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Visit Manitoga, the House, Studio and Woodland Garden of pioneer industrial designer, Russel Wright (1904-1976). Tour Dragon Rock, Wright’s experimental home which he built onto the rock ledge of an abandoned quarry while masterfully orchestrating the surrounding landscape into a series of outdoor rooms of varying character and delight.
All 2019 Tours feature: Close Your Physical Eye by acclaimed artist Michele Oka Doner and Gifts from the George R. Kravis II Collection, iconic designs by Russel Wright. Please note that the landscape portion of the tour is a moderate hike.
DATES & TIMES:Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays May 10 through November 11, 201911am and 1:30pm3:30pm on select Saturdays as follows: May: 25; June: 1, 15; July: 6, 27; August: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; September: 7, 28; October: 5, 12, 26; November 2, 9
Availability subject to change.
PRICE: $25 General admission; $20 Seniors-62 and Over/ Students/ Manitoga Members/ Docomomo, National Trust and Storm King Art Center members / NEW - Metro-North ticket holders; and $15 for children 5 to 12 (children under 5 years are not permitted). Tours are led by professional guides and limited to 15 people.
Advance ticket purchase online at Brown Paper Tickets (www.BrownPaperTickets.com)
IMPORTANT TOUR INFORMATION
Tours last 90 minutes and are conducted rain or shine. Please wear sensible walking shoes and dress for weather. Visitors must be able to negotiate uneven ground, several bridge crossings with no handrails, and a series of 40 stone steps.
PLEASE NOTE: Pets, backpacks, large bags, tripods, extension poles and selfie-sticks are not permitted.