The mission of Historic Hudson Valley is to celebrate the history, architecture, landscape, and material culture of the Hudson Valley, advancing its importance and thereby assuring its preservation.
Historic Hudson Valley is a museum of historic sites – buildings, landscapes, and collections. A not-for-profit educational organization, it owns, restores, preserves, interprets, and promotes historic landmarks of national significance within the Hudson Valley for the benefit and enjoyment of the public. The sites possess documented historical integrity, architectural distinction, superb decorative and fine arts collections, and exceptional importance of landscape and setting.
In order to achieve its mission, Historic Hudson Valley seeks:
- To interpret the history and culture of the Hudson Valley with meticulous attention to accuracy based on thorough research.
- To present each site and its historical significance in the context of key humanities themes as they evolved in the region.
- To create programming that responds to the various learning styles and evolving interests of visitors and, where appropriate, draws on advanced communications technology.
- To make programs and sites accessible and welcoming to all members of the community.
- To maintain the highest standards of preservation management at all sites.
- To safeguard collections through on-going research, documentation, and conservation.
- To forge mutually beneficial alliances with like-minded organizations.
Programs are made possible, in part, by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County Government.
Programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
The reinterpretation of Philipsburg Manor has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Historic Hudson Valley's financial filings can be found at www.guidestar.org.