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April 2017
$7

Film Screening: I Am Not Your Negro

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Built around James Baldwin’s unfinished 1979 book about the lives and successive assassinations of his friends Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Director Raoul Peck’s I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO delves into the complex legacy of those three lives and deaths that permanently marked the American social and political landscape. Peck assembles archival footage, photographs and contentious TV clips, adding current camera feeds from demonstrations against police shootings. With a voice-over by Samuel L. Jackson, one hears Baldwin’s…

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$20

Chamber Music Concert

April 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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North Shore Pro Musica will present a French program featuring Messaien's Quartet for the End of Time.  Performance takes place in the Carriage Museum's Gillespie Room and tickets are available at the door.  Discounted for LIM and North Shore Pro Musica members and students.

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Senior Tuesday – Edible Eden

April 18 @ 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 Edible Eden:  The Art of Long Island's Forests, Fields and Waters.  Discover how different artists have depicted Long Island's bounties.  Senior Tuesday is sponsored by Jefferson's Ferry.

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Food and American Culture

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Susan Evans, Director of Food History Programs at the Smithsonian will discuss how and why food can be used as a tool for connecting people with the complexities of American History.  Come early and visit Edible Eden:  The Art of Long Island's Forests, Fields and Waters in the Art Museum.  Discover how different artists have depicted Long Island's rich bounties.  Free with regular museum admission.

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$22

Brook Williams in Concert

April 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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The Long Island Museum, WUSB-FM Radio and the Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council present an evening with Brook Williams. Enjoy a visit from this amazing bluesman who has been described as “a fret monster who has to be seen to be believed.” His musical vision spans continents and genres, blues, jazz, slide, finger-style, with funky chords, walking bass lines and fiery riffs. Originally from Statesboro Georgia, Williams emerged from the Boston blues scene to eventually record twenty-two albums, developing a…

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