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Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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April 2018

Art in Words

April 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Museum staff will lead an informative tour of Jane Peterson: At Home and Abroad in the Art Museum.  Afterward, a librarian from Emma S. Clark Memorial Library in Setauket will lead a discussion based on the novel, I Always Love You, a story of artists Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas by Robin Oliveira.  Register online at emmaclark.org or call the library at (631) 941-4040 x115 by March 12.  Books will be available to pick up by March 23.  Pre-registration is…

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Artists’ Reception

April 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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The votes are in...now meet the winners and all the finalists of our 2018 juried art exhibition, Wanderlust.  This year we invited amateur and professional artists from all over the country to submit up to three images, using the desire to travel as their subject.  A panel of museum staff members chose the finalists and Debbie Wells, co-founder of Artful Circle chose the winning entries.  Cash prizes will be awarded at the reception, which includes light refreshments and music.  The…

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Love, Cecil film screening

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$7

In Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s visually stunning film LOVE, CECIL, the glamorous world of the fashion/celebrity photographer and stage set designer, Cecil Beaton (1904-1980), comes alive. Using archival footage, interviews and readings from his diaries by actor Rupert Everett, we see the world as he transformed it, as he wished it to be. With sparkling wit and often unsparing criticism, the quintessentially British Beaton photographed luminaries of his era such as Great Garbo, Coco Chanel and Audrey Hepburn for Vogue magazine…

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Arts & Alzheimer’s Conference

April 26 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Save the date for the museum's 3rd annual Arts and Alzheimer's Conference for healthcare works, caregivers and art organizations.  Learn about the collaborative art opportunities available for individuals living the Alzheimer's Disease in our community.  Please contact Assistant Director of Education Beth Chiarelli to receive full program details.

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Museum Adventures: Streets of New York

April 26 @ 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

Students in grades K through 4 may join us for some after school fun as we visit the Streets of New York in the Carriage Museum and discuss how people got around before cars were invented.  Sign up for any four Hands-On Art or Museum Adventure programs for discount.  Please call x212 to register.

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Books Bring History Alive

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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The Emma S. Clark Memorial Library and the Long Island Museum combine forces with this unique book club.  Take a guided tour of the museum's Perfect Harmony exhibition with museum educators.  Then, Emma Clark librarians will lead students, parents and siblings in a discussion of a book related to the exhibition.  Register at the library beginning March 31.  Books will be supplied at time of registration.  This program is free for all families.

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Sunday Street with Tom Russell

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$40

Tom Russell, one of America’s great songwriters, returns to our area with a wealth of new songs from “Folk Hotel,” an album cited by many radio programmers as one of 2016’s best releases. Last year also saw Tom releasing “Play One More,” an album paying homage to the songs of Ian and Sylvia. The previous year saw the release of Tom ‘s epic folk opera, The Rose of Roscrae, to widespread critical acclaim. By themselves, these recordings would be most…

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Mole Man film screening

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$7

Directed by Guy Fiorita, MOLE MAN is the story of Outside Architect Ron Heist, a 66-year-old autistic man who built a 50-room structure, consisting solely of scrap materials, on the land behind his parent’s home in western Pennsylvania. His creation was built without the use of nails or mortar and keeps expanding, as he collects, classifies and displays objects from a deserted cluster of homes in the woods. Recognizing the fragility of Ron’s situation as his parents age, Ron’s friends…

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May 2018

Hands-On Art: Music & Art in Harmony

May 3 @ 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

Students in grades K through 4 may join us for some after school fun as we visit the Perfect Harmony exhibition and take inspiration from William Sidney Mount to combine music and art.  Sign up for any four Hands-On Art or Museum Adventure programs for discount.  Please call x212 to register.

