Special Events

Unique lectures and exhibits of our significant art collection.

Bronxville and World War I

By Suzanne Pratt Davis, Member, Board of Directors, The Bronxville Historical Conservancy. Apr. 17, 2019:  The Bronxville Historical Conservancy is thrilled to announce a public lecture on Bronxville and World War I by village historian Raymond Geselbracht on May 5 at 4:00 pm at the Bronxville Public Library. “Bronxville’s World War I—Service...
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Service at Home and Abroad During the Great War

Bronxville’s World War I—Service at Home and Abroad During the Great War, 1914-1918. Held at the Bronxville Public Library on May 5, 2019 “Bronxville’s World War I—Service at Home and Abroad During the Great War, 1914-1918” told the story of Bronxville’s World War I, including the Lawrence’s quest to travel...
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20th Framed Gala Celebration Featured Bogus Art Theft and Genuine Fun

On October 20, 2018 at Siwanoy Country Club, while off duty, Police Chief Chris Satriale responded to a report from the Bronxville Historical Conservancy of a stolen painting. Guests had gathered for the unveiling of Winter’s Day and gasped when the velvet curtain was drawn to find a framed emoji...
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Book Reading with Rhoda Knight Kalt

Bronxville Historical Conservancy brings Rhoda Knight Kalt to share dinosaur days with Toppy, a famous Bronxville paleo artist Charles Knight, former Bronxville resident and American wildlife and paleo artist, known only as “Toppy” to his granddaughter, Rhoda, is best known for his paintings of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. In...
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Bronxville Women’s Club honors Conservancy and its co-founders Marilynn Hill & Bob Riggs

The Bronxville Women’s Club celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Bronxville Historical Conservancy by honoring the organization and its co-founders, Marilynn Hill and Bob Riggs, in a gala evening at the historic Anna Lawrence Bisland 1928 House.   More than 140 guests attended the celebration on September 16, 2018, in...
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The Conservancy Revs Up Memorial Day

What began in 1920 with a newly established Leonard Morange Post of the American Legion continues today as a cherished Bronxville tradition — the annual Memorial Day Parade. The first official village celebration was a small parade that marched down Kraft Avenue to the “picture house.” A commemorative program began...
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The Art of Bronxville: Two Impressive Collections

On Sunday, May 20, the Bronxville Historical Conservancy partnered with the Bronxville Public Library to share insights and images of the village’s extraordinary artistic heritage. The afternoon event began in the Yeager Room of the Library, where art historian and curator Jayne Warman presented a narrative of Bronxville’s early artists...
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Poetry Reading Honors JFK’s Support for the Arts

The Bronxville Historical Conservancy’s celebration of the JFK Centennial included a Poetry Reading at the Bronxville Public Library on April 23, 2017. In his introductory remarks, Charles O’Neill pointed to Kennedy’s support for the arts as evidenced by his invitation to Robert Frost to read at his inauguration. Members from...
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A Golden Interval: The Kennedys in Bronxville

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Anthony Czarnecki, a member of the Westchester County Historical Society and the JFK Library Foundation, gave a power-point presentation: “A Golden Interval: The Kennedys in Bronxville.”  Czarnecki has done extensive research using recently digitized local newspapers, including those published during the Kennedys’ time in Bronxville. ...
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