PROGRAMS FOR ALL
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Tour: Glenview

Wednesdays-Sundays   1 & 3pm

Join your dedicated guide and visit Glenview’s restored 19th-century rooms, furnishing,
and works of art.

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Great Houses of Yonkers
Sat, Jul 22, 2pm
Location: Untermeyer Gardens, 945 N Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701

Yonkersí Gilded Age homes are presented by HRM curator Laura Vookles in images from the Museumís collection: Glenview, the John Copcott Mansion, the Ethan Flagg House, and others that no longer stand.

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Sunday Scholars
Caryn Block: Impressionism in Music, Art, and Literature
Sun, Jul 23, 2pm

Composer Caryn Block reads from the French symbolist writers; gives stylistic illustrations of the plein air paintings of Renoir, Monet, and Pissarro; and performs works by Claude Debussy, Arthur Honegger, and Jacques Ibert.

Caryn Block is an accomplished flutist, conductor, and music director whose music has been performed by internationally acclaimed chamber musicians, choirs, singers, and soloists throughout the United States, including New York’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The Harold Prince Theatre, and Baltimore’s Walters Art Gallery. She has composed in every idiom  — orchestra, chamber music, choral music, solo instrumental music, opera, music for dance, film, theater, as well as  electronic/computer music. In July 2013, her trio Sea Scenes for flute, violin and cello premiered at The Newport Music Festival, Rhode Island. She received the Meet the Composer Met Life Award for her opera Ethan Frome in 2012 and for Arizona Views II in 2008. Dr. Block holds a Master of Music Degree in Composition from The Juilliard School and received the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Composition from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, Johns Hopkins University.

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Talk & Tour
The Archivist’s Eye:
Sylvia Sleigh’s Invitation to a Voyage
Sat, July 29, 2pm

Visiting Associate Curator Giovanna Fiorino-Iannace, PhD, gives a tour of the full-mural installation of Sylvia Sleigh’s Invitation to a Voyage, which chronicles days spent on the banks of the Hudson River with friends.

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Shelley Haven: Patterns in NatureóPainting in Gouache

Shelley Haven, Teaching Artist-in-Residence, has designed programs inspired by the natural and cultural landscape. She is an artist and fine arts teacher who works in oil, gouache, intaglio and monotype, as well as in pastel and other color media. Her work is included in the Museum of Modern Art PAD/D and Franklin Furnace Archives; the New York City Public Library Rare Books Collection, Prints Collection, and Periodical Archive; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; and university, corporate and private collections. Ms. Haven is a native New Yorker with a studio in YOHO. She received her BA from Binghamton University, and MA and MFA from The University of Iowa. Shelley has taught at The Cooper Union Institute and School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Drawing in Garden of Ornament
Sat, Jul 29, 1:30 - 3:30pm
Draw in the galleries, inspired by Zakanitch’s use of pattern and decoration.

Repetition & Patterns with Gouache
Sun, Jul 30, 1:30 - 3:30pm
Learn to paint in gouache as you discover repetition and patterns in nature.

Space is limited. RSVP: publicprograms@hrm.org

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Paint Night
Sat, Aug 5, 5pm

Paint, drink, and be merry with a painting lesson! Artist Teresa Pereira shows you how to create a floral acrylic on canvas based on a prototype, while you enjoy a house drink. Limited to 20 participants. Non-members $20; Members $15 (includes one drink). Purchase tickets @ hrm.org/paint

Teresa Pereira is a Visual Artist, Muralist, Graphic Designer and Art Teacher who graduated from Fordham University, College at Lincoln Center with a BFA in Fine Arts, where she won the Studio Art Award for painting.

Teresa uses many mediums to create art: from the digital space of the computer to create graphic art, to charcoals, pastels, acrylics and oils to create more traditional works in her signature figurative, yet contemporary style. She’s had paintings shown in galleries and art fairs around Westchester County. Teresa has also had a successful career as a muralist, and her murals can be seen in all three branches of the Yonkers Public Library, The Mount Vernon Public, and in a number of businesses and private residences in the tri-state area.