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Sunday Street featuring Abbie Gardner and Jesse Terry

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$27

Two great musicians share a co-bill in The Sunday Street Series at The Long Island Museum and we’ll celebrate their respective release of new albums in 2018. Abbie Gardner is a fiery dobro player who is a founding member of the Americana trio, Red Molly. She is also an acclaimed songwriter whose tales of love and loss, both gritty and sweet, are propelled by her impeccable slide guitar playing. She is riding a wave of praise for a brand new…

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Senior Tuesday – Wanderlust

May 8 @ 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 take a free, self-guided tour of Wanderlust, the Long Island Museum’s juried art exhibition, featuring works by amateur and professional artists in all media using the desire to travel as the theme. On display in the Visitors Center. No reservations necessary. Doors close at noon. Free for seniors 62 and older.

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Mother’s Day

May 13
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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It's a day to celebrate Mom!  Celebrate at the Long Island Museum in our world-class exhibitions and beautiful landscaped grounds.  Exhibitions on display include Wanderlust, our juried art exhibition featuring original works in all media with the desire to travel as the theme. See if the judges agreed with your favorites! Also on view is Perfect Harmony: The Musical Life and Art of William Sidney Mount, and Larry Rivers and the Rise of Universal Limited Art Editions. Free admission for…

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Museum Adventures: Making Music

May 17 @ 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

Students in grades K through 4 may join us for some after school fun as we Make Music together.  Sign up for any four Hands-On Art or Museum Adventure programs for discount.  Please call x212 to register.

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Sunday Street: Bob Dylan’s Birthday Celebration

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$35

It’s the 35th anniversary of the release of Dylan’s Infidels album and the 40th anniversary of Street Legal’s release , so you can expect to hear some songs from them but we’ll also roam through the entire Dylan catalogue, right up to his recent albums, and, as always, throw in some obscure Dylan stuff as well. Anchoring the evening’s celebration will be Pete and Maura Kennedy, who return for their tenth Dylan Birthday celebration. Guitars, sitars and even ukuleles come…

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Homeschool Day

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$5

Children in grades K-2 participate in Meet the Museum! and explore a world without cars through activities in the Carriage Museum and a special project in our Studio.  Children in grades 3 and up take part in Wagons West and experience the hopes and fears of a 19th century family preparing to leave their farm to travel to a new life in Oregon through hands-on activities in our Carriage Museum and Blacksmith Shop.  Price is per student; $20 max per…

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June 2018

Hands-On Art: Printmaking

June 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

Students in grades K through 4 may join us for some after school fun as we try our hands at printmaking!  Sign up for any four Hands-On Art or Museum Adventure programs for discount.  Please call x212 to register.

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Sunday Street: The Tannahill Weavers

June 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$27

We are delighted to be able to present Scotland’s premier traditional band who are celebrating their 50th Anniversary with a tour of the United States. Over the years the “Tannies” have been trailblazers for Scottish music, and their tight harmonies and powerful, inventive arrangements have won them fans from beyond the folk and Celtic music scenes. From reflective ballads to footstomping reels and jigs, the variety and range of the material they perform is matched only by their enthusiasm and…

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Annual Golf Tournament

June 11
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Join us at St. George's Golf and Country Club in Setauket for our annual Golf Tournament.  This year we're proud to honor Chuck Merritt, President, Merritt Environmental Consulting Corp.  Individual and foursome packages available.  Golf package includes buffet breakfast, lunch on the green, 18 holes of golf, cocktails and dinner.  Raffles, prizes, contests and more.  Contact Regina Miano to reserve a foursome and help support the Long Island Museums world-class exhibitions and education programs!  Registration begins at 9 a.m.  Shotgun…

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Bus Trip to Brooklyn

June 13
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$125

Start the day off with a behind the scenes tour of the famed Brooklyn Academy of Music, a 150-year-old multi-arts center. Explore the performance spaces and learn about this historic venue.  Afterward, head to the Original Junior’s Cheesecake Restaurant on Flatbush Avenue for lunch (and cheesecake!).  Finally, a highlights tour at the Brooklyn Museum of the David Bowie Is exhibition, an introspective look at the life and career of the artist rounds out an exciting day in Brooklyn!  Price includes…

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Father’s Day

June 17
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Take Dad on an historic adventure at the Long Island Museum.  Stroll through history in the Carriage Museum, discover amazing sculptures on the museum grounds and take in beautiful art in the galleries.  Exhibitions on view include Perfect Harmony:  The Musical Life and Art of William Sidney Mount and Larry Rivers and the Rise of Universal Limited Art Editions.  Free admission for fathers and grandfathers all day.

