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June 2019

Face-to-Face

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Spend your afternoon with artists featured in the Face to Face exhibition and watch them create portraits of lucky selected visitors! Artists Doug Reina, Kelynn Alder and Kevin McEvoy, all who have works on display in the Face To Face exhibition, will treat visitors to a taste of their work by using them as the subjects. See yourself through the eyes of an artist. This program is free with regular museum admission.

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Mount House Summer Soiree

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Part I of our 80th Anniversary Event Series:  History This inaugural event at the Mount House features dinner, tours of the house, music, raffle prizes, cocktails and a discussion of William Sidney Mount and the Mount/Hawkins families. Wear your summer whites (or reds or blues) for a true Americana summer evening celebrating the Long Island Museum's 80th anniversary. Sponsorship opportunities available.  Parking available at the Long Island Museum with shuttle service to and from the Mount House. Make reservations below…

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July 2019

Puttin’ on the Ritz

July 18 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Part II of our 80th Anniversary Event Series:  Music Fine dining by Bliss Restaurant among the Long Island Museum's world-class carriages. That's right, we're opening up one of the galleries in the Carriage Museum for this special evening. Afterward, we'll move outside to the lawn where Tom Manuel of the Jazz Loft and his 7-piece Ensemble Jazz Band will perform music from 1939, the year the Long Island Museum was born! Reminisce 80 years of the Long Island Museum while…

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Walt Whitman, William Sidney Mount & the Sounds of the 19th Century

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

The LIM in collaboration with Red Skies Music Ensemble presents this research-based program which weaves together an engaging narrative with live musical performance, theatrical cameos and large screen images to explore Whitman and Mount’s interconnected biographies and how music was an essential part of their creative lives. With music performance as the portal, the audience hears what is seen in Mount’s genre art and feels what is heard in the poetry of Whitman, a self-described “bard” of “songs”. Favorite tunes…

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The Day We Walked On The Moon

July 20 @ 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

1969, orbiting Earth, three astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, and Buzz Aldrin set out on a likely death mission that could only end in one of three ways: land, abort, or crash.
The Long Island Museum invites you to join us on
Saturday, July 20th to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with a screening of @SmithsonianChannel's The Day We Walked on the Moon.
5pm in the Gillespie Room. Admission is free

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