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DESIGN FOR ALL OF US

Upstate House highlighted Manitoga as a Mid-Century Modern estate that continues to radiate influence.

September 2019

 

SUMMER IN THE CITY

The New York Times’ summer newsletter featuring an upstate culture crawl by way of the Cold Spring Trolley, with Manitoga as the first stop.

July 2019

 

ARTSGAZING: ARTS OUTSIDE NYC

Manitoga featured in the top 4 Hudson Valley locations for site-seeing, listed as a unique experience for house-museum visitors.

July 2019

 

A GARDEN DAY TRIP

“Step away from the hustle and bustle of New York City and explore the Hudson Valley. Designated as a National Heritage Area, this region, a favorite of award-winning landscape designed and author Jan Johnsen, offers peaceful villages, spectacular views, and a wide rage of garden experiences.”

July 2019

 

ART + DESIGN INSTITUTIONS PERFECT FOR DAY TRIPS FROM NYC

Manitoga tops Cool Hunting’s list of world-class institutions worthy of the art curious in the cities, towns and hamlets surrounding NYC.

June 2019

 

2019 DESIGN + ART + LANDSCAPE

Featuring Close Your Physical Eye by Michele Oka Doner and Gifts from the George R. Kravis II Collection, new Collectors Tours in addition to Manitoga’s Sunset Tours and an expanded House, Studio & Landscape Tour schedule.

April 2019

 

2019 ARTIST RESIDENCY

Manitoga announces year six of the Artist Residency Program with Close Your Physical Eye by acclaimed artist Michele Oka Doner - a site-specific installation of sculpture and large-scale relief monoprints. 

March 2019

 

GIFTS  FROM THE GEORGE R. KRAVIS II COLLECTION

Manitoga / The Russel Wright Design Center is thrilled to announce a major collections gift of Russel Wright designs from the Estate of George R. Kravis II of over 300 objects, including rare early work in stainless steel and spun aluminum and iconic American Modern ceramics.

February 2019

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2018 PORTRAITS OF MANITOGA

A legacy is something that is lived.  Highlights from 2018.

December 2018

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MANITOGA IN PRINT

UNEARTHED: Drawings, Sculpture, Installations by Stephen Talasnik and Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide East Coast USA by Lubell and Bradley. PLUS Fall 2018 Events.

September 2018

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MANITOGA 2018  ANNUAL PERFORMANCE

UNITED BY NATURE 
with Grammy Award Winning Percussionist Jeff Haynes & Friends

September 2018

TAKE THE TRAIN TO MANITOGA

MANITOGA to offer a connection to MetroNorth Railroad via the Cold Spring Trolley beginning June 2 through Nov. 12, 2018

May 2018

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2018 ART, DESIGN & NATURE

Featuring INK: The Color of Manitoga by Kazumi Tanaka, extended loans from Peter Bynum’s Ecstatic Light installation and Kristyna & Marek Milde’s Homescape.

April 2018

2018 MANITOGA PARTY IN THE ARCHITECT’S NEWSPAPER

Russel Wright's Manitoga shines with hand-crafted details. Many of Wright's personal designs in the house utilize off-the-shelf industrial materials and are hand-operated. This intimate but open family room welcomes dappled light through curtains Wright fashioned from fireplace screens. . .

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2018 ARTIST RESIDENCY

Manitoga announces year five of the Artist Residency Program with  INK: The Color of Manitoga by Japanese artist Kazumi Tanaka who will create natural inks from plant specimens she collects in Manitoga's woodland garden. From the color inks, a series of paintings will evolve.

March 2018