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Senior Tuesday: Larry Rivers

June 19 @ 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 Larry Rivers and the Rise of Universal Limited  Art Editions, on display in the Art Museum.

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Museum Adventures: School Long Ago

June 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Students in grades K through 4 may join us for some after school fun as we visit the one-room schoolhouse and learn what classrooms were like in 1850.  Sign up for any four Hands-On Art or Museum Adventure programs for discount.  Please call x212 to register.

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Summer Thursday: Printmaking

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Kick off your summer at LIM! Join us for select Thursday evenings this summer for unique ways to experience the LIM after hours.  Museum educator Kristin Cuomo will discuss different forms of printmaking and show you how to create your own custom print.  Port Jeff Brewing Co. will be on the grounds with seasonal beer to sample and purchase.

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Gallery North and LIM collaboration

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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In this two-part collaboration with Gallery North, Lorena Salcedo-Watson begins with a talk & gallery tour of the Revolution in Printmaking: Larry Rivers and Universal Limited Art Editions exhibition at LIM. Continue with a printmaking demonstration at Gallery North. Salcedo-Watson’s expertise with ULAE gives participants a unique, multi-layered experience at two of Three Village’s artistic hubs.  Free with museum admission.

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Concert on the Lawn with Loudon Wainwright III

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$40

Loudon Wainwright III, whose long and illustrious career includes more than two dozen album releases, movie and television credits, and now a new autobiography, "Liner Notes" will perform live on the museum grounds. Wainwright, who played Captain Calvin Spalding, "the singing surgeon" on the long-running hit T.V. series "M*A*S*H," is perhaps best know for the novelty song "Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)." His songs have been recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Cash, Earl Scruggs, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rufus…

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July 2018

Sunday Street: Blues & Brews

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

Toby Walker has been hailed as a roots music finger style guitar virtuoso who is well-known in the U.S. and Europe. Walker blends blues, ragtime, country, bluegrass, rock and old time jazz into his own unique style. Jorma Kaukonen, of Hot Tuna, and earlier The Jefferson Airplane, says of Toby: “Flat out…you have to hear this great musician…I’m blown away” and has brought Toby to teach at his Fur Peace Ranch Guitar Camp. Toby’s passion for blues, rags, folk and…

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Senior Tuesday: Robert Moses

July 10 @ 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 Land of Moses:  Robert Moses and Modern Long Island, on display in the Visitors Center.

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Lecture and Gallery Tour with David Joel

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Join Larry Rivers Foundations' David Joel for a talk and tour of Larry Rivers and the Rise of Universal Limited Arts Editions.  Joel will discuss the artist and his experience working with the foundation.  Guests will have a unique chance to view the exhibition through the eyes of someone on the inside.  This program is free with regular museum admission.

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Summer Thursday

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Enjoy a free, self-guided tour of Land of Moses:  Robert Moses and Modern Long Island.  Sample wine and tasty treats on museum grounds.  Coolers and picnics welcome.

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Family Fun Day

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Spend the day at the museum with the whole family! Enjoy a William Sidney Mount-themed performance from musician Joe Flood, crafts, interactive gallery activities, refreshments, and more!  Free admission all day.  No reservations necessary.

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August 2018

Senior Tuesday: Perfect Harmony

August 14 @ 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 Perfect Harmony:  The Musical Life and Art of William Sidney Mount on display in the Art Museum.  Free for seniors 62 and older.  No reservations necessary.

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Anthony Flint & Wrestling with Moses

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Journalist and author Anthony Flint talks about his book Wrestling with Moses:  How Jane Jacobs Took on New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City.  Flint will lead the audience on an introspective journey into the battle between Moses and activist Jane Jacobs.  Afterward, visit the Robert Moses exhibition to gain additional insight into Moses' life and times.

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