Constellation Artist to Give Family Tour

Melissa McGill will host parents and children 5 and younger

A new constellation emerges nightly over the Bannerman Castle ruin on a mysterious island in the Hudson River. Melissa McGill will guide a tour of her sculptural light-based project, Constellation, designed for families with children ages 5 and younger, on Friday, Oct. 2. The tour boat will depart from the Beacon Institute Floating Dock in Beacon at 5:45 p.m.

McGill will be joined by nature science educator Evan Miklos of the Randolph School. Tickets are $45 per adult and $40 per child and include the boat ride, the guided tour of Bannerman Island and a hands-on activity. Visit for tickets or phone 347-244-3044 for more information.

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