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1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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October 2017

Sunday Street featuring Slaid Cleaves

October 21 @ 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

Slaid Cleaves’ self-penned biography simply says: “Grew up in Maine. Lives in Texas. Writes songs. Makes Records. Travels around. Tries to be good.” A busy tour schedule, fueled by an engaging stage personality, have won Cleaves a devoted fan base which includes novelist Stephen King, who wrote the liner notes to Cleaves’ album, Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away. Slaid gained national attention with his 1997 recording, "No Angel Knows," produced by the legendary Gurf Morlix. Cleaves’ follow up album, Broke Down,…

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Hands On History: Hunting for History

October 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
Samuel H. West Blacksmith Shop

Join museum educators on an exploration of the historic structures on museum grounds.  Visit the Blacksmith Shop, Barn and Carriage Shed to learn what life was like for 18th and 19th century Long Islanders.  Program includes discussion, stories and crafts. 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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In Harm’s Way: Past, Present and Future

October 28
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$12

Five years after Super Storm Sandy, the region's most recent battle with nature, this all-day symposium explores storm preparation, recovery and moving forward.  Local residents, folklorists, historians, community planners and architects will share stories and memories of Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane's Irene, Gloria and Lee, among others. Speakers include Jonathan Bergman, historian, author & expert on hurricane & disaster relief; John Jiler, author, Dark Wind; Tom Doheny, Town of Hempstead Commissioner of Conservation & Waterways; Chip Duryea, Montauk resident; Christopher Kretz, Stony…

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Halloween Family Fun Day

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Come in costume for trick or treating, pumpkin painting and family activities including: Eerie Animals from Sweetbriar Nature Center Instrument Petting Zoo with Stony Brook University musicians Canine crafts with the Middle Country Public Library's Mutt Club Plein Aire Painters from LIMarts: a collaborative arts group Admission is free, sponsored by Target

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“Sidemen” Film Screening & Blues Concert

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$14

SIDEMEN: LONG ROAD TO GLORY is an intimate look at the incredible lives and legacies of piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie “Big Eyes” Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf sidemen. The film captures some of the last interviews and their final live performances together before their deaths in 2011. The historic live shows are accompanied by performances and personal insights from many of the blues and rock stars these legendary sidemen inspired including; Bonnie…

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November 2017

Home School Day

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$5

Join us for this exciting opportunity for homeschool families. Explore In Harm's Way, our exhibition about natural disasters, and visit the Carriage galleries to learn how transportation and technology respond to the natural world.  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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Holiday Celebration Exhibition Preview Party

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

It's the next best thing to our Holiday Celebration Gala & Silent Auction!  Get a sneak peek at all the fabulous holiday items, home décor and original artwork that will be sold in the Silent Auction at the Saturday night gala.  Plus, there's wine, fine food from Bliss Restaurant, raffle prizes and entertainment.  So come and do a little pre-holiday window shopping as the Visitors Center is transformed into a magical winter wonderland.  Consider sponsoring an auction item and come to the…

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Holiday Celebration Gala & Silent Auction

November 4 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$250

It's time again for our annual Holiday Celebration Gala & Silent Auction, LIM's biggest fundraiser of the year. Join us for fine food and cocktails, dinner, entertainment, raffle prizes and the silent auction featuring hundreds of original artwork and holiday items. We'll honor Linda U. Margolin, Esq. of MargolinBesunder LLP and our Patron of the Arts, D. Frederick Baker as we kick off the holiday season. You can participate in a number of ways: Purchase tickets to the event, sponsor…

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Sunday Street featuring Garnet Rogers

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$22

Garnet Rogers has been proclaimed by Sing Out magazine as “the greatest interpreter and vocalist performing on the contemporary folk scene.” He set out on the road at age 18 as a full-time working musician with his brother Stan Rogers, the Canadian folk legend. Establishing himself as a solo artist following his brother’s tragic death, Garnet has delivered performances centered on extraordinary songs, his unsurpassed playing on a host of guitars, and his over the top humor and lightning-quick wit.…

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Collaborative Book Club

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Enjoy a guided tour of LIM's Dog Days exhibition followed by a book discussion of One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibottsonwith Emma S. Clark librarians.  In-person registration begins Saturday, October 7 at the library.  Books will be supplied at time of registration.  For questions please call the library.  Recommended for students in grades 4 - 6 and their families.  This event is free. Book summary: All Hal had ever wanted was a dog. "Never!" cries his mother. "Think of…

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Hands-On Art: An Artist’s Best Friend

November 9 @ 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 Dog Days exhibition and learn how dogs and people worked, played and lived together. Do you have a family dog? Use different materials to learn the elements of art and create your own canine inspired 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 fee per class.

