The Color of the Moon: Lunar Painting in American Art
February 8 @ 6:00 am - May 12 @ 2:00 pm
See a stunning exhibition devoted to the allure of the moon for American painters, whose art has reflected the eternal fascination with our closest celestial body as it developed from the early 1810s through the late 1960s. Features more than 60 works of art, highlighting key painters who depicted the moon, from the early nineteenth-century masterpieces of Thomas Cole, the father of the Hudson River School, to late works by famed illustrator Norman Rockwell. Learn about the moon and the sky in hourly Planetarium shows and photos in A Century of Lunar Photography and Beyond.
In a new Planetarium show, ravel with Jack and Annie, stars of the Magic Tree House best-selling children’s book series, as they search for answers to a mysterious riddle they discover in a written note signed “–M.”