To celebrate the publication of Life Along the Hudson: The Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family, written and photographed by Pieter Estersohn, our friends at Hudson Hall, the venerable arts center in the city of Hudson, NY, have organized a series of tours and lectures.

Space is limited, but a few seats at each event have been set aside just for readers of The Magazine ANTIQUES. Book your place today! (limit 2 reservations per reader). Tell us which events you wish to attend at: events@artmediaholdings.com.

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The Program


Book Launch at Hudson Hall
Sunday, September 23, 3pm
Talk and visual presentation, followed by a reception and book signing with the author.
Free, reservations recommended
Award-winning architecture and interiors photographer Pieter Estersohn is joined by art director David Byars (who designed the book and is also deputy managing editor of Vogue), to present an insider’s view of majestic historic houses along the Hudson River.

Lectures and Tours*

*Unless otherwise noted, all lectures will be held at the mentioned estates, located in Northern Dutchess & Columbia Counties.
Hudson Hall is located at 327 Warren St, Hudson, NY 12534

Teviotdale: Old Steamboat Days on the Hudson River
Saturday, October 6, 4pm
Tickets: $25. Space is limited
Kent Barwick, a board member of The SS Columbia Project, formed to revive the tradition of Hudson River steamboat excursions, talks about former Teviotdale resident Robert Fulton and his efforts to establish steamboats as the first commercial transport on American waterways.

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Edgewater - The Elements of Style
Sunday, October 14, 2pm at Hudson Hall
Tickets: $25. Space is limited
Peter Kenny, co-president of the Classical American Homes Preservation Trust and former curator and administrator in the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum, discusses the preservation and interpretation of the estate Edgewater on the Hudson in Barrytown, NY, including its furniture and interior decoration, and gardens and landscape from 1825 to the present.

The Bouwerie: Preservation
Saturday, October 20, 4pm
Tickets: $25. Space is limited
Today’s owner of The Bouwerie, Dianne O’Neal, is joined by preservation carpenter Emily Majer to discuss the process of peeling back layers of previous renovations to discover the intentions of the original builder, Major Dirck Wesselse Ten Broeck, an early Dutch settler.

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Chiddingstone: Restoring a Hudson Valley Treasure
Saturday, November 17, 4pm
Tickets: $25. Space is limited
Chiddingstone, which successfully combines Italianate and Classical elements, has recently been impeccably restored by architect Hermes Mallea and interior designer Carey Maloney, partners in M(Group). They also happen to be neighbors. Mallea and Maloney will give a tour of the house and discuss their approach to restoring the mansion.

Reserve your tickets at events@artmediaholdings.com. Special bookings for readers of The Magazine ANTIQUES close on August 22nd at 5 p.m.