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  • SculptureNow was founded in The Berkshires in 1998 to promote the experience and knowledge of sculpture through exhibitions and educational outreach, and to offer artists venues for showing their work in the community.For the past eleven years, they have collaborated with The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home in Lenox, MA, installing marvelously varied large-scale works by international artists all around The Mount’s gorgeous grounds, wooded paths, and gardens.
  • The Mount is a National Historic Landmark and cultural center in Lenox, Massachusetts dedicated to the intellectual, artistic, and humanitarian legacy of Edith Wharton, whose works include classic novels such as “The Age of Innocence” and “The House of Mirth.”Executive Director of The Mount, Susan Wissler, joins us to tell us about seasonal happenings.
  • One of the writers who took part in a Lenox, Massachusetts residency program last month is working on a memoir about her experiences with the prison industrial complex as a Black woman, mother, and abolitionist.
  • A residency program at the historic home of Edith Wharton is bringing writers to Lenox, Massachusetts.
  • NightWood is an immersive sound and light experience set against the backdrop of The Mount in Lenox. Visitors can meander through the woods and gardens for an ethereal experience that evokes wonder and awakens the imagination. Susan Wissler is Executive Director of The Mount.
  • Pandemics and peak experiences aren’t usually mentioned in the same breath. But I had something resembling one in May 2021 when I attended a concert at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s stately home in Lenox, Massachusetts. The performers were Soprano Sonja Tengblad and contralto Emily Marvosh, with Joseph Turvessi on the piano.
  • Founded in 1998, SculptureNow presents an annual exhibition of outdoor sculpture on the grounds of Edith Wharton’s historic home and gardens The Mount in Lenox, Massachusetts. The grounds of The Mount - and therefore, access to view the SculptureNow works, are free and open to the public from dawn to dusk.This year’s exhibition includes 30 works by artists from all over the United States - on view through October 19.ScuptureNow Executive Director Ann John and Executive Assistant Emily Robinson take us around to talk about the art and the artists.
  • SculptureNow is an organization that presents sculpture exhibitions and sculpture educational programs to the general public, students, and vision-impaired visitors.After a year off, this year’s SculptureNow exhibition of large-scale contemporary sculptures is on view through October 13th at Edith Wharton’s The Mount - a National Historic Landmark in Lenox, Massachusetts.
  • Susan Wissler, executive director at The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home, joins us in the studio this morning to discuss their 2021 summer programs and…
  • The Mount, Edith Wharton’s home in Lenox, Massachusetts, was awarded a $300,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities earlier this summer.…