AHA! A House for Arts

The Saving of Olana | An American Treasure

Clip | 9m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

Overlooking the majestic Catskill Mountains and scenic Hudson River, Olana is the great masterpiece of American landscape painter, Frederic Edwin Church. Church designed the picturesque landscape, network of carriage roads, farm complex & Persian inspired villa that comprise the estate. This film recounts the dramatic rescue of a national treasure that nearly escaped disbursement in the mid-1960s.

Aired: 04/05/16

Rating: NR

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AHA! A House for Arts is a local public television program presented by WMHT.

Support provided by M&T Bank, the Leo Cox Beach Philanthropic Foundation, and is also provided by contributors to the WMHT Venture Fund including Chet and Karen Opalka, Robert & Doris …