Collection Highlights

The Hudson River Museum’s permanent collection contains nearly 18,000 objects, including paintings, sculptures, works on paper, photographs, decorative arts, costumes, textiles, graphic design, historical objects, and ephemera. In addition, the Museum also has an extensive collection of documentary photography and archival materials.

Among the selection of 150 highlights below are works by Hudson River School artists James Renwick Brevoort, Samuel Colman, Jasper F. Cropsey, and Asher B. Durand, and such notable artists as Red Grooms, Hiram Powers, and Sylvia Sleigh. Recent acquisitions include works by Derrick Adams, Ebony Bolt, and Robert Zakanitch.

The Hudson River Museum recently launched SC Hudson River Museum, a free app that allows you to experience 10 of our collection highlights with super high-resolution zoom and unique storytelling features. Read more on Currents.

Paintings

The Coming of Night

Frank Russell Green

The Coming of Night

ca. 1904–8

Moon Sites

James Hendricks

Moon Sites

1969

Central Rhythm

Yvonne Thomas

Central Rhythm

1967

Self-Portrait: Flamenco

Anna Walinska

Self-Portrait: Flamenco

1939

The Curvey II

Winfred Rembert

The Curvey II

2014

Azalea (Portrait of Helen Abbe Howson)

John White Alexander

Azalea (Portrait of Helen Abbe Howson)

1885

In the Woods

George Inness

In the Woods

Early 1880s

The Side Paddlewheel “Francis Skiddy”

James Bard

The Side Paddlewheel “Francis Skiddy”

1859 Currently on view
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Works on Paper

The Moon

Amy (Frisbie Blair) Jones

The Moon

1973

Flag

Hannelore Baron

Flag

ca. 1972

The Outdoor Lunch Counter

Isabel Bishop

The Outdoor Lunch Counter

1950

The Underworld

Ann McCoy

The Underworld

1980

From Another Room

Merle Perlmutter

From Another Room

1974

The Bathers

William H. Redding after Winslow Homer

The Bathers

1873

Guided by the Goddess

Judy Chicago

Guided by the Goddess

1985

Untitled

Susan Hall

Untitled

1971
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Sculptures

Victory

Evelyn Longman

Victory

1908

Model for Proposed Painting of Constellations on the Hudson River Museum Planetarium Dome

Richard Haas

Model for Proposed Painting of Constellations on the Hudson River Museum Planetarium Dome

Late 1990s Currently on view

Butterville Road Intersection

Marcia Clark

Butterville Road Intersection

2011

Keon and Jeanine

Rigoberto Torres

Keon and Jeanine

1995 Currently on view

Sky Enclosure

Louise Nevelson

Sky Enclosure

1973

Botanical Dreams in the Concrete Jungle

Ebony Bolt

Botanical Dreams in the Concrete Jungle

2017 Currently on view

Diana

Paul Manship

Diana

1925

Eve Disconsolate

Hiram Powers

Eve Disconsolate

1871 Currently on view
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Decorative Arts, Costumes, & Textiles

Woman’s Swimsuit

Artist unknown

Woman’s Swimsuit

ca. 1925–30

Man’s Swimsuit

Artist unknown

Man’s Swimsuit

ca. 1920

Hunterdon County Signature Quilt

Unknown maker

Hunterdon County Signature Quilt

ca. 1860–90 Currently on view

Crazy Quilt

Ernestine Turk, Pincus Turk

Crazy Quilt

1886 Currently on view

Pieced Sampler Quilt

Adolph Schermer

Pieced Sampler Quilt

ca. 1887 Currently on view

Bicentennial Quilt

Ellanora Kolb, Anna McDonough, Pauline Ringler

Bicentennial Quilt

1976 Currently on view

Westchester Unity Quilt

HRM Education Staff, Docents, and Other Program Participants

Westchester Unity Quilt

1993–4 Currently on view

Anson Baldwin Quilt

Ladies of St. John’s Church

Anson Baldwin Quilt

1847
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Photographs

Miss M., of Washington

Rose Clark, Elizabeth Flint Wade

Miss M., of Washington

ca. 1900

Ludlow Boys on the Hudson River

George Daniell

Ludlow Boys on the Hudson River

ca. 1938

Duke Kahanamoku with His Redwood Surfboard

Photographer unknown

Duke Kahanamoku with His Redwood Surfboard

ca. 1925

Aileen Allen (Left) and Another Woman with Surfboards

Photographer unknown

Aileen Allen (Left) and Another Woman with Surfboards

ca. 1925

Swimming Pool at Tibbetts Brook Park [Yonkers]

Kathy Gardner

Swimming Pool at Tibbetts Brook Park [Yonkers]

1991

My Mother, My Son

Mary Frey

My Mother, My Son

2004

Untitled (Peter Beard with dog) in Red Book #124

Andy Warhol

Untitled (Peter Beard with dog) in Red Book #124

Girls Sunbathing from the Domestic Rituals series

Mary Frey

Girls Sunbathing from the Domestic Rituals series

1979–83
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