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February 2020

The World of Elizabeth Jennings and How it Changed Ours

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Friday, February 21, 2020  - 1pm Join historian and author Jerry Mikorenda for an illustrated talk examining the early history of the Civil Rights movement. Although Rosa Parks has been called "the first lady of Civil Rights," a century before her famous refusal to give up her seat in segregated Alabama, another African American woman, Elizabeth Jennings, took a similar stand that ended segregation of NYC's public transit system. After, view the museum’s newest acquisition, an 1880's horse-drawn streetcar. Free…

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April 2020

Smithsonian Museum Day

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Saturday, April 4, 10am-5pm  The LIM joins Smithsonian affiliates by offering free admission all day! Visit https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2020/ to register and for more information.

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Silvia Centeno: Art Conservation and Brookhaven National Laboratory

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Sunday, April 26th, 2020 – 2pm Join us for a special afternoon with Silvia Centeno, research scientist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, as she discusses her work with the Met and how the two worlds of science and art interact to preserve and explore art. Free with museum admission.

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