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Name:
Sylvester Manor
Phone:
6317490626
Address:
80 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY, 11964, United States

Upcoming Events At This Venue

August 2, 2014

GUIDED HOUSE TOURS & SELF GUIDED GROUNDS TOURS
12 PM – 3 PM at Sylvester Manor
Saturdays: June 14, July 5, July 19, Aug 2, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sept 13, Sept 27
Special Open hours on April 12 and May 3

Enjoy the grounds or reserve your spot on a guided house tour
Call the office at 749-0626 or email info@sylvestermanor.org

We welcome in the community to visit the historic Shelter Island homestead featured in NewsdayThe New York TimesPreservation Magazine and on the BBC.  All are welcome, but reservations are required for house tours. Email info@sylvestermanor.org or call 631 749-0626 to schedule. The grounds will also be open for self-guided tours during this time.

Start: August 2, 2014 12:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 3:00 pm

August 2, 7pm, Contradance at the Manor

Kick up some fun at an outdoor dance for all, beginners welcome!

Dance Band: Edith & Bennett
Caller: Dave Harvey

East Enders have long celebrated the turning of the seasons with music and dancing in the barn. Sylvester Manor’s crew of farmer-musicians will rock into the night with fiddles and banjoes afire. This dance is open to all comers, no experience necessary. The contradance caller will lead us through moves that are as classic as they are comfortable. Ages 6-106 will have a great time.

Start: August 2, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 11:00 pm

August 16, 2014

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August 16, 10am to 2 pm, En Plein Air workshop with Janet Jennings

Back by popular demand!

Join us on August 16 from 10am to 2pm for an en plein air workshop set on Sylvester Manor’s magnificent grounds. This small painting workshop is led by award-winning landscape painter Janet Jennings, who will help you capture the magic of island light using watercolor, oils or acrylic paint. Open to absolute beginners and accomplished painters. (Please bring own lunch, easels, chairs, paint materials, and insect repellant.)

Details and registration information coming soon

 

JANET JENNINGS: received her BFA from University of Dayton and attended The Dayton Art Institute and The Art Students League. In 1973, she moved to New York from Ohio and worked for Lawrence Rubin of Knoedler Contemporary Art. She joined Waverly Studios, an artists co-op located in Greenwich Village, where she explored Color Field painting. In 1979, she moved to Amagansett, where she was drawn to the light of the East End and switched her focus to landscape painting. Janet Jennings has taught painting to children and adults at The Art Barge, Guild Hall and The Parrish Art Museum. She has exhibited at numerous galleries on Long Island including Gallery North, Elaine Benson Gallery, Hampton Road Gallery, Pamela Williams Gallery, Mark Humphrey Gallery, Peter Marcelle Gallery, Glen Horowitz Gallery and Lizan Tops Gallery.

Start: August 16, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 16, 2014 2:00 pm

GUIDED HOUSE TOURS & SELF GUIDED GROUNDS TOURS
12 PM – 3 PM at Sylvester Manor
Saturdays: June 14, July 5, July 19, Aug 2, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sept 13, Sept 27
Special Open hours on April 12 and May 3

Enjoy the grounds or reserve your spot on a guided house tour
Call the office at 749-0626 or email info@sylvestermanor.org

We welcome in the community to visit the historic Shelter Island homestead featured in NewsdayThe New York TimesPreservation Magazine and on the BBC.  All are welcome, but reservations are required for house tours. Email info@sylvestermanor.org or call 631 749-0626 to schedule. The grounds will also be open for self-guided tours during this time.

Start: August 16, 2014 12:00 pm
End: August 16, 2014 3:00 pm

August 30, 2014

GUIDED HOUSE TOURS & SELF GUIDED GROUNDS TOURS
12 PM – 3 PM at Sylvester Manor
Saturdays: June 14, July 5, July 19, Aug 2, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sept 13, Sept 27

Enjoy the grounds or reserve your spot on a guided house tour
Call the office at 749-0626 or email info@sylvestermanor.org

We welcome in the community to visit the historic Shelter Island homestead featured in NewsdayThe New York TimesPreservation Magazine and on the BBC.  All are welcome, but reservations are required for house tours. Email info@sylvestermanor.org or call 631 749-0626 to schedule. The grounds will also be open for self-guided tours during this time.

Start: August 30, 2014 12:00 pm
End: August 30, 2014 3:00 pm

September 13, 2014

GUIDED HOUSE TOURS & SELF GUIDED GROUNDS TOURS
12 PM – 3 PM at Sylvester Manor
Saturdays: June 14, July 5, July 19, Aug 2, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sept 13, Sept 27

Enjoy the grounds or reserve your spot on a guided house tour
Call the office at 749-0626 or email info@sylvestermanor.org

We welcome in the community to visit the historic Shelter Island homestead featured in NewsdayThe New York TimesPreservation Magazine and on the BBC.  All are welcome, but reservations are required for house tours. Email info@sylvestermanor.org or call 631 749-0626 to schedule. The grounds will also be open for self-guided tours during this time.

Start: September 13, 2014 12:00 pm
End: September 13, 2014 3:00 pm

September 27, 2014

GUIDED HOUSE TOURS & SELF GUIDED GROUNDS TOURS
12 PM – 3 PM at Sylvester Manor
Saturdays: June 14, July 5, July 19, Aug 2, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sept 13, Sept 27

Enjoy the grounds or reserve your spot on a guided house tour
Call the office at 749-0626 or email info@sylvestermanor.org

We welcome in the community to visit the historic Shelter Island homestead featured in NewsdayThe New York TimesPreservation Magazine and on the BBC.  All are welcome, but reservations are required for house tours. Email info@sylvestermanor.org or call 631 749-0626 to schedule. The grounds will also be open for self-guided tours during this time.

Start: September 27, 2014 12:00 pm
End: September 27, 2014 3:00 pm