Together we can make (Mostly) Music

Dear Friend of the Nyacks:   With memories of this bitter winter fading quickly (hooray!), the Friends are working diligently to bring together the best talent available for this year's amazing Mostly Music concert series. Beginning with Youthfest on June 23rd, through the efforts of the Friends, our community can again enjoy these free concerts which continue […]

Walking Tour of South Nyack – June 7th, 2015

Visit the homes of Carson McCullers (author of Member of the Wedding), Hudson River school painter Julian O. Davidson, versatile artist Mortimer Borne, and others. See four Victorians in a row on S. Broadway and many others with their floral stained glass entries, palladian windows, mansard roofs, pattern roof shingles, and elaborate roof-supporting brackets. Join […]

Walking Tour – Edward Hopper’s Nyack – June 14th, 2015

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. The tour meets at the Edward Hopper House Art Center at 82 […]

Walking Tour of Upper Nyack – June 28th, 2015

This tour begins across the street from “Pretty Penny,” the former residence of Helen Hayes and Charles MacArthur and proceeds north on Broadway past a string of remarkably detailed Victorian mansions, a fire company, and sites of early shipbuilding and commerce. Join us in 2015 on one or all six Sunday afternoon walks and enjoy […]

Walking Tour – Downtown Nyack on September 27th, 2015

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. This tour meets at the foot of Main […]