Garden Centennial Exhibition
Opening Reception
Friday, September 2, 5 - 6 p.m. 

In celebration of the centennial of its formal gardens, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture inspired by its natural and architectural landmarks. Drawing on the site's history, architecture, and surrounding natural environment, the group exhibition features 15 artists, including sculpture and new site-specific work made expressly for this exhibition. Artworks encompass all media, such as steel, ceramic, recycled plastic, wood, fiberglass, weatherproof-paintings, augmented-reality virtual artworks, and kinetic art choreographed by elements of nature. Featured artists include Markus Holtby, Fitzhugh Karol, Wendy Klemperer, William Logan, Shannon Novak, Sarah Olson, Sui Park, Camilla Quinn, Audrey Shachnow, Aaron Suggs, Naomi Teppich and Martin Springhetti, Gregory Thielker, Beatrice Wolert, and Christopher Yockey.

On view through November 6. 

Top image: Audrey Shachnow, The Golden Muse, 2016, marine plywood, threaded rods, acrylic paint, brass hardware. Image courtesy of the artist.

Bottom image: William Logan, Dihedral, 2015, fiberglass, brass balance weights. Image courtesy of the artist.
First Friday! Music & Trolley
Friday, September, 5:30–8:30 p.m. 

Brooklyn Bluegrass Collective will be playing acoustic roots music from 6 to 8 p.m. Enjoy the music, explore the museum, and stroll the garden; light refreshments will be served. 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. 

Cost: $12 adults, $10 seniors, and students. 
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Mansions and Cottages Trolley Tour 
Thurs., September 8
9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Take a trolley tour of historic homes and gardens in the Bronx. For more information and tickets, call the Bronx Tourism Council at 718.590.3518.  

Sunset Classical Concert Series
Thurs., September 15
7 - 8 p.m.

Violinist Kristina Giles and harpsichordist Rebecca Pechefsky perform sonatas of the late-Baroque period. 
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Fall Cocktail Party
Fri., September 23
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live
Sat., September 24
12 - 4 p.m.

Local Author Spotlight:
Richard Zacks

Thurs., September 29
7:30 p.m.

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Garden Volunteers Needed!
Formal Garden: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Children's Garden: Third Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Email if you would like to help.
Directions: On public transportation, take the #6 Lexington Avenue Local subway to Pelham Bay Park station; then transfer to the Westchester Bee-Line #45 bus. Ask the bus driver to drop you at the museum. Buses leave the station at approximately 20 past the hour; check bus schedule for exact times. For driving directions, please visit The mansion and carriage house are open to the public for guided tours on WednesdaySaturday, and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Tours start at quarter past the hour. Museum admission is $5 adults, $3 seniors and students, free for children under six. The gardens and grounds are open daily from 8:30 a.m. to dusk. Visiting the garden and grounds is free.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is owned by the New York Department of Parks & Recreation, operated by the Bartow-Pell Conservancy, and is a member of the Historic House Trust of New York City. Programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts. 
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