HRM Launches SC Hudson River Museum App

The Hudson River Museum is thrilled to announce that it has teamed up with Second Canvas to create SC Hudson River Museum, a free app that allows you to experience 10 works from our collection like never before. This forward thinking collaboration represents an important step in the preservation of our collection for generations to come. Explore incredible details and discover stories hidden within the artworks by using scModule’s super high-resolution zoom and unique storytelling features.

Here is James Bard’s The Hudson River Steamboat “Francis Skiddy,” painted in 1859. SC Hudson River Museum reveals an unexpected painting within a painting. Download the app today and share your favorite details with us!

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More than 75 museums throughout the world have participated in scModules, a Second Canvas project developed by MadPixel, the world leader in super high-resolution digitization. We will count ourselves among premier institutions such as Museo Nacional del Prado (Spain), Mauritshuis (Netherlands), and the National Gallery of Denmark. The Hudson River Museum is excited to have joined the ranks of such illustrious cultural institutions in working with Second Canvas and congratulates all on their Second Canvas projects.

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Image: James Bard (American, 1815–1897). The Hudson River Steamboat “Francis Skiddy,” 1859. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Hudson River Museum (58.32.3).