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1200 Route 25A

Stony Brook, NY  11790

April 2019

Family Drop-In Day

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Families are invited to join educators for activities in the Nassakaeg One-Room Schoolhouse and the Walt Whitman’s Arcadia exhibit in the Art Museum. Admission is free and reservations are not required.

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Vacation Ventures

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$25

Celebrate the arrival of spring with author/illustrator Lois Ehlert. Recommended for students in grades 1 through 3. $25 per program/$20 for members. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by calling our Education Department at (631) 751-0066 x212.

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At the Museum Book Discussion & Tour

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

Museum staff will lead an informative tour of the exhibition Long Road to Freedom: Surviving Slavery on Long Island, followed by a discussion of Kathleen Velsor’s book, The Underground Railroad on Long Island, led by Emma Clark Librarians. Pre-registration required; space is limited. Please call the library at (631) 941-4080 to register. To receive a book on interloan, call the library by March 15. Books will be available to pick up around March 28. This program is free with museum…

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May 2019

Sunday Street Concert

May 5 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$30

The Long Island Museum, WUSB-FM's Sunday Street Concert Series and the Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council present Lucy Kaplansky live on stage in the Carriage Museum's Gillespie Room. According to The Boston Globe, “Lucy Kaplansky is becoming the troubadour laureate of modern folk.” Her late 2018 release Everyday Street, an acoustic-based, intimate album reflecting her live shows, brought us a collection of Lucy’s new songs often referencing her long-time home, Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. Lucy’s performing career had its roots…

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Senior Tuesday

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Seniors 62 and older will enjoy a free, self-guided tour of Long Road to Freedom:  Surviving Slavery on Long Island. The exhibition explores the impact slavery has had on Long Island's history and culture. Senior Tuesday is sponsored by Jefferson's Ferry.

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Whitman Bicentennial Read-In and Curator’s Tour

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

We’re honoring Walt Whitman’s affinity for the diverse voices that “sing America” with this opportunity to listen to and participate in readings of Whitman poems—especially those which celebrate Long Island-- its flora, fauna and seascapes. Suffolk Poets Laureate Gladys Henderson and George Wallace will each read a Whitman poem, sharing why it’s meaningful to them. Then we’ll open up the reading to volunteer participants to do the same.  If you would like to be a reader, email carolyn@emmaclark.org to register and receive…

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Homeschool Day

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$5

Children will tour the Walt Whitman’s Arcadia: Long Island Through the Eyes of a Poet & Painters exhibition and the historic Nassakeag one-room schoolhouse. Participants will learn about one of the nation’s most revered 19th century poets as well as the American landscape painting traditions of the same time period. Through hands-on activities in the gallery, schoolhouse and studio, children will have a chance to view paintings and try their hand at writing poetry and creating their own landscape compositions.…

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Sunday Street Concert

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$35

The Long Island Museum WUSB-FM's Sunday Street Concert Series and the Greater Port Jefferson - Northern Brookhaven Arts Council are celebrating Bob Dylan's 78th birthday with a musical tribute by the Kennedys, Rod MacDonald, Russ Seeger and others live on stage in the Carriage Museum's Gillespie Room. This year’s celebration is centered on the 50th anniversary of the release of Dylan’s Nashville Skyline so expect to hear many songs from that legendary album, as well as the entire Dylan catalogue, right…

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June 2019

Senior Tuesday

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Seniors 62 and older will enjoy a free, self-guided tour of our juried art exhibition I Sing the Body Electric. We invited all amateur and professional artists to submit up to three images inspired by the written word. They could choose any written work - be it a book title, song, poem or children's story - and create something visual. Come in and see the amazing creativity of these talented artists. Senior Tuesdays are sponsored by Jefferson's Ferry.

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Spring Bus Trip

June 19
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$135

Join us for our spring 2019 bus trip to The Culinary Institute and Locust Grove, home of Samuel Morse, artist and inventor of the telegraph and Morse Code. Guests will have a chance to dine on French cuisine at The Bocuse Restaurant, only recently open for group lunches. Guests will also tour the CIA campus with student tour guides, gaining a behind the scenes look at their classrooms and campus. Afterwards, we head to the 200-acre Estate and Gardens of…

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Summer Thursday

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
Samuel H. West Blacksmith Shop

Summer Thursdays are back for another year of after-hours fun at the Long Island Museum.  Celebrate the coming summer solstice with warm weather-related fun, gallery visits and artmaking. This event is free and open to the public.

