mansion and garden tours. See the two recently installed Gaston Lachaise (1882–1935) bronze peacock sculptures overlooking the formal garden Bring a picnic and make a day of it! Free
 
Bronx Week at Bartow-Pell
May 9–17, 12–4 p.m.
Celebrate history and beauty in the Bronx with free guided tours on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons. Tours start at quarter past the hour.

Bronx History Bike Tour
Saturday, May 9,10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum and the Bronx Historical Society for a free, guided Bronx History Bike Tour. We’ll ride from BPMM in the northeast corner of Pelham Bay Park to the Museum of Bronx History in the Valentine-Varian House, stopping at points of interest on the way there and back. The total ride will be approximately 15 miles.

Registration requested here or 718.885.1461 or info@bpmm.org. Liability Release required of all participants before departure.  Free.
 
Centennial Plant Sale
Saturday, May 16, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Let your garden be inspired by ours! Unusual annuals, perennials, herbs, and roses for sale, plus demos on edible gardening and potting plants. Rain date: Sunday, May 17.
 
First Friday Music + Trolley
Friday, June 5, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Join us for The Night Owls, an instrumental piano trio in the tradition of Vince Guaraldi (“Peanuts”), Ramsey Lewis (“The In Crowd”), and Horace Silver. From TV theme songs to New Orleans grooves, West Coast jazz to ‘70s pop tunes, The Night Owls will satisfy both the most discerning listeners as well as people who just want to have fun.
 
Enjoy the music, explore the museum, 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 $10 adults, $8 seniors and students; members free
 
Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace
Friday, June 5–Sunday, June 21
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city after their two week stint in public spaces providing access to all. Come play a tune on our piano or listen to one of our guest musicians (visit www.bpmm.org for schedule).
 
Like Sea Glass: A Handful of Light Search & Discovery Workshop
Sunday, June 7, 2–4 p.m.
In this interactive program for families and people with disabilities, participants will explore a temporary installation of touchable art glass by artist MJ Levy Dickson. Using pieces from the installation, they will discover relationships between the glass and natural and architectural elements in the surrounding environment by comparing colors, shapes, and textures. This inclusive program will foster sensory engagement and art appreciation for diverse audiences. Free
 
June Luncheon
Thursday, June 11, 12–2 p.m.
Support the Conservancy and join us for an elegant outdoor boccadivino—a taste-of-Italy lunch— overlooking the garden. Robert I. C. Fisher gives an illustrated talk on Between Sea & Sky: The Magical Villa Gardens of the Amalfi Coast based on his recently published book. Visit bpmm.org for details and tickets or call the museum. RSVP required.

New York Path Through History Weekend
Saturday, June 20 noon–4 p.m.
Sunday, June 21, tours at 12:15 and 1:15
Free guided tours by costumed docents on Saturday and Sunday afternoon at quarter past the hour. Free
 
Take Dad Out to the Ball Game 1864
Sunday, June 21, 2–4 p.m.
Celebrate Dad with a Father’s Day “base ball match.” The New York Mutuals play the Manetto Hill Surprise with 1864 rules, balls, bats, and uniforms—but no helmets or gloves!
 
After the game, kids join in the fun with a game of rounders with team members and a baseball sing-along on our Sing for Hope Piano. Plus free house tours before the game and a raffle for the game ball!
 
Registration requested. Cost $10 adults, $8 seniors, students, and members; $5 children 12 and under
 
BPMM Adventures: Summer Sessions
Session I, July 13–July 17
Session II, July 20–July 24
Session III, July 27–July 31
Why spend those summer days indoors at your house when you could spend them outdoors at ours ?
Children entering grades 1 through 6 are invited to spend a week at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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 wigwam, and family life in both. Kids will also enjoy engaging crafts, wildlife investigations, creative cooking, nature hikes, and more.

Cost $195 per session; members $170 per session; Scholarships available  
Registration and prepayment required.
Registration deadlines:
Session I (July 13–July 17):  July 1
Session II (July 20–July 24): July 8
Session III (July 27–July 31): July 15
 
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