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The Color of the Moon: Lunar Painting in American Art

The Color of the Moon- Lunar Painting in American Art

Feb 8, 2019 @ 6:00 am - May 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

Free with museum admission

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.