Over the past 8 years, Teresa has been teaching Visual Arts programs to children and adults, both privately (in her home studio), and in public programs for Yonkers Parks & Recreation, Yonkers Public Library, and the Rye Free Reading Room. She also enjoys teaching art to her students at Maria Regina High School in Hartsdale. She uses a variety of media—including paints, collage, pastels, clay, fabric and wood—to teach students to create landscape, still life and portrait paintings, as well as projects with fabric, wood, wax, printmaking and ceramics.

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Floral Inspiration
Sat, Aug 5, 2pm
Location: Wave Hill, 649 W 249th St, Bronx, NY 10471

Discover floral decoration in Glenview with curator Laura Vookles. Wave Hillís curator Jennifer McGregor discusses how artists bring flowers to the forefront of public art projects.

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First Sundays Gallery Tour
Robert Zakanitch: Garden of Ornament
Sun, Aug 6, 1pm

Led by Museum Docents

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Emily Stedman. My Hibiscus, 2008. Watercolor on paper
Drop In & Draw
Emily Stedman: Figures & Florals
Sun, Aug 6, 12 - 2pm

Workshops inspired by our summer exhibitions.
Ages 8 - Adult. Art materials provided.

Graphite & watercolor pencil drawing

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Nancy Blum, Billow, 2007
From the Wave Hill exhibition
Flora Fantastica
Arts in the Afternoon
Flowers Abound
Wed, Aug 9, 1:30pm    Gallery Tour 3pm

Curator Jennifer McGregor discusses Nancy Blumís work, featured in the Flora Fantastica exhibition, followed by a tour of floral decoration in Glenview.

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Garden Night
Sat, Aug 12, 5pm

Learn the basics of gardening, plant care, and floral design from master florist Gayle Jones in a hands-on floral class, while you enjoy a house drink. Take home your own planter with flowers.
Limited to 24 participants. Non-members $20; Members $15 (includes one drink).
Purchase tickets @ hrm.org/gardening

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Shelley Haven: Patterns in NatureóPainting in Gouache

Shelley Haven, Teaching Artist-in-Residence, has designed programs inspired by the natural and cultural landscape.

Exuberant Color
Sat, Aug 12, 1:30 - 3:30pm
Photograph a Robert Zakanitch painting, then make your own based on the photograph.

Floral Fantasy
Sun, Aug 13, 1:30 - 3:30pm
Observe the color and pattern of a floral bouquet, mix color, and paint your own floral fantasy.

Space is limited. RSVP: publicprograms@hrm.org

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NEW! A Contemplative Summer

A wellness series of simple yoga and meditation practice in the galleries, led by Neem Dewji and Irving Yee, from Yoga for Bliss, Riverdale. All levels welcome.

Chair Yoga: Gentle Stretches & Breath WorkPurchase Tickets
Sat, Aug 19, 11am

Non-members $12; Members $6.

THE HUDSON IN BLOOM
A Collaboration with HRM, Wave Hill, and Untermyer Gardens
We are excited to partner with Wave Hill, a public garden and cultural center in Riverdale, and Untermyer Gardens Conservancy in Yonkers, to celebrate floral beauty through exhibitions and programs.
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Timothy Tilghman: The Flowers Behind the Paintings
Sun, Aug 20, 2pm

Head Gardener at Untermyer Gardens, Timothy Tilghman gives a horticulturalistís perspective on the flowers we see in paintings.

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Talk & Tour
The Curatorís Eye: Robert Zakanitch
Sat, Aug 26, 2pm

Curator Laura Vookles tells how she collaborated with artist Robert Zakanitch to create the exhibition Garden of Ornament and the complementary exhibition Floral Arrangements: Highlights from the Collection.

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First Sundays Gallery Tour
Robert Zakanitch: Garden of Ornament
Sun, Sep 3, 1pm

Led by Museum Docents

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NEW! A Contemplative Summer

A wellness series of simple yoga and meditation practice in the galleries, led by Neem Dewji and Irving Yee, from Yoga for Bliss, Riverdale. All levels welcome.

Tai Chi: Move Like a Gentle BreezePurchase Tickets
Sat, Sep 16, 11am

Non-members $12; Members $6.

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Sunday Scholars
Anne Swartz: Robert Zakanitch, The Garden as Visual Delight
Sun, Sept 17, 2pm

Guest Curator for the Museumís groundbreaking 2007 Pattern & Decoration exhibition,
Anne Swartz returns to discuss Robert Zakanitchís floral paintings.