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Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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December 2017

Hands-On History: Mapping the Storm

December 14 @ 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 learn about historic storms that have affected Long Island and surrounding areas.  Discuss storm preparation and enjoy crafts and experiments using weather 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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January 2018

The Kennedys

January 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$30

Pete and Maura Kennedy return to begin 2018.  More than any other performers, The Kennedys are the “musical soul” of the Sunday Street Series, having played the very first show in our twelve-year history, returning for frequent Kennedys’ shows, as well as being an integral part of our annual Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration. The Kennedys began their performing career as members of Nanci Griffith’s Blue Moon Orchestra and have continued that relationship to working with Griffith on her most recent…

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Senior Tuesday: Baby, It’s Cold Outside

January 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Although normally closed on Tuesday, the museum makes an exception one Tuesday per month especially for seniors.  This month, those 62 and older may enjoy a free, self-guided tour of Baby, It's Cold Outside, featuring the wintery-themed artwork created by members of LIMarts: a collaborative arts group. See how 89 artists came up with different ways to say, "Baby, it's cold outside!" On display in the Visitors Center. No reservations necessary.

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Hands-On Art: Artists in Our Backyard

January 11, 2018 @ 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 LIMarts exhibition, Baby, It's Cold Outside!  How would you describe winter?  Do you like to play outside in the snow or would you rather be inside by the fireplace, or on vacation where it's warm? Use different materials to learn the elements of art and create your own wintery 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…

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Dynamic Kids of New York Session I

January 12, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until January 26, 2018

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$45

Instructor Susan Blake brings her creative movement class to the museum for children ages three to five.  Each program begins with a themed story, then will flow into movement activities and will end with a simple art project.  Children are encouraged to use their imaginations to navigate through the chosen themes and gallery visits.  Choice of Tuesday or Friday sessions.  Museum member discount applies. Please call (631) 751-0066 x212 to register.

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Hands-On History: Sleigh Bells Ring

January 18, 2018 @ 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 Carriage Museum and explore the Pleasure Driving gallery on the lower level.  In the 19th century, Long Islanders used carriages pulled by horses to get around town.  But what about when it snowed?  See the beautifully decorated sleighs and imagine your own family sleigh.  What kind of pictures would it include?  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…

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Dynamic Kids of New York Session I

January 19, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until January 26, 2018

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$45

Instructor Susan Blake brings her creative movement class to the museum for children ages three to five.  Each program begins with a themed story, then will flow into movement activities and will end with a simple art project.  Children are encouraged to use their imaginations to navigate through the chosen themes and gallery visits.  Choice of Tuesday or Friday sessions.  Museum member discount applies. Please call (631) 751-0066 x212 to register.

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Sloan Wainwright

January 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$30

Sloan Wainwright is simply unique! She is at ease in variety of American musical styles — pop, folk, jazz and blues— all held together by the melodious tone of her rich contralto. Her family tree (brother and folk-music luminary Loudon Wainwright, nephew Rufus Wainwright, nieces Martha Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche) reads like a who’s who of contemporary folk music. Sloan’s incredible gift is not only her unique songwriting ability but also her dramatically voiced rendition of original songs. Sloan brings…

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Dynamic Kids of New York Session I

January 26, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until January 26, 2018

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$45

Instructor Susan Blake brings her creative movement class to the museum for children ages three to five.  Each program begins with a themed story, then will flow into movement activities and will end with a simple art project.  Children are encouraged to use their imaginations to navigate through the chosen themes and gallery visits.  Choice of Tuesday or Friday sessions.  Museum member discount applies. Please call (631) 751-0066 x212 to register.

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Artists’ Meet & Greet

January 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Meet some of the artists featured in our 4th annual LIMarts members' exhibition Baby, It's Cold Outside.  Take a last peak before the exhibition comes to a close.  Admission is free and all are welcome.

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Chamber Music Concert

January 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$20

North Shore Pro Musica will perform music for a woodwind quintet.  Tickets available at the door.  Discount tickets available for Pro Musica and LIM members and students.  Performance takes place in the Carriage Museum's Gillespie Room.

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Dynamic Kids of New York Session II

January 30, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until February 13, 2018

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$45

Instructor Susan Blake brings her creative movement class to the museum for children ages three to five.  Each program begins with a themed story, then will flow into movement activities and will end with a simple art project.  Children are encouraged to use their imaginations to navigate through the chosen themes and gallery visits.  Tuesday or Friday sessions available.  Please call (631) 751-0066 to register.  Museum member discount applies.

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February 2018

Dynamic Kids of New York Session II

February 6, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until February 13, 2018

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$45

Instructor Susan Blake brings her creative movement class to the museum for children ages three to five.  Each program begins with a themed story, then will flow into movement activities and will end with a simple art project.  Children are encouraged to use their imaginations to navigate through the chosen themes and gallery visits.  Tuesday or Friday sessions available.  Please call (631) 751-0066 to register.  Museum member discount applies.

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Dynamic Kids of New York Session II

February 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until February 13, 2018

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$45

Instructor Susan Blake brings her creative movement class to the museum for children ages three to five.  Each program begins with a themed story, then will flow into movement activities and will end with a simple art project.  Children are encouraged to use their imaginations to navigate through the chosen themes and gallery visits.  Tuesday or Friday sessions available.  Please call (631) 751-0066 to register.  Museum member discount applies.

