Upcoming EventsThu 22August 22 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFri 23August 23 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmMon 26August 26 at 10:00 am - 11:00 amTue 27August 27 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmTue 27August 27 at 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
ARFitecture At Madoo!
The Madoo Conservancy is proud to partner with Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons to present Luke Louchheim’s ARFitecture doghouse project which will be auctioned at the Bow Wow Meow Ball on August 17 at ARF Hamptons. Stop by Madoo on Friday, August 16 from noon to 4 p.m or by appointment to view the creations of Donna Karan and her daughter Gabby Karan de Felice, Steven Gambrel, and Robert Wilson.
In 2019 we are excited to celebrate our 25th anniversary as a public garden! Madoo was established in 1967 by artist, writer, and gardener, Robert Dash, became a 501 (c) 3 non-profit in 1994 and opened its doors to the public.
Tuesdays, July 16 to August 27, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Paint Club is back for summer 2019! Ages 10 and up. Learn step by step instruction on painting techniques, composition development and more. Each week will feature the style of a different famous East End artist.
Tuesdays, July 16 to August 27, 4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Our popular art classes for youngsters five to eight years old. Artist Karyn Mannix will be leading hands-on art classes in the garden based on local East End painters. Let your child’s inner Robert Dash out!
Off-Site: Madoo on Shelter Island
The Madoo Conservancy is pleased to collaborate with our friends at The Perlman Music Program, as both institutions celebrate 25th anniversaries, with an off-site Robert Dash exhibition on view during PMP’s Stires-Stark Alumni Recital Series on August 16, 17, 30 and 31. The exhibition includes a series of lithographs Dash produced in 1971 along with his friend, poet James Schuyler.
Join us in the summer studio for our next exhibition, Fields and Fences, Paintings 1998-99, a selection of paintings by Robert Dash, on view from August 9 to October 12, 2019.
Summer Painting Classes
Have the muses of artistic creativity been calling your name? Join us with artist Roisin Bateman for adult summer painting classes in the gardens and historic interiors of the Madoo Conservancy.
at MadooJoin us at 10:00 a.m. on Mondays for an hour of books and songs in the garden, featuring storytellers from the Hampton Library at the ready to keep your child enthralled with stories from near and far. Pack a picnic lunch and hang out a while. Please contact the Hampton Library to confirm dates and times, or if the weather is questionable. Free!
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Did You Know?
Now’s the time to plant spring blooming bulbs and and what fairer flower than the tulip is there? But try planting Species Tulips, a special class of tulip that have not been over-bred. They are the type found in Ottoman paintings and were probably around at the time of the tulip bubble in 1637. Try T. Clusiana (above), with its pretty candy cane coloring or T. Acuminata that has thin petals in orange and red making it look like a flame. Plus they tend to last for years.
by Alejandro SaraleguiDear Friends, Last year we were justly proud of our accomplishments restoring the summer house and studio. This summer we have begun to see the benefits of our wonderful new space. We’ve held art classes for the campers of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center, The Rolston Quartet from Montreal performed as part of the free pop-up concerts of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, and just two weeks ago we had our first film screening. …Learn more
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