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1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
(631) 751-0066

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March 2017

Arts & Alzheimer’s Conference

March 31 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Join us for our second annual Arts and Alzheimer’s Conference to discover the vast and enriching opportunities available for individuals living with Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of memory loss.  This daylong conference will feature highly recognized speakers in the field who will discuss the social connections and engaging collaborative art programs available on Long Island and the greater New York area.  This event is intended for healthcare facilities, professional caregivers, family care partners and art, history and cultural organizations…

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April 2017
$23

Antje Duvekot & Natalia Zukerman in Concert

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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The Sunday Street Concert Series, presented by WUSB-FM Radio and the Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council continues at the Long Island Museum with a performance by Antje Duvekot and Natalia Zukerman. Antje Duvekot has achieved recognition for her songs with awards from both the Boston music scene and the Kerrville Folk Festival, leading to appearances at The Newport and Philadelphia Folk Festival as well as headlining The Celtic Connections Festival in Scotland and the Tonder Festival in Denmark. Her…

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$7

Film Screening: I Am Not Your Negro

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Built around James Baldwin’s unfinished 1979 book about the lives and successive assassinations of his friends Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Director Raoul Peck’s I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO delves into the complex legacy of those three lives and deaths that permanently marked the American social and political landscape. Peck assembles archival footage, photographs and contentious TV clips, adding current camera feeds from demonstrations against police shootings. With a voice-over by Samuel L. Jackson, one hears Baldwin’s…

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$20

Chamber Music Concert

April 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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North Shore Pro Musica will present a French program featuring Messaien's Quartet for the End of Time.  Performance takes place in the Carriage Museum's Gillespie Room and tickets are available at the door.  Discounted for LIM and North Shore Pro Musica members and students.

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Family Drop-In Day

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Tour the Edible Eden exhibition in the Art Museum and discover how different artists have depicted food from Long Island's forests, fields and waters.  Beginning at 11:30, museum educators will lead family fun activities and crafts in the Studio. Admission is free.

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$25

Vacation Venture: Pop Art in Fashion

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Students in grades 2 through 4 will learn how Pop Artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and others influenced fashion over the decades.  Museum educators will teach students how to create their own wearable designs. Includes story and project inspired by different artists' techniques. Discounted for museum members.  Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Cost includes all materials.

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Senior Tuesday – Edible Eden

April 18 @ 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 Edible Eden:  The Art of Long Island's Forests, Fields and Waters.  Discover how different artists have depicted Long Island's bounties.  Senior Tuesday is sponsored by Jefferson's Ferry.

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Food and American Culture

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Susan Evans, Director of Food History Programs at the Smithsonian will discuss how and why food can be used as a tool for connecting people with the complexities of American History.  Come early and visit Edible Eden:  The Art of Long Island's Forests, Fields and Waters in the Art Museum.  Discover how different artists have depicted Long Island's rich bounties.  Free with regular museum admission.

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$22

Brook Williams in Concert

April 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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The Long Island Museum, WUSB-FM Radio and the Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council present an evening with Brook Williams. Enjoy a visit from this amazing bluesman who has been described as “a fret monster who has to be seen to be believed.” His musical vision spans continents and genres, blues, jazz, slide, finger-style, with funky chords, walking bass lines and fiery riffs. Originally from Statesboro Georgia, Williams emerged from the Boston blues scene to eventually record twenty-two albums, developing a…

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May 2017
$5

Home School Day

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Join us for this exciting opportunity for homeschool families. Through tours, art-making and hands-on activities, the day will encourage families to explore current exhibitions and gain a deeper understanding of the lives of Long Islanders of a bygone era. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Free for parents; $5 per student ($20 maximum per family).  Please call extension 212 for more information and to register.  

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$35

Chasing Gatsby

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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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 discussion with Maureen Corrigan, NPR book critic and author of So we Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why it Endures…

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$25

Mary Gauthier in concert

May 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Mary Gauthier, one of America's great singer/songwriters makes a rare Long Island appearance for the Sunday Street Concert Series. Mary emerged on the Boston music scene in the late 1990’s where she ran a Cajun restaurant, Dixie Kitchen, which eventually lent its name as the title of her first album. 1998’s Drag Queens in Limousines gained her attention and her five subsequent studio albums sealed her position as a Southern Gothic-shaded songwriter as well as a riveting concert performer. Well-known songs…

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Senior Tuesday – Brilliant Partners

May 9 @ 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 Brilliant Partners:  Judith Leiber's Handbags and the Art of Gerson Leiber. Museum is otherwise closed to the public.

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Mother’s Day

May 14
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Treat mom to a special day at the Long Island Museum.  Admission is free for mothers and grandmothers all day. Exhibitions on view include Brilliant Partners:  Judith Leiber's Handbags and the Art of Gerson Leiber, Edible Eden:  The Art of Long Island's Forest, Fields and Waters, and Midnight Rum:  Long Island and Prohibition.

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Book Club

May 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Students in grades 4 through 6 and their families will take a guided tour through the exhibition, Midnight Rum:  Long Island and Prohibition.  Afterward, join Emma Clark librarians for a discussion of Black Duck by Janet Taylor Lisle.  Register in person and pick up the book at the library beginning April 22.  This program is free; pre-registration is required. For more information, contact the library at (631) 941-4080.

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$30

Bob Dylan’s 76th Birthday Celebration

May 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Annual celebration of the Nobel Laureate’s birthday. multiple artists will roam through the entire Dylan catalogue from the early sixties right up to his recent songs. They'll be sure to include some obscure Dylan stuff along with the better known songs. Anchoring the evening’s celebration will be Pete and Maura Kennedy, who return for their 9th Dylan Birthday celebration. Guitars, sitars and even ukeleles come into play when The Kennedys “do Dylan.” (www.kennedysmusic.com) Rod MacDonald, one of America’s finest singer-songwriters and an…

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June 2017
$120

Bus Trip

June 5 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Spend a fascinating day at two of the East End’s most inspiring locations. The day begins with a guided tour of LongHouse Reserve, Jack Lenor Larsen’s 16 acre reserve and sculpture garden featuring work by Dale Chihuly, Buckminster Fuller, Yoko Ono and Willem de Kooning, to name a few. Then enjoy a delightful  lunch at the Living Room Restaurant at Mainstone. The day ends with a guided tour of the Leiber Collection, a magnificent Renaissance styled Palladian edifice that sits…

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Museum After Hours

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

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Decoy Day

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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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 Legislature.

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Senior Tuesday – Midnight Rum

June 13 @ 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 Midnight Rum:  Long Island and Prohibition, on display in the Visitors Center.  Senior Tuesdays are sponsored by Jefferson's Ferry, Long Island's premier retirement community.

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Museum-Library Partnership

June 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Take a guided tour of the Edible Eden exhibition followed by a discussion of Thomas Barritt's Long Island Food:  A History from Family Farms & Oysters to Craft Spirits.  Carolyn Emerson, Reference Librarian at Emma S. Clark Memorial Library leads the discussion. Visit emmaclark.org for details of the book and to register beginning May 15 or call the library at (631) 941-4080 x115.  Space is limited; pre-registration required.  Library members will be notified of book availability. This program is free.

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