Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Avenue
Saturday, May 18th—Black is Beautiful
12:00–5:00pm: Dance to DJ Delon
1200–5:00pm: Sistah Gurls Catering Soul Food (for purchase).
12:30–4:30pm: Family Studio: Art
Join programs inspired by the Black Arts Movement of the 1960’s and 70’s and celebrate the cultural accomplishments of African Americans across a variety of media.
1:00–4:00pm: Drop In & Draw: Learn how to create your own persuasive work of art in a Drop In & Draw workshop led by a professional artist
1:30–2:30pm: Experience African and Modern dance performances by Youth Theatre Interactions
3:00–4:00pm: Groove to 1960s and 70s Philadelphia R& B songs by Kairos
1:00pm–4:00pm: Encounter pop-up readings by Junior Docents of celebrated writers and storytellers.
(Support provided by Art Bridges)
Sunday May 19th—Kite Festival for All Ages
12:00pm–5:00pm: DJ Delon plays music all day long
12:30–4:30pm: Make your own bird kite to fly around in our courtyard
12:30–4:30pm: Create a visual representation of the movement of kites in the wind in a drip painting workshop
1:30–3:30pm: Who Has Seen the Wind? Come together to create images of kites in the sky in a drop-in workshop with Teresa Pereira.
Kite contests - Kites in Motion facilitates contests with exciting prizes for 1st place winners!
1:30pm & 2:30pm: Highest Angle Kite Contents (youth and adults)
2:00 pm & 3:00 pm: 50 Yard Dash Contest (Kids only)
4:00pm: Most Unusual Kite Contest (Adults)
The Hudson River Museum is the largest cultural institution in Westchester County and a multidisciplinary complex that draws its identity from its site on the banks of the Hudson River, seeking to broaden the cultural horizons of all its visitors. The Museum collections focus on 19th-century through contemporary American Art; Glenview, an 1876 house on the National Register of Historic Places; Hudson Riverama, an environmental teaching gallery; a state-of-the-art, 120-seat planetarium, and a 400-seat outdoor amphitheater. It presents exhibitions, programs, teaching initiatives, research, collection, preservation, and conservation – a wide range of activities that interpret its collections, interests and communities. Hrm.org