Currents

Mourning in the Victorian Era and Glenview

During a time when infant mortality was high and doctors were unable to prevent the spread of disease, the act of mourning became a frequent and public affair—one that also spread to Glenview. A selection of the Museum’s collection of Victorian mourning items is on view through November 17.

The Goblins Are Back at Nybelwyck Hall

Nybelwyck Hall is decorated for the fall/Halloween season until Sunday, November 17. We are thrilled to partner with Darren T. Scala from D. Thomas Fine Miniatures, of Cold Spring, New York, and his minions of talented artists who have created a selection of seasonal miniatures to decorate this extraordinary dollhouse.

A Letter to Future Junior Docents

Junior Docent Program Alumna Kathleen Leite, Class of 2019, writes a heartfelt letter to potential and future Junior Docents.

Women Make History With First All-Female Space Walk

This morning, two astronauts donned spacesuits and stepped outside the International Space Station to make repairs. While the task was routine, the participants were not; this was the first time both astronauts on a spacewalk were women. Planetarium Manager Marc Taylor reflects on this historic moment.

A Global Guest Who Inspires: António Guterres, Secretary-General of the UN, Visits the HRM

On Sunday, September 29, we were thrilled and honored to welcome António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, to the HRM. We at the Museum find great inspiration in his tireless dedication to confronting climate change, advancing gender and educational equity, and promoting social justice around the globe.

Visualizing Climate Change—A Tall Order

It’s Climate Week NYC and hundreds of political leaders, activists, and representatives of various nations have gathered at the UN to address climate change. It’s also FridaysForFuture, and millions are again marching in a climate strike around the world. At the HRM, we visualized climate change over time by printing out an illustration by Randall Munroe of XKCD.

Special Update

Masha Turchinsky, Director, and Thomas A. D’Auria, Chair, Board of Trustees, announce exciting improvements coming to the Hudson River Museum, thanks to support from the Westchester County Board of Legislators, the City of Yonkers, and New York State.

Art & Identity Portraiture Workshops

A selection of works by participants in our special public programs series led by professional artists.

Greyston Bakery Features HRM’s Senior Attendant Guard Kenya Reece

Hudson River Museum Senior Attendant Guard Kenya Reece was recently interviewed at the Museum for Greyston Bakery’s PathMakers In Action series.

Meet Me on the Moon at the Hudson River Museum

Meet Me on the Moon at the Hudson River Museum is a selection of artworks from the culminating exhibition that was held at Museum School 25 in June. On view at the Museum through October 29, 2019.