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July 2017

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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August 2017

Senior Tuesday: Midnight Rum

August 8 @ 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 Midnight Rum: Long Island and Prohibition, on display in the Visitors Center. An exhibit about Prohibition is an opportunity to look at an important national story as experienced through the lives of New Yorkers, both rural and urban.  The thirteen-year “noble experiment” was rooted in more than a century of activism by temperance advocates who sought to first limit alcohol consumption and then to ban it entirely. From New…

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The New York Women Who Dismantled Prohibition

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Museum of the City of New York’s Puffin Foundation Curator of Social Activism Sarah Seidman joins us for a fascinating look at the role The Women’s Organization for National Prohibition Reform played during this time period. Hear incredible stories and learn the history behind this movement!  Afterward, visit the Midnight Rum exhibition, on display in the Visitors Center.

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