Hudson River Museum is pleased to announce that Pedro Betanzos is the HRM’s new Manager of Youth and Family Programs, after serving as Interim Manager since December 2021. As a former Junior Docent himself, and bilingual in English and Spanish, Pedro brings an important community perspective to his work and a clear understanding of the
Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres Visits the Hudson River Museum, Speaks with Junior Docents
Hudson River Museum was honored to welcome António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, and Catarina Vaz Pinto, Councillor of Culture for the City of Lisbon, Portugal, over the weekend.
This year, the HRM is proud to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Junior Docent Program, an award-winning teen leadership program, and to applaud the exceptional Yonkers high school students who are an integral part of the Museum.
As Manager, Youth and Family Programs, Garcia Choy will be responsible for the award-winning Junior Docents, a teen leadership program at the HRM, and all family programs, designing and facilitating programming for access and outreach to build community engagement and provide a welcoming, comfortable, and inclusive environment for visitors of all ages.
Natalia Villota Montoya is one of twelve HRM Junior Docents who recently participated in a photography workshop organized with the Cooperstown Graduate Program and the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum in Inwood. Selections of their work are featured in Food for Thought: Teen Perspectives on Scarcity and Abundance, on view at the Museum through September 15. Read about Natalia’s experience with the workshop.