Total Solar Eclipse

Thank you to all who celebrated this once-in-a-lifetime event at the Hudson River Museum and enjoyed special programs, including an in-person talk with former NASA astronaut Ron Garan, in the weeks and days leading up to Monday, April 8.

This project is supported by a Market New York grant awarded to the Hudson River Museum of Westchester from Empire State Development and I LOVE NY/New York State’s Division of Tourism through the Regional Economic Development Council initiative.


Photo: Camille Knop.

Super Solar Eclipse Saturday
Saturday, March 23, 11am–7pm
Programs featuring Ron Garan are generously sponsored by Betsy May Stern with additional support from Yolanda F. Johnson, Christina O’Neill, and Orange Bank & Trust Company. View photos of Super Solar Eclipse Saturday here.

Free First Fridays: Over the Moon
Friday, April 5, 5–8pm
Learn more about Free First Fridays: Over the Moon here.

Super Solar Eclipse Sunday
Sunday, April 7, 11am–5pm
Learn more about Super Solar Eclipse Sunday here.

Super Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
Monday, April 8, 2–5pm
Additional support for the Super Solar Eclipse Viewing Party was provided by Sound Associates. Learn more about Super Solar Eclipse Viewing Party here. See images below.

Hundreds Attend Sold-Out Eclipse Viewing Party in Yonkers
News 12 (April 8, 2024)

Solar Eclipse 2024: Making the Most of the Event
Good Day New York (April 8, 2024)

Hudson River Museum Prepares for Sold-Out Solar Eclipse Party
News 12 (April 7, 2024)

Astronaut Says Solar Eclipse Offers Rare Glimpse into ‘Cosmic Dance’ Seen from Space
New York Post (March 24, 2024)

Hudson River Museum Hosting Special Eclipse Program
CBS News (March 23, 2024)

NASA Astronaut and Yonkers Native Ron Garan Visits the Hudson River Museum
The Journal News (March 23, 2024)

Retired Astronaut Speaks About Upcoming Solar Eclipse at Hudson River Museum
News 12 (March 23, 2024)

On the Solar Eclipse and What It’s Like to Live in Space with Ron Garan, Yonkers Astronaut
The Journal News (March 20, 2024)


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