Calendar 2014

Clermont Gardens and Grounds are Open Year Round 8:30 AM – Sunset


Visitor Center & Gift Shop Open Wednesday – Sunday 10:30 – 4:00, April 10-October 31; Open Saturdays and Sundays 10:30-4:00 November and December, up until the 15th.


Tours 11-4 (last tour 4:00) Wednesday – Sunday, April 10- October 31, Saturday & Sunday 11-3  (last tour 3:00) November & December up until the 15th  For more information or to schedule a group tour, call 518-537-4240


Date(s)               Day(s)                Time      Event


September  7                         Sunday                                       4pm-7pm                   Rob Hite, Artist: Sculpture, Photographs, & Painting Exhibition –  Opening Reception - The Friends of Clermont and the Clermont State Historic Site are thrilled to be hosting a solo art exhibition with Guggenheim Fellow Robert Hite in the mansion.  Robert’s show will include images of sculptural installations on the property.  To view selected works, go to , checkout the Winter 2013 copy of Green Door: A Journal of Responsible Living int eh Catskills & Hudson Valley, or see the link on our homepage for photos.               

October 17, 18, 24, 25            Friday & Saturday             6-9 pm                          Legends by Candlelight Ghost Tours:  Candlelight tours of the museum and grounds;  ghosts and spooks of the museum’s history.  Tours at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00pm ($10 per adult, $5 per child, all Friends of Clermont $5 – reservations required)

November 2                              Sunday                                 2-4                                 Lecture: Trunks & Travel, a 19th Century Journey: Council for Humanities Lecture – brings to life customs & formidable packing requirements for a wealthy Industrialist & his wife traveling in late 19th Century New York.  Hands-on & interactive!


December 6 & 7                       Saturday & Sunday           10am-12pm                  A Child’s Christmas: Drop in for stories read under the Christmas tree & treats for children ages 3-10 ($4 per person)

December 13                             Saturday                             5-7                                   Friends of Clermont Holiday Party in the Mansion:  Free for members; guests $10

December 14                            Sunday                                 3-6pm                             Candlelight Tours of Clermont:  Tableaux Vivant of Christmas traditions through the ages, glittering decorations, and wassail with traditional holiday goodies served in the historic kitchen ($10 pp, children under 12 free)

December 20                          Saturday                               11 am -4 pm                   Christmas at Clermont Open House: A great day for families – free for all!