Monday, May 27, 2024

SATURDAY, June 1, 2024: Westchester Sketchers at the Hammond Museum and Stroll Gardens

 Feel the Peace and Wisdom of Nature at the Hammond

A visit to The Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden is a chance to experience the peace of nature and the wisdom of Eastern culture, right in Westchester County. These weeks are the most colorful in the Japanese Stroll Garden with the many azaleas, Japanese primrose, yellow iris, and water lilies all blooming brightly.

Located in North Salem, New York, The Hammond Museum serves visitors worldwide with Japanese art and a beautifully-preserved 3.5-acre Japanese stroll garden. Come take a walk and sketch in the gardens, or see the art on show in the museum's galleries. The museum offers changing exhibits, lectures, and programs that reflect the intersection of Eastern and Western cultures.


DATE: SATURDAY, June 1, 2024

Start time: 11 AM (Note: Later start time)

LOCATION: The Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden
28 Deveau Road, North Salem, NY 10560-2115 
Phone: 914-669-5033

DIRECTIONS: Take I-684 to Exit 7. Take Route 116 East to Salem Center. Follow signs for the Hammond Museum on June Road north until reaching Deveau Road.

Transportation from NYC: Take METRO NORTH Harlem line trains to Croton Falls. From the Croton Falls station, the museum recommends taking a Taxi or Car Service to the museum. 

LUNCH: Since we will be starting later, we will not stop for lunch, please bring your own lunch/snack and water.

SHOW and TELL: 3:00 PM.  We will share our drawings and tell stories.  This is the social part of our day and should not be missed.

Museum hours: 11-5 PM   
Admission: Adults $12, Seniors $8.
- Bring a stool if you have one.  It gives you more options.
- Dress for sunshine and warm temperatures.  
- Bring a hat and sunscreen.

Please RSVP to Cathy Gutterman at

Looking for us? 
Call/text: Cathy at (914) 625-0766 

There are no fees. All drawing skill levels are welcome.

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