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The 24th Annual Colors of Long Island student art exhibition, on view from February 17 through April 8, 2023

Registration for the Colors of Long Island Student Artwork Exhibition is now closed.  If you did not register your students, we will have an open call next fall for the 2024 exhibition. Feel free to email us at to make sure we have you on our mailing list.

Teachers who have registered, please continue below for important information:

If you have registered for this year’s exhibition, the next step is to submit your students’ artwork.

Below is the drop off process.  If you have already mailed your student work, please disregard steps 1 – 5 and continue to step 6.

  1. Labeling Artwork: We sent a confirmation email with a blank artwork label for you to fill out, print and attach to the back of your student pieces. If you didn’t receive this email, please contact us at Please DO NOT label the FRONT of your students’ artwork. We will be printing and mounting museum gallery labels that will be installed on the walls with your students’ work. If you are unable to print the back-of-artwork label attached here, please label the back of each submitted piece clearly with the following information:

    • School name

    • Teacher name

    • Student name

    • Artwork title

  1. Please note the directionality of the artwork on the back label or somewhere on the back of each piece.

  2. Mounting Artwork: All art should be ready to hang/install by the Long Island Museum. Please note that paper-mounted works will be stapled to gallery walls, so you may want to mount them on a larger sheet of paper as backing; all other hanging items should have appropriate mounting hooks, hardware and/or wire attached. We cannot accept works with self-adhesive mounting hooks, as they fall from the gallery walls. Artworks can be no larger than 36” in any one direction.

  1. Shipping Artwork: Shipped artworks must be received by the museum by January 31, 2023. will mail out your contract and materials once I have cataloged all the mailed work.

    • Shipping Address

Kristin Cuomo – Education Department

Long Island Museum

1200 Route 25A

Stony Brook, NY 11790

  1. Dropping off Artwork: Hand-delivered art may be dropped off at the History Museum/Visitor’s Center on the following days and times. The History Museum/Visitor’s Center is located at 1200 Route 25A, it is the parking lot/building on the north side of Route 25A. See attached map for details.

Please follow this link to sign up for a drop-off time slot: CLICK HERE

  • Sunday February 5, 2023 (11 am-5:30 pm, Visitor’s Center/History Museum)

  • Monday February 6, 2023 (11 am-5:30 pm, Visitor’s Center/History Museum)

  • Entries will not be accepted after these dates!

  1. Gallery Labels: Upon artwork drop-off you will be asked to proof-read and confirm the information that you submitted on your registration for the gallery wall label(s). The museum uses the information you entered into the online form to create, mount and hang a gallery label that corresponds to your student artwork.

  1. Receptions: In lieu of receptions for this year’s exhibition, each of your students will be given an admission pass that will allow them to visit the exhibition & museum, along with four guests, free of charge. Students will be able to visit as many times as they like while the exhibition is on view, with up to four guests each visit. If more than four guests attend the museum with the student on a single visit, these guests will be asked to pay museum admission. The museum always extends free admission to teachers and school staff from exhibiting schools; you may receive free admission during the exhibition’s run by showing your school ID.

Students can use admission passes on all dates that the museum is open to the public:

February 17 through April 8, 2023

Museum open Thursday through Sunday only

12pm – 5pm

We will hold a raffle for all students who visit the exhibition in person. Raffle forms will be included with the student passes in the paperwork that you receive at artwork drop off. To enter, students can fill out and bring their form when they visit to hand in at the admission desk. We will choose three winners and hand their prizes out with their artwork when teachers come for artwork pickup (or when it is mailed back.)

  1. Return Shipping: If you mail in your students’ work and would like to have the art mailed back to you, you must include a pre-paid return postage label as well as appropriate packaging. Please have the box/artwork weighed and include enough postage. We regret that we cannot accept checks or cash for postage.

  1. Artwork Pickup: Artwork not mailed back must be picked up by a teacher or knowledgeable representative at the History Museum/Visitor’s Center on the following days and times:

  • Thursday April 13, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Saturday April 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Artwork cannot be picked up before the pick-up dates. We also cannot hold your artwork past these dates.

Please email us at

or call (631) 751-0066 x212 or 283 if you have further questions.


Exhibition funding provided, in part, by:


New York Community Bank Foundation 

New York State Council on the Arts with the support of

the office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature

The Peter & Barbara Ferentinos Family Endowment

Robert W. Baird Incorporated