The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

Let our guides transport you back in time to the Gilded Age and experience the unparalleled beauty of Edith Wharton's historic house and gardens.

2 Plunkett St., Lenox, MA 01240

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Tour the house and gardens, enjoy lunch on the terrace, shop in the book store, or just relax and enjoy the surroundings. Live music Friday and Saturday evenings in July and August. This summer, we are pleased to partner with SculptureNow on an exhibition of contemporary large-scale outdoor sculptures featuring 24 nationally acclaimed artists. For more information and our calendar of events visit EdithWharton.org.

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  • Wharton on Wednesday

    Enjoy summer afternoons on The Mount's view-rich Terrace while listening to Wharton's short stories read by professional actors. Gardens are...

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    Wed, Jun 4 - Wed, Aug 27, 2014

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  • Music After Hours

    Join us on the Terrace for a rousing blend of traditional and modern music with influences from the Americas and...

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    Fri, Jul 4 - Sat, Aug 30, 2014

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  • Shakespeare & Company Present Romeo and Juliet

    The most timeless tale of love, Romeo and Juliet, will be performed in the Dell 'bare Bard' style with only 6...

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    Sat, Jul 19 - Sat, Aug 23, 2014

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  • The Touchstones Series: In Conversation with Scott Stossel

    The Mount welcomes cultural critic and author Kate Bolick for a series of interviews with contemporary writers focusing on the...

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    Fri, Aug 22, 2014

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  • The Touchstones Series: In Conversation with Jennifer Finney Boylan

    The Mount welcomes cultural critic and author Kate Bolick for a series of interviews with contemporary writers focusing on the...

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    Fri, Aug 29, 2014

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  • Coming Alive: Storytelling on Stage

    The Mount is teaming up with massmouth, DigBoston's pick for Best Storytelling, for an evening of riveting narrative in its...

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    Fri, Sep 5, 2014

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  • The Amy Clampitt Memorial Reading with Sharon Olds

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Sharon Olds, known for her intensely personal poetry, will read from her selected works. This program is...

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    Fri, Sep 12, 2014

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  • SculptureNow Guided Tour

    This season, The Mount, in partnership with SculptureNow, is pleased to welcome back an exhibition of 24 large-scale outdoor sculptures. Join...

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    Sun, Sep 14, 2014

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  • SculptureNow Guided Tour

    This season, The Mount, in partnership with SculptureNow, is pleased to welcome back an exhibition of 24 large-scale outdoor sculptures. Join...

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    Sun, Oct 12, 2014

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