Family Day at the Hudson River Museum - Hudson River Museum
Hours: 12-5 pm
Price: Admission: $5; $3 children and seniors
511 Warburton Ave. - 914-963-4550
Yonkers, NY 10701
Description: A fun-filled family day with tours, performances creative projects and planetarium shows. Family Gallery Tours led by a Museum Educator will run all afternoon. Family Arts Projects: •Make a Paper Regatta and race it down the river. •Create a Monster Mural: Hastings artist Jennifer Smith shows participants how to make a monster mural. Paint big and paint new views of the Hudson and Thames Rivers. Performance: •At 3:30pm, "The Victorian Magic-Lantern Spring Show" by the American Magic-Lantern Theater. See an 1890's-style big screen show on a replica of the first slide projector. Learn how the magic-lantern show helped create New York's famous Adirondack Park and save the river's headwaters. Planetarium Shows: •At 12:30pm and 2pm, "Being There: From Cycloramas to Virtual Reality." Follow the evolution of the "immersive environment," from the cyclorama to today's planetarium. See panoramas of other worlds. Experience it. Be there.