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Learning from our Neighbors

November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Director of Long Island Traditions Nancy Solomon, folklorist Naomi Sturm of Staten Island, folklorist Ellen McHale of the NY Folklore Society, and Karen Amspacher of the Core Sound Museum in North Carolina will facilitate a roundtable discussion with storm survivors from Upstate New York, North Carolina, Staten Island and Long Island on coping and rebuilding after Mother Nature’s wrath.  This program is free with regular museum admission.  Following the discussion, visit In Harm’s Way, on display in the Art Museum.  

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Senior Tuesday, In Harm’s Way

November 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 the In Harm's Way exhibition.  Five years after Super Storm Sandy, we look back on some of Long Island's most notorious storms, and look ahead at how to prepare for when the next big one hits.  Senior Tuesdays are sponsored by Jefferson's Ferry, Long Island's premier retirement community. Admission is free for seniors.  No reservations necessary.

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Hands-On History: Dogs with Jobs

November 16 @ 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 Dog Days exhibition and learn how dogs accompanied Long Islanders at work.  Discuss the roles dogs played at home and at work and create a project using dogs 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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James Maddock in Concert

November 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

With a terrific new album, Insanity vs. Humanity, James Maddock returns to the Sunday Street Series to play a duo show. British born Maddock was the leader of the band Wood  whose song “Stay You” was heard on Dawson’s Creek. After an extended break from recording, Maddock moved to New York City and released the exquisite album, Sunrise On Avenue C,  winning the NY Music Award for Best Americana Album. Maddock followed with Wake Up and Dream, Another Life and in 2015 The Green. According…

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December 2017

Winter Open House

December 3
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Take a break from holiday preparations and enjoy a stroll through the museum's world class exhibitions and enchanting grounds.  Exhibitions on display include In Harm's Way, Dog Days: Portraits of Man's Best Friend, Through Our Eyes and Baby, It's Cold Outside.  Free admission all day.

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Gallery Tour: In Harm’s Way

December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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As we look back on the five years since Super Storm Sandy and into the future of Long Island's delicate coastline, Nancy Solomon, Director of Long Island Traditions will lead a guided tour of the In Harm's Way exhibition, featuring dramatic photographs, artifacts and video footage from some of the area's most notorious storms and how to prepare for the next big one.  Admission is free all day.

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Senior Tuesday, Through Our Eyes

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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 Through Our Eyes, featuring works by residents of Gurwin Jewish Fay J. Lindner Residences.  Free admission for seniors.  Senior Tuesdays are sponsored by Jefferson's Ferry, Long Island's premier retirement community.

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Hands-On Art: Responding to the Natural World

December 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

Visit the In Harm's Way exhibition and discover how recent hurricanes and other big storms have affected Long Island's delicate shores.  Do you remember any big storms?  How did your family get ready and what would you do if your electricity stopped working? Use different materials to learn the elements of art and create your own nature inspired 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…

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Holiday Craft Workshop

December 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

Jewelry-making workshop for adults with Nancy Golder.  Create unique pieces for yourself or to give as a gift.  Discounts available if you sign up for botanical workshop. Fees include all materials and refreshments.

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Holiday Botanical Workshop

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

Members of the North Suffolk Garden Club will show you how to create your own unique holiday centerpiece using seasonal greens and holiday décor.  Discount available if you register for jewelry-making workshop.  Fees include all materials, tools and refreshments (served prior to workshop).

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Sunday Street featuring Ellis Paul

December 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

The tradition continues: Ellis returns for what will be his 12th annual show with the Sunday Street Concert Series. He’ll help celebrate the holiday season with some new songs, as well as favorites from his recent album, Chasing Beauty, his 2012 holiday album, City of Silver Dreams, and audience requests from his extensive catalogue. Ellis will be making full use of the Steinway concert piano he will have at his disposal. There are always surprises at an Ellis Paul show…

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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

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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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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