Events

Event Title: Walking Tour: Hopper's Nyack

Date of Event: 09/16/2018 2:00pm

About the Event:

Born and raised in Nyack, Hopper said that “in every artist’s development the gem of the later work is always found in the earlier. What he once was, he always is.” See Nyack through his eyes. This tour highlights the influence of light, water, and architecture. Meet September 16th at 2pm at the front of the Edward Hopper House, at 82 N. Broadway. The HSN asks for a $5 per person donation to help support our programs and exhibits.


Event Title: Walking Tour: Downtown Nyack

Date of Event: 09/23/2018 2:00pm

About the Event:

Trace Nyack’s growth from a small river village to a major commercial and manufacturing center during the Gilded Age when Nyack was called the “Gem of the Hudson.” See many of the same buildings that were present at the turn of the century when Nyack was the center of Rockland County life. Meet  September 23rd, at 2pm at the foot of Main Street (near where Gedney Street meets Main). The HSN asks for a $5 per person donation to help support our programs and exhibits.


Event Title: Walking Tour: Oak Hill Cemetery

Date of Event: 10/21/2018 2:00pm

About the Event:

Walk scenic Oak Hill Cemetery and celebrate the lives of many “permanent residents” of the Nyacks who made their mark on the national, state, and local stages. Actress Helen Hayes, playwrights Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, artist Edward Hopper, author Carson McCullers and some of the earliest settlers of the Nyacks are buried here. Meet October 21st, at 2pm at the Cemetery entrance gate, Route 9W, between Sickles Avenue and 5th Avenue. The HSN asks for a $5 per person donation to help support our programs and exhibits.


Event Title: Armchair History Talk: History Trail through South Nyack presented by Andrew Goodwillie

Date of Event: 10/25/2018 7:00pm

About the Event:

South Nyack Village Trustee Andrew Goodwillie will give an illustrated lecture on the research that went into creating the historical information signage along the rail-trail in South Nyack.

Presented on Thursday, October 25th at 7pm at the Nyack Library, and again on Friday, October 26th at 2pm at the Valley Cottage Library.

The HSN asks for a small donation from those who attend to help the Society offset exhibition, program, and publicity expenses.


Event Title: Armchair History Talk: What's Happening at the John Green House? presented by Win Perry Thursday

Date of Event: 12/06/2018 7:00pm

About the Event:

Architect, historian, and HSN President Win Perry will make a presentation on the efforts to revitalize the John Green house, the last remaining sandstone house in Nyack.

Presented Thursday, December 6th at 7pm at the Nyack Library, then again on Friday, December 7th at 2pm at the Valley Cottage Library.

The HSN asks for a small donation from those who attend to help the Society offset exhibition, program, and publicity expenses.