Our education department hosts interesting and informative lectures, musical programs and workshops throughout the year to tie in with our exhibitions. Most programs are free with regular museum admission. Check the calendar for a schedule of upcoming programs.

Chasing Gatsby

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and all things Gatsby…Follow the journey from print to screen with excerpts from The Great Gatsby, read by stage and film actors John Bedford Lloyd and Anne Twomey, scenes from the films with commentary by Christine Vachon, producer of Z: The Beginning of Everything, starring Christina Ricci as Zelda Fitzgerald, and engaging […]

Museum After Hours

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Visit the Midnight Rum:  Long Island and Prohibition exhibition for free after hours. For a small fee enjoy a beer tasting and snacks on museum grounds.

Decoy Day

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Explore the museum’s duck decoy gallery and learn all about the art of decoy carving from local carvers. Day includes demonstrations and facilitated discussion. Free with regular museum admission. This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State […]