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.
Join us for a day in uptown Manhattan beginning with an exploration of the legendary Apollo Theater. Take a behind-the-scenes tour and stroll across the stage as you learn about the past, the present and future of the theater and its surrounding neighborhood. Enjoy a savory lunch at Lido, the newest venture by Executive Chef […]
Join us for this engaging day-long event focusing on seminal changes that took place across the region. Topics of discussion include suburban and economic trends, the 1964065 New York World’s Fair, the local Civil Rights Movement, regional architecture and Long Island’s popular music. Admission granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is limited. Pre-registration and […]
Take a guided tour of the Long Island Museum’s Long Island in the Sixties exhibition. Afterward, Carolyn Emerson, Reference Librarian at Emma S. Clark Memorial Library will lead a discussion of That Night by Alice McDermott. Learn about the social mores of the 1960s through reflections of the past from a teenage couple. Register and pick […]
No house better reflects the personality and interests of its owner than Theodore Roosevelt’s cherished Sagamore Hill. With previously unpublished photographs and a room-by-room guide to the house and grounds, historian Bill Bleyer recounts bygone days at Roosevelt’s haven. After the discussion, Bleyer will host a signing of his new book Sagamore Hill: Theodore Roosevelt’s […]
On August 1, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the University of Texas Tower and opened fire. When the gunshots were finally silenced, the toll included 16 dead, three dozen wounded and a nation shaken, left trying to understand America’s first mass school shooting. Combing archival footage with live-action animation […]
Explore the museum’s decoy gallery, A Bayman’s Art and learn about the art of decoy carving while local artisans demonstrate the traditional Long Island folk art of wildfowl decoy carving. Free with regular museum admission.
Create unique jewelry with Nancy Golder using found objects, mismatched earrings, beads and baubles. Make a gift for a special someone or create some bling to make your own statement. Discount fee if you sign up for botanical workshop too. Enjoy tea and cookies between sessions. Pre-registration required; space is limited.
Members of the North Suffolk Garden Club will show you how to use seasonal decorations and natural greenery to create a unique holiday centerpiece. Spruce up your own dinner table or use as a hostess gift. Discount offered if you sign up for the jewelry making workshop too. Tea and cookies served between sessions. Space […]