Hudson River Museum Wins Two Best of Westchester Awards
For the second year in a row, the Hudson River Museum was selected as a top Readers’ Pick in Westchester Magazine’s Best of Westchester 2019. For the first time the Museum has been named Best Tourist Attraction while also garnering Best Place for a Date Night (Other Than a Restaurant) in the Fun & Leisure category for the second year in a row. The 19th annual Best of Westchester celebrates 121 Editors’ and 243 Readers’ Picks, the latter resulting from more than 32,000 ballots submitted from December to January.
Masha Turchinsky, Director of the Hudson River Museum, states, “It’s a true honor to once again be a named a Best of Westchester winner. These awards demonstrate how much the Museum is valued throughout the County and beyond. We make it a priority to listen to our audiences and offer new experiences and fun and unique ways to experience art, science, and history. It’s incredibly rewarding to see that our enthusiasm for the public is reciprocated by our visitors.” The Museum will be onsite at the Best of Westchester Party on Wednesday, July 24, with a table that includes fun giveaways, activities, and a raffle with chances to win unique prizes and passes to upcoming events.
In the past year, the Hudson River Museum has welcomed record-breaking attendance, with visitors from 37 states across the US. Throughout the summer, there will be many opportunities to explore the Museum and see how the HRM lives up to the “Best” title in each category. The HRM is offering a dynamic season of performances in the HRM Amphitheater, plus free evening hours on Fridays and Saturdays from 5–8pm from July 5–August 31, 2019, and two Happy Hours on Saturday, July 13 and Friday, August 16, 6–8pm, with a cash bar and DJs.
- Can I Get A Witness: Photographs by Herb Snitzer
- Through Our Eyes: Milestones and Memories of African Americans in Yonkers
- Art and Identity: Highlights from the Collections of the Hudson River Museum and Art Bridges
- Adapt, React, Interact: 50 Years of Architecture at the HRM
- A Century of Lunar Photography and Beyond
- Food for Thought: Teen Perspectives on Scarcity and Abundance
(Alimento para el pensamiento: Perspectivas de adolescentes sobre la escasez y la abundancia)
Opens September 13
- Discover the Hudson Anew: James McElhinney and the Art of Seeing
- Janelle Lynch: Another Way of Looking at Love
Opens November 21