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Whitney Museum of American Art – America is Hard to See
Thursday, September 17 • 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Everyone is raving about the new Whitney Museum designed by Renzo Piano. To inaugurate the new building, the Whitney has organized an exhibition (which closes September 27) drawn from its extensive collection of American Art. America is Hard to See spans the entire building including interior and exterior spaces. Explore this exhibit with an hour and a half tour (starting at 1:30) with a Whitney teaching fellow. Prior to leaving, join us for an optional brunch at the JCC cafe or at Goldberg’s Famous Deli in Millburn. Reserve early; this trip will likely sell out! Price: $75, Member Price: $70, Optional Brunch at the JCC: $5, Optional Brunch at Goldberg’s Deli: Pay on your own
Grey Towers, Historic Hotel Fauchere, Fall Foliage and Boutiques in Milford, PA
Wednesday, October 14 • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(This trip is Wednesday, not the usual Thursday!)
Be sure to wear your walking shoes! We start out this day enjoying the beautiful fall foliage at its peak in the charming town of Milford, PA. Our first stop is a visit and tour of Grey Towers National Historic Site. This summer castle was built in 1886 by James Pinchot to reflect his French heritage and was enjoyed by his family for over two decades. Next we will have lunch at the historic Hotel Fauchere, founded in 1852. The menu incorporates the freshest ingredients from the owner’s organic farm as well as local and regional producers. After lunch there will be time to browse the quaint town filled with artsy shops, antiques, boutiques and more. Reservations are needed by Wednesday, October 7.
Price: $85, Member Price: $80 (cost includes lunch)
Concert at St. Peter’s Church on 54th and Lexington
Tuesday, October 27 • 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Partake in one of the group’s favorite activities as we share a magical evening of music with Thomas Elefant who will be conducting the Handel Festival Orchestra. Elefant founded The Handel Festival Orchestra in New York in 2009. Before becoming a conductor, Elefant was both a string player and brass player. He has served as Music Director and Conductor of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra; he conducted the Camerata Chamber Orchestra in Israel, and he founded the Inter-Generational Symphony Orchestra in Tel Aviv. The program will include a solo violinist and at least one Mozart piece. Reservations are needed by Tuesday October 20.
Price: $55, Member Price: $50 (cost includes a $10 per person donation to the orchestra)