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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  • Edith Wharton Writing Competition Awards Ceremony

    Join us on Sunday, April 27 as we honor the local students who participated in The Mount's Edith Wharton Writing Competition....

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    Sun, Apr 27, 2014

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  • George Stacey and the Creation of American Chic: A Lecture with Author Maureen Footer

    In the 1930s, George Stacey shot to prominence with projects for fashion high-priestess Diana Vreeland and commissions for socialites with...

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    Sun, May 18, 2014

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  • Director Talk-Back and Screening of "Edith Wharton: The Sense of Harmony"

    This one-hour biography documents Edith Wharton's extraordinary life through interviews, rare documents, and archival footage including a brief glimpse of...

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    Sun, Jun 1, 2014

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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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  • Interpret Marginalia: A Painting Intensive at The Mount

    Prompted by Edith Wharton's scribbling in the end pages of her vast collection of books, each day artists will get...

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    Mon, Jun 9 - Fri, Jun 13, 2014

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  • America's Lost Playwright: Edith Wharton's Writing For The Stage

    Drawing on papers from the writer's archives, this talk by Laura Rattray explores Edith Wharton's largely forgotten work for the...

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    Thu, Jun 12, 2014

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  • SculptureNow Opening Reception

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

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    Sun, Jun 15, 2014

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  • A Sense of Place: "Private Gardens of the Hudson Valley" with author Jane Garmey

    Jane Garmey shares her insider's view of twenty-six gardens that are the subject of her latest book. Garmey was inspired...

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    Thu, Jun 19, 2014

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  • Community Day at The Mount

    Spend the day at one of the most beautiful spots in the Berkshires: The Mount! On Sunday, June 8, we invite...

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    Sun, Jun 29, 2014

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  • Food Adventures at The Mount: Session 1

    In partnership with The Nutrition Center, The Mount is presenting a four day Food Adventures summer program June 30 - July 3....

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    Mon, Jun 30 - Thu, Jul 3, 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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  • Food Adventures at The Mount: Session 2

    In partnership with The Nutrition Center, The Mount is presenting a week-long Food Adventures summer program July 7 - July 11. Food...

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    Mon, Jul 7 - Fri, Jul 11, 2014

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  • The Mystery of Mobiles Revealed

    Join us for a sculpture workshop for children and their families, guided by Ann Jon, exhibiting sculptor and Director of...

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    Sat, Jul 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, Jul 13, 2014

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  • Bingo Night

    While the Whartons preferred to use their terrace for ping pong and star gazing, Edith would certainly have approved of...

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    Thu, Jul 17, 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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  • What They Wore to War: Dressing American Relief Workers in the Great War

    In honor of the 100th anniversary of World War I, Dr. Alan Price will tell the story of three important...

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    Thu, Jul 31, 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, Aug 17, 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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