Earth Day 2019 Events
Presented in conjunction with our trailblazing exhibition Hudson Rising, which explores the environmental history of that great New York waterway, we are proud to celebrate Earth Day 2019 all weekend with a line-up of fun and engaging activities for visitors of all ages.
SATURDAY, APRIL 20 – MONDAY, APRIL 22, 1–3 PM
Activism! Artmaking for April School Vacation Week
Drop in to learn about centuries of ecological change and environmental activism along the Hudson River. Kids will also have the chance to make their very own Hudson River School-inspired art using recycled materials!
SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 12–4 PM
Get Involved with EcoFest!
Meet organizations on the front lines of environmental crises and the battle against climate change. Learn about their work and how you can get involved to make your voice heard.
12:30 PM AND 2 PM Hudson Rising Docent Tour
Dive deeper into Hudson Rising with intriguing narratives, behind-the-scenes anecdotes, and unique insights as you are guided by a Museum docent. Free with Museum Admission
MONDAY, APRIL 22
The Museum will be open on Monday, April 22, for Earth Day
3 PM Hudson Rising Docent Tour
Join us on an immersive exploration that blends biology, science, activism, art, and history to reveal how individual activists fought for the Hudson River's protection. And discover new ideas from experts who are creating ways to restore and re-engineer New York's river and shoreline areas.
7 PM Singing for Change: How Folk Music Helped Save the Hudson
Get inspired by folk legend Pete Seeger's passion for protecting the Hudson River as acclaimed recording artist, performer, and producer Richard Barone discusses his legacy and sings his songs. Enjoy a glass of wine while you listen!