Summer Programs

Specially designed programs for students in different age groups introduce children to art and history and encourage creativity. All programs require pre-registration and pre-payment. Please call the Education Department at (631) 751-0066 x212 to register.  Check the calendar for dates and times.

Pre-K to entering grade 1 

The Artist in Me! 

Find your inner artist!  Join museum educators Kristin Cuomo for an exhibition tour and stories.  Then, use different kinds of media to create projects based on what you’ve seen and heard. Two sessions available.

Entering grades 1 – 3 

The Art of Imagination

Get in touch with your creative side.  Museum educators Lauren Cesiro and Hilary May will lead a gallery tour and teach students how to use different materials to create projects that come from their imaginations. Two sessions available.

Expressive Art

Join artist and teacher Renee Blank to explore a variety of different media and develop your own style.  Students will experiment with watercolors, collage, printing and mixed media using modern artists, including Picasso and Van Gogh for inspiration.

Entering grades 3 and up

Fashion Illustration

Draw the latest styles as they come down the runway.  Artist and illustrator Krista Biedenbach will show students how to design their own fantasy outfits.

Entering grades 4 and up


Learn the basics of cartooning with professional cartoonist Mike Lynch, whose cartoons have appeared in the Wall Street Journal and other national publications. Students will learn the art of commentary through pictures.

Exploring Techniques

Get inspiration from artist of the 1960s and the current exhibitions on view.  Artist Espacia Maria will teach students how to experiment with watercolors, colored pencils and other mixed media.