Winter Solstice Celebration at Olana – Winter Around the World!

Saturday, Dec. 16, 1-5pm


Olana State Historic Site
5720 NY-9G
Hudson, NY 12534

Come celebrate the changing of the seasons during this special community day.  Join us for a series of free opportunities to experience the Hudson Valley‘s beautiful winter landscape and explore some of the cultures and countries that inspired the artist Frederic Church and his family!

Did you know Church was deeply inspired by winters in Mexico, his travels to Jamaica and South America, and visits he and his family made to countries in the Middle East? Welcome the winter season and learn more about Olana’s global influence during this special community celebration!

  • Enjoy free access to Olana’s historic interiors.
  • Watch the sunset and purchase refreshments from Frankie’s nomadic coffee shop as you warm up around a bonfire.
  • Drop in for free activities and games led by Olana educators and partners.
  • Listen to live music by Heard World Jazz.
  • Visit with everyone’s favorite miniature donkey, Hank, back by popular demand!


Dec 16 2023


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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