Special Events

Unique lectures and exhibits of our significant art collection.

Tribute to Mary Means Huber

June 11, 2017 Presented by Marilynn Hill. Life Co-Chair of the Bronxville Historical Conservancy On behalf of the Bronxville Historical Conservancy, I would like to welcome all of you to this special event honoring our dear Mary Huber. Mary was born with a love of history into a family that...
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Guest of the Gramatan

On Saturday, October 4th, 2014, an evening at Bronxville’s illustrious Hotel Gramatan was reimagined at The Jane Hotel, NYC. Towering atop Sunset Hill from 1905 until it was demolished in 1972, the Hotel Gramatan enjoyed its spectacular heyday in the 1920’s – the Age of Wonderful Nonsense. Whether seeking a...
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Adina Gordon: In An Old French Garden – Mary Fairchild MacMonnies in Giverny

MARY FAIRCHILD LOW was a painter and wife of WILL HICOK LOW, both prominent members of the artist colony that flourished in Bronxville in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. Before moving to Bronxville in 1910, Mary led a fascinating life in Giverny. Married at the time to the sculptor and painter Frederick...
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Author Richard Milner: Charles R. Knight, The Artist Who Saw Through Time

On Sunday afternoon, March 25th, 2012, the Conservancy hosted an afternoon devoted to the legacy of one of Bronxville’s artist/residents, Charles R. Knight. The event at the Bronxville Library featured artwork by Knight, a fascinating presentation by Richard Milner, author of a newly published biography of the artist, and some...
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Professor Fred Smoler on World War I Propaganda Posters

The Conservancy and Bronxville Public Library jointly organized a special Veteran’s Day presentation on November 10th, featuring an exhibition of nine newly framed WWI Propaganda Posters belonging to the Library and a lecture by Sarah Lawrence College Professor Fred Smoler and demonstration by Conservancy Board member Jack Bierwirth. Smoler gave...
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Author and Bronxville native Eliot Vestner: Meet Me Under the Clock at Grand Central

The Bronxville Public Library was the site of a fascinating afternoon sponsored by the Conservancy and devoted to Eliot Vestner’s historical memoir published earlier in the year. In his introductory remarks, Conservancy member Robert Riggs described Vestner’s memoir as one of the most enlightening books he has ever read. “It’s...
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The Nichols Brothers: A Dialogue in Art and Life: An Exhibition and Catalogue

The Exhibition- Curated by Sarah Underhill and Barbara Sussman, this exhibition at Concordia College’s OSilas Gallery brought an exceptional representation of the work of HOBART NICHOLS and SPENCER NICHOLS together for the first time, creating an opportunity to explore the visual dialogue between these artists and brothers.  The Conservancy published the exhibit catalogue which...
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A Salute to Those Who Served

The 3rd Annual Bronxville Veterans Memorial, an initiative co-founded in 2008 by local residents Cindi Callahan and Jane Staunton, was hosted this year once again at the Bronxville Women’s Club to celebrate the true spirit of Memorial Day by saluting those in our community who have served our country. The...
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Architect Peter Gisolfi: Graceful Connections between Buildings and Landscapes

Architect Peter Gisolfi, whose concern for the relationship of architecture to its setting translates into graceful connections between buildings and landscapes, was the featured speaker for the Conservancy’s 2009 spring event. His lecture, “Finding the Place of Architecture in the Landscape,” included examples from his work in our village, most...
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