A cultural campus located on the banks for the Hudson, the Hudson River Museum is your gateway to the Hudson Valley. Explore the changing art exhibitions, and our historic house, Glenview, watch a planetarium show, and discover Hudson Riverama, a hands-on gallery devoted to the ecology of the Hudson River.
More than 120 watercolor illustrations by Jerry Pinkney,a world-renowned artist and master of the American picture book, will be on view in the exhibition Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, from September 29 to January 13.
The first major overview of Jerry Pinkney’s 50-year career as a designer and illustrator, the exhibition follows his 2010 award of the Randolph Caldecott Medal for The Lion and the Mouse, the American Library Association. The Hudson River Museum is the only New York showing for this exhibition on national tour organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
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