Welcome to the 2018 season. Dive into Thomas Cole’s world by visiting his home and studios amidst the landscape that inspired it all. For special programming please visit our events page. See below to learn about visiting the historic site throughout the year.
Explore the historic buildings, immerse yourself in the multimedia experience The Parlors, watch an original film on the Hudson River School, explore special exhibitions of both 19th-century and contemporary art, enjoy sweeping views of the Catskill Mountains, and follow the Hudson River School Art Trail to see magnificent nearby views that Cole painted. We are located in the beautiful Hudson Valley, just two hours north of NYC, in the Village of Catskill, near the Rip Van Winkle Bridge.
The 1815 Main House where Thomas Cole lived and worked is open year-round for guided tours. The Old Studio is open from March through November. The New Studio, which hosts special exhibitions is open from May through October. An annual contemporary art installation is presented from August through October.