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July 2019

Puttin’ on the Ritz

July 18 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Part II of our 80th Anniversary Event Series:  Music Fine dining by Bliss Restaurant among the Long Island Museum's world-class carriages. That's right, we're opening up one of the galleries in the Carriage Museum for this special evening. Afterward, we'll move outside to the lawn where Tom Manuel of the Jazz Loft and his 7-piece Ensemble Jazz Band will perform music from 1939, the year the Long Island Museum was born! Reminisce 80 years of the Long Island Museum while…

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Walt Whitman, William Sidney Mount & the Sounds of the 19th Century

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$20

The LIM in collaboration with Red Skies Music Ensemble presents this research-based program which weaves together an engaging narrative with live musical performance, theatrical cameos and large screen images to explore Whitman and Mount’s interconnected biographies and how music was an essential part of their creative lives. With music performance as the portal, the audience hears what is seen in Mount’s genre art and feels what is heard in the poetry of Whitman, a self-described “bard” of “songs”. Favorite tunes…

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The Day We Walked On The Moon

July 20 @ 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

1969, orbiting Earth, three astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, and Buzz Aldrin set out on a likely death mission that could only end in one of three ways: land, abort, or crash. The Long Island Museum invites you to join us on Saturday, July 20th to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with a screening of @SmithsonianChannel's The Day We Walked on the Moon. 5pm in the Gillespie Room. Admission is free

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The Day We Walked On The Moon

July 20 @ 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

1969, orbiting Earth, three astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, and Buzz Aldrin set out on a likely death mission that could only end in one of three ways: land, abort, or crash.
The Long Island Museum invites you to join us on
Saturday, July 20th to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with a screening of @SmithsonianChannel's The Day We Walked on the Moon.
5pm in the Gillespie Room. Admission is free

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The Art of Imagination

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 26, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Get in touch with your create side! Let your children's imaginations run wild while taking inspiration from our Face to Face, Gracefully Chic and Walt Whitman's Arcadia exhibitions. Projects including self-portraits, landscapes and personalized wardrobes will be explored in our wonderful art studio. Sign up for one or both sessions (see July 16-19). Recommended for children ages 6-10. Price is per student for one 4-day session. Member discount available.

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