email from Rachael Solomon:
“Sunday on the River with Edward Hopper
Sunday, May 5, 2013, 2-5 PM
Open house and tours of the house and gardens, sparkling wine and light fare, to benefit
The Edward Hopper House Art Center, $100 per person.
A rare opportunity to visit the restored home and gardens
of actress Helen Hayes and her playwright husband, Charles
MacArthur, in the Hudson River Village of Nyack. In 1939,
Edward Hopper was commissioned by the actress and her
husband to paint a portrait of Pretty Penny, built in 1856.
The afternoon will include talks on the house and its
furnishings, the gardens, and the Edward Hopper
Location: Pretty Penny is located at 235 North Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960
Hosted by Elle Decor Magazine publisher, Barbara Hertz Friedmann,
and Radio-WQXR/WNYC host and producer, Elliott Forrest.
Contact: Rachael Solomon, Assistant Director for Development and Membership, firstname.lastname@example.org, 845.358.0774