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Sunday on the River with Edward Hopper

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Pretty Penny, 1939 © Courtesy of Edward Hopper House Art Center
Sunday on the River with Edward Hopper

82 North Broadway
Nyack, NY 10960
May 5th, 2013 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Performance
WEBSITE:  
http://www.edwardhopperhouse.org/
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
other (outside main areas)
EMAIL:  
Info@hopperhouse.org
PHONE:  
845-358-0774
OPEN HOURS:  
Wed.-Sunday, 12-5 pm or by appt.
COST:  
$100 per person

DESCRIPTION

Open house and tours of the house and gardens, sparkling wine and light fare, to benefit The Edward Hopper House Art Center, $100 per person.  A rare opportunity to visit the restored home and gardens of actress Helen Hayes and her playwright husband, Charles MacArthur, in the Hudson River Village of Nyack. In 1939, Edward Hopper was commissioned by the actress and her husband to paint a portrait of Pretty Penny, built in 1856.  The afternoon will include talks on the house and its furnishings, the gardens, and the Edward Hopper commissioned painting.  Hosted by Elle Decor Magazine publisher, Barbara Hertz Friedmann, and Radio-WQXR/WNYC host and producer, Elliott Forrest.