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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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July 2019

The Artist in Me Session 1

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 11, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$110

Find  your inner artist! Combining our amazing galleries with our fantastic art studio, children will be inspired to create self-expressive works of art using multiple media and methods. Recommended for children ages 4 to 7.  Sign up for one or both Artist in Me sessions. (see July 30-August 1, 2019). Fee is for one 3-day session. Member discounts available.

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The Artist in Me Session 1

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 11, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$110

Find  your inner artist! Combining our amazing galleries with our fantastic art studio, children will be inspired to create self-expressive works of art using multiple media and methods. Recommended for children ages 4 to 7.  Sign up for one or both Artist in Me sessions. (see July 30-August 1, 2019). Fee is for one 3-day session. Member discounts available.

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The Artist in Me Session 1

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 11, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$110

Find  your inner artist! Combining our amazing galleries with our fantastic art studio, children will be inspired to create self-expressive works of art using multiple media and methods. Recommended for children ages 4 to 7.  Sign up for one or both Artist in Me sessions. (see July 30-August 1, 2019). Fee is for one 3-day session. Member discounts available.

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The Art of Imagination Session 1

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 19, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Get in touch with your creative side! Develop your own characters and build puppet versions of them using fun materials! Visit our exhibition Walt Whitman's Arcadia to learn how writes are inspired by their surroundings. Use this insight to write stories and scenes for the puppets to star in with the Camp LIM group. The week will end with a magical puppet performance. Sign up for one or both sessions (See July 23-26). Price is per child for one 4-day…

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The Art of Imagination Session 1

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 19, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Get in touch with your creative side! Develop your own characters and build puppet versions of them using fun materials! Visit our exhibition Walt Whitman's Arcadia to learn how writes are inspired by their surroundings. Use this insight to write stories and scenes for the puppets to star in with the Camp LIM group. The week will end with a magical puppet performance. Sign up for one or both sessions (See July 23-26). Price is per child for one 4-day…

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The Art of Imagination Session 1

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 19, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Get in touch with your creative side! Develop your own characters and build puppet versions of them using fun materials! Visit our exhibition Walt Whitman's Arcadia to learn how writes are inspired by their surroundings. Use this insight to write stories and scenes for the puppets to star in with the Camp LIM group. The week will end with a magical puppet performance. Sign up for one or both sessions (See July 23-26). Price is per child for one 4-day…

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The Art of Imagination Session 1

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 19, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Get in touch with your creative side! Develop your own characters and build puppet versions of them using fun materials! Visit our exhibition Walt Whitman's Arcadia to learn how writes are inspired by their surroundings. Use this insight to write stories and scenes for the puppets to star in with the Camp LIM group. The week will end with a magical puppet performance. Sign up for one or both sessions (See July 23-26). Price is per child for one 4-day…

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The Art of Imagination

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 26, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Get in touch with your create side! Let your children's imaginations run wild while taking inspiration from our Face to Face, Gracefully Chic and Walt Whitman's Arcadia exhibitions. Projects including self-portraits, landscapes and personalized wardrobes will be explored in our wonderful art studio. Sign up for one or both sessions (see July 16-19). Recommended for children ages 6-10. Price is per student for one 4-day session. Member discount available.

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The Art of Imagination

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 26, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Get in touch with your create side! Let your children's imaginations run wild while taking inspiration from our Face to Face, Gracefully Chic and Walt Whitman's Arcadia exhibitions. Projects including self-portraits, landscapes and personalized wardrobes will be explored in our wonderful art studio. Sign up for one or both sessions (see July 16-19). Recommended for children ages 6-10. Price is per student for one 4-day session. Member discount available.

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The Art of Imagination

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 26, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Get in touch with your create side! Let your children's imaginations run wild while taking inspiration from our Face to Face, Gracefully Chic and Walt Whitman's Arcadia exhibitions. Projects including self-portraits, landscapes and personalized wardrobes will be explored in our wonderful art studio. Sign up for one or both sessions (see July 16-19). Recommended for children ages 6-10. Price is per student for one 4-day session. Member discount available.

Find out more »

The Art of Imagination

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 26, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Get in touch with your create side! Let your children's imaginations run wild while taking inspiration from our Face to Face, Gracefully Chic and Walt Whitman's Arcadia exhibitions. Projects including self-portraits, landscapes and personalized wardrobes will be explored in our wonderful art studio. Sign up for one or both sessions (see July 16-19). Recommended for children ages 6-10. Price is per student for one 4-day session. Member discount available.