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Senior Tuesday: Perfect Harmony

February 20, 2018 @ 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 are invited to take a free, self-guided tour of Perfect Harmony:  The Musical Life and Art of William Sidney Mount, exploring Mount's achievement of partnering his two great life passions.  Senior Tuesdays are sponsored by Jefferson's Ferry.

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Access Morning at the Museum

February 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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While the museum is closed to the general public, children with learning or developmental disabilities and their families are invited to join us in a welcoming environment.  Come to the art museum for a guided tour and activities, and our Studio for gallery related art projects.

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Family Drop-In Day

February 21, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Families are invited to enjoy activities in the Art Museum and crafts in our Studio with LIM educators. Free admission.

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Vacation Ventures

February 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

Students in grades one through three will create projects inspired by author/illustrator Ezra Jack Keats, author of The Snowy Day and other well-known children's books.  Please call (631) 751-0066 x212 to register.  Museum member discount applies.

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The End of America in Concert

February 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$23

The End of America is a young, exciting band of friends, singers and travelers who blend three-part harmony with rock and Americana. The Philadelphia-based outfit masters a style that resonates with fans of Ryan Adams, CSNY and Dawes. Taking their name from a phrase in On The Road, the landmark novel by Jack Kerouac, this trio has garnered critical praise and a very active fan base. Immediately after their performance at the Fiddle & Folk Festival at Benners farm in…

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March 2018

Chamber Music Concert

March 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$20

North Shore Pro Musica will perform a chamber music concert featuring the return of pianist Paolo Bartolani.  Tickets available at the door only.  Concerts are held in the Carriage Museum's Gillespie Room.  Discount tickets available for LIM and NSPM members and students.  For more information and a full schedule of concerts, visit northshorepormusica.org.

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Hands-On Art: Colors of Long Island

March 8, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
$10

Students in grades K through 4 may join us for some after school fun as we visit the Colors of Long Island exhibition and take inspiration from other student artwork to create our own masterpieces.  Sign up for any four Hands-On Art or Museum Adventure programs for discount.  Please call x212 to register.

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Fearless Watercolors

March 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every 6 weeks that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 18, 2018

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$210

Artist Jan Guarino will lead a six-part series inspiring participants to see the world through an artist's eyes. This adult art class is intended for all skill levels.  Fee does not include materials.  A materials list will be provided at time of registration.  Please call the museum at (631) 751-0066 x212 to register.  Space is limited.  Discount available for LIM members.

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Museum Adventures: Art from Everywhere

March 15, 2018 @ 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 explore Art from Everywhere and create our own masterpieces.  Sign up for any four Hands-On Art or Museum Adventure programs for discount.  Please call x212 to register.

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Mose Allison Tribute Concert & Film

March 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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The Sunday Street Series continues its tradition of celebrating the work of important songwriters and musicians by honoring the music of Long Island Music Hall of Fame Inductee (and long time Smithtown resident), American jazz and blues pianist, singer and songwriter Mose Allison. Mose Allison has been described as “one of the finest songwriters in 20th century blues” with an influence on a host of musicians including Pete Townsend, John Mayall, Leo Russell, Bonnie Raitt and Van Morrison, all of…

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Jane Peterson Exhibition Talk and Tour

March 25, 2018 @ 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 Mattatuck Museum Curator Cynthia Ronzoy for a talk and gallery walk of the Jane Peterson: At Home and Abroad exhibition.  Reflect on the creative output of this modernist painter, as presented in this retrospective exhibition.  Free with regular museum admission.

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April 2018

Vacation Ventures

April 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

Working with a variety of materials including wood and found objects, create your own work of art inspired by American artist Louise Nevelson.  Let her sculpted wood assemblages inspire your own creativity. Recommended for children in grades one through three.  Please call x212 to register.  Museum member discount applies.

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Access Art Making at the Museum

April 5, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

Children with learning or developmental disabilities and their families will use various materials and found objects to create works inspired by American artist Louise Nevelson's sculpted wood assemblages.  Recommended for students in grade levels three through six and their caregivers. Please call x212 to register.  Museum member discount applies.

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Family Drop-In Day

April 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Families are invited to join museum educators for fun, creative activities in the Carriage Museum and on museum grounds.  Free with regular museum admission.

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Senior Tuesday: Jane Peterson

April 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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If you're 62 and older, LIM has planned a special series just for you.  One Tuesday a month, when the museum is regularly closed to the public, we welcome you for a free, self-guided tour of one exhibition.  Every month the exhibition is different and the visitors are varied.  But it's always free just for you.  Senior Tuesdays are sponsored by Jefferson's Ferry.  This month we'll highlight Jane Peterson:  At Home and Abroad, an exhibition organized by the Mattatuck Museum…

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Hands-On Art: Expressionist Painting

April 12, 2018 @ 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 create our own masterpieces inspired by some of the great Expressionist Artists.  Sign up for any four Hands-On Art or Museum Adventure programs for discount.  Please call x212 to register.

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Music and the Artistry of William Sidney Mount

April 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$20

Take an immersive musical and theatrical journey through William Sidney Mount's artistic and musical work with Red Skies Music Ensemble.  The this unique program, performers will explore Mount's influences and impact on American music and art.  Discount tickets available for seniors, museum members and students.

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Art in Words

April 20, 2018 @ 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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Arts & Alzheimer’s Conference

April 26, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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May 2018

Hands-On Art: Music & Art in Harmony

May 3, 2018 @ 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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Museum Adventures: Making Music

May 17, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 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 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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June 2018

Hands-On Art: Printmaking

June 7, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 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 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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Museum Adventures: School Long Ago

June 21, 2018 @ 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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