Artist Melissa McGill proposed this project to the New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Preservation independently. McGill collaborated with a experienced team to translate this proposal into reality.
A new constellation emerges nightly over the Bannerman castle ruin on a mysterious island in the Hudson River, 50 miles north of New York City. Melissa McGill’s sculptural light-based public art project, Constellation, launched in June 2015 and is on view through 2017. This constellation connects past and present through this inspiring light-based public art project and brings new energy to this majestic part of the Hudson River, and the Hudson Highlands State Park. Read More.