First Friday at the Hudson River Museum

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April 04, 2014


Hudson River Museum


Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$5; $3 seniors/children 5-16 years old; free children ages 5 and younger

Event description: Celebrating "The Art of Video Games," the museum presents dance parties and video game discussions by video curators, extending its closing hours specially for the event.

Tonight: "Video Game Design." Discussion at 7pm; Dance Party at 8pm for ages 18 and older, hosted by Chiptune enthusiast, DJ Cutman. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. In 2012 Paola Antonelli, senior curator of architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art, announced MOMA's acquisition of 14 video games and "all hell broke loose." In her far-ranging, entertaining, and deeply insightful talk, she explains why she challenges traditional ideas about art in museums, and why design must be seen in all art forms - even video games. All ages.

Address: 511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: 914-963-4550

About Hudson River Museum

Standard hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 12-5pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: No
Stroller check: Yes
Bring food: Yes
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the unisex bathroom(s): No
Family bathroom: No

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. 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 with programs every weekend, special days for families and events throughout the year. 
Parking: Free
Nearest public transportation stop: Glenwood Station off Metro North Hudson Line; Shonnard Terrance on the 1 Buss
Play area: Indoor
Party room: Yes

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