FROM PELLS TO PARKS
September 24, 2016 – August 30, 2017
The Treaty Oak, attributed to Nanette Bolton (1815-1884). Oil on canvas.
On loan from the Huguenot & New Rochelle Historical Association.
An exhibition that explores the history of the Pelham Bay Park, including four centuries and four distinct periods of the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum.
PLEIN AIR PAINTINGS OF THE BARTOW-PELL GARDENS
July 1 – September 23, 2016
Mary Colby, Artist in the Garden, 2016
acrylics on artist board
8 x 12 inches
In celebration of the centennial of the formal garden, artists were invited to paint the gardens en plein air on June 9, in conjunction with the annual summer luncheon on the theme of French classical gardens. Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds. Featured artists include Michele Basora, Mary Colby, Sofya Dudnik, Elise Fechtmann, C’naan Hamburger, Thomas Legaspi, Sarah Olson, Julie Ortiz, Kim Power, Linda Sacewicz, Greg Thielker, Melanie Vote, and Alice Elisabeth Waite.
GARDEN CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION
September 2 – November 6, 2016
Fitzhugh Karol Pulse, 2013-14
carved white pine, tar (tar-coated wood sculptures)
12-13′ tall, steel X base