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November 2017

Home School Day

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$5

Join us for this exciting opportunity for homeschool families. Explore In Harm's Way, our exhibition about natural disasters, and visit the Carriage galleries to learn how transportation and technology respond to the natural world.  Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Free for parents; $5 per student ($20 maximum per family).  Please call extension 212 for more information and to register.  

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Collaborative Book Club

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Enjoy a guided tour of LIM's Dog Days exhibition followed by a book discussion of One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibottsonwith Emma S. Clark librarians.  In-person registration begins Saturday, October 7 at the library.  Books will be supplied at time of registration.  For questions please call the library.  Recommended for students in grades 4 - 6 and their families.  This event is free. Book summary: All Hal had ever wanted was a dog. "Never!" cries his mother. "Think of…

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Hands-On Art: An Artist’s Best Friend

November 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$10

Visit the Dog Days exhibition and learn how dogs and people worked, played and lived together. Do you have a family dog? Use different materials to learn the elements of art and create your own canine inspired masterpiece. Recommended for students in grades K through 4. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Member discounts available. Register for any four Hands-On Art or Hands-On History classes to receive reduced fee per class.

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Hands-On History: Dogs with Jobs

November 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$10

Visit the Dog Days exhibition and learn how dogs accompanied Long Islanders at work.  Discuss the roles dogs played at home and at work and create a project using dogs as your inspiration.  Recommended for students in grades K through 4. Pre-registration and pre-payment required.  Member discount available. Register for any four Hands-On History or Hands-On Art programs to receive reduced fee per class.

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December 2017

Hands-On Art: Responding to the Natural World

December 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$10

Visit the In Harm's Way exhibition and discover how recent hurricanes and other big storms have affected Long Island's delicate shores.  Do you remember any big storms?  How did your family get ready and what would you do if your electricity stopped working? Use different materials to learn the elements of art and create your own nature inspired masterpiece. Recommended for students in grades K through 4. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Member discounts available. Register for any four Hands-On Art…

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