Murder Mystery: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Set in a manor house in Devon, England, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles” tells the tale of horrific murders by a diabolical, supernatural hound that may still be haunting the surrounding moors. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson will investigate the most recent murder in the Winter Living Room of historic Hempstead House. (more…)

Dance Visions NY – Isadora Duncan & Contemporary Works

Dance Visions NY, under the direction of Beth Jucovy, honors the legendary choreographer Isadora Duncan’s dances, aesthetics, and techniques, which were created in the early 20th century – the very same era in which the Guggenheim Estate was formed. The company of ten dancers will perform a combination of Duncan’s works as well as site (more…)

White Party, A Benefit for Education Programming

SAVE THE DATE! You’re invited to a summer party on Thursday, August 10, at 7 – 10 pm in the opulent setting of Hempstead House and Rose Garden to benefit education programming at the Sands Point Preserve. The Education Fund supports the following programs and services: co-curricular programs for school visits (K-12) original STEAM-based nature programs (more…)

Halloween Ball in Hempstead House

Join us for a thrilling event in haunted Hempstead House and a tented ‘mausoleum’ in the dead rose garden… The evening begins with cocktails in the palm court and winter/summer living rooms – the bravest guests can venture through two scary floors of the Hempstead House of Horrors. The mansion’s organ will play scary tunes and a (more…)

Hempstead House of Horrors

Once a year at Halloween, the mysterious ghosts of of the former Guggenheim Estate come to life inside historic Hempstead House. The fright-filled show house spans three floors of the massive 50,000-square-foot mansion, including the subterranean dungeon. You’ll see horrific, spine-chilling scenes! Terrifying creatures are lurking everywhere. No one is safe – pray you don’t get lost or (more…)