Yonkers, New York
Wednesday–Sunday 12–5 pm
This multi-disciplinary cultural complex draws its identity from its gorgeous site on the banks of the Hudson River. See diverse art, tour a historic mansion, learn about the environment in a hands-on gallery and watch a space show in the Planetarium.
$: $7, $4/ages 3–18, $5/seniors & students
Current Kid-Friendly Exhibits:
•The Color of the Moon: Lunar Painting in American Art (through May 12)
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.
Eat & Treats: Grab authentic Middle Eastern food to go -- baba ganoush, shwarma, stuffed grape leaves and more -- or have a relaxing meal at casual nearby Yara’s Middle Eastern.
Other Tips: Save some time to walk down along the banks of the Hudson.
At This Location
- The Color of the Moon: Lunar Painting in American Art Friday, February 8–Sunday, May 12 11:00 am–6:00 pm
- Steampunk Sunday: Lunar Tendencies Sunday, March 24 12:00 pm–5:00 pm