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July 2017
$7 - $12

Film Screening: Sour Grapes

July 6 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Set in the super-fast, super-rich world of LA and New York during the financial boom of the early 2000s, in the lead up to the 2008 financial crash, and featuring the obsessive collectors, outraged wine producers, suspect auction houses, and specialist FBI sleuths, SOUR GRAPES is an ‘Emperor’s new clothes’ fable for the modern age. The film traces the story of the millions of dollars made from the sale of fake vintage wine, which flooded a susceptible luxury market with…

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Blues and Brews with Beaucoup Blue and Bob Westcott

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Beaucoup Blue is the father and son Philadelphia-based duo of David and Adrian Mowry.  Although blues is a staple of their repertoire, they also cite musical influences from folk, soul, R&B, jazz, country and bluegrass.  A handsome range of instruments, including six and 12-string guitars, slide guitar, and dobro and their two soulful voices blend together like only family members can.  You'll hear their original compositions as well as some blues classics.  They have recently released their 4th CD, ELIXIR.…

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Senior Tuesday: Lumen Martin Winter

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Seniors 62 and older will enjoy a free, self-guided tour of Lumen Martin Winter:  An Artist Rediscovered in the Art Museum. Lumen Martin Winter was an important American public artist for more than 50 years, with major murals and commissions at the United Nations, the AFL-CIO Building in Washington, DC, and the official insignia for NASA’s Apollo Lunar Landing Project. Winter created boldly colorful and energetically expressive projects, exhibiting a wide array of influences. Now, for the very first time…

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Art and the Apollo 13 Mission

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum curator for spaceflight memorabilia and space science fiction objects Dr. Margaret Weitekamp will explain the links between murals and mission patches, including Lumen Martin Winter’s mural, “Steeds of Apollo.” Winter’s mural exemplified a particularly American tradition connecting fine art to spaceflight and Weitekamp will discuss the rich history of spaceflight mission patch designs. Plus, hear the unusual story of the Apollo 13 Robbins medallions, which featured “Steeds of Apollo” imagery and were carried aboard the famous flight…

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Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Join author and self-proclaimed historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman for a delicious discussion about food! Sarah will talk about her latest book Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine, followed by an in depth look at crops and food grown in the New York area. This program is free with regular museum admission.

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