Find out more »

The Artist in Me Session 2

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 1, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$110

Create and build your own characters in the art studio! Visit our galleries for creative inspiration and work with the Camp LIM group to act out fun stories with your new puppets. Program will end with a marvelous puppet performance. Recommended for children ages 4 to 7. Sign up for one or both Artist in Me sessions. (see July 9-11, 2019). Fee is for one 3-day session. Member discounts available.

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The Artist in Me Session 2

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 1, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$110

Create and build your own characters in the art studio! Visit our galleries for creative inspiration and work with the Camp LIM group to act out fun stories with your new puppets. Program will end with a marvelous puppet performance. Recommended for children ages 4 to 7. Sign up for one or both Artist in Me sessions. (see July 9-11, 2019). Fee is for one 3-day session. Member discounts available.

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August 2019

The Artist in Me Session 2

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 1, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$110

Create and build your own characters in the art studio! Visit our galleries for creative inspiration and work with the Camp LIM group to act out fun stories with your new puppets. Program will end with a marvelous puppet performance. Recommended for children ages 4 to 7. Sign up for one or both Artist in Me sessions. (see July 9-11, 2019). Fee is for one 3-day session. Member discounts available.

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Mythological Monsters in Clay

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 9, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Artist Toni Shinnick will teach students to draw and color mythological monsters of their own designs. The monsters will come alive in 3-dimensional form as children sculpt them in clay. An exploration of color-mixing allows children to get creative decorating their monsters. Recommended for children ages 7-11. Price is for the 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Camp LIM

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 9, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Immerse yourself in a creative experience! Take the Mythological Monsters in Clay class in the morning, bring your lunch and enjoy time on our beautiful grounds with LIM educators. Then be a part of an Artist's World in the afternoon. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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An Artist’s World

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Express your creative side through sculpting, drawing an painting with artist Esther Marie. Be inspired by LIM's beautiful grounds and exhibitions as you develop your inner artist. Recommended for children ages 7-11. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Mythological Monsters in Clay

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 9, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Artist Toni Shinnick will teach students to draw and color mythological monsters of their own designs. The monsters will come alive in 3-dimensional form as children sculpt them in clay. An exploration of color-mixing allows children to get creative decorating their monsters. Recommended for children ages 7-11. Price is for the 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Camp LIM

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 9, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Immerse yourself in a creative experience! Take the Mythological Monsters in Clay class in the morning, bring your lunch and enjoy time on our beautiful grounds with LIM educators. Then be a part of an Artist's World in the afternoon. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Mythological Monsters in Clay

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 9, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Artist Toni Shinnick will teach students to draw and color mythological monsters of their own designs. The monsters will come alive in 3-dimensional form as children sculpt them in clay. An exploration of color-mixing allows children to get creative decorating their monsters. Recommended for children ages 7-11. Price is for the 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

Find out more »

Camp LIM

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 9, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Immerse yourself in a creative experience! Take the Mythological Monsters in Clay class in the morning, bring your lunch and enjoy time on our beautiful grounds with LIM educators. Then be a part of an Artist's World in the afternoon. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

Find out more »

Mythological Monsters in Clay

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 9, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Artist Toni Shinnick will teach students to draw and color mythological monsters of their own designs. The monsters will come alive in 3-dimensional form as children sculpt them in clay. An exploration of color-mixing allows children to get creative decorating their monsters. Recommended for children ages 7-11. Price is for the 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

Find out more »

Camp LIM

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 9, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Immerse yourself in a creative experience! Take the Mythological Monsters in Clay class in the morning, bring your lunch and enjoy time on our beautiful grounds with LIM educators. Then be a part of an Artist's World in the afternoon. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Cartooning

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 16, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$180

Learn the basics of cartooning from a professional! Mike Lynch, whose cartoons have appeared in Mad magazine and many other publications, will introduce students to the world of commentary through pictures. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Cartooning

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 16, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$180

Learn the basics of cartooning from a professional! Mike Lynch, whose cartoons have appeared in Mad magazine and many other publications, will introduce students to the world of commentary through pictures. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Cartooning

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 16, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$180

Learn the basics of cartooning from a professional! Mike Lynch, whose cartoons have appeared in Mad magazine and many other publications, will introduce students to the world of commentary through pictures. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Cartooning

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 16, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$180

Learn the basics of cartooning from a professional! Mike Lynch, whose cartoons have appeared in Mad magazine and many other publications, will introduce students to the world of commentary through pictures. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Fashion Illustration

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 23, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Draw the latest styles as they come down the runway! Students will learn how to draw fashions and create their own designs with artist Krista Biedenbach. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Fashion Illustration

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 23, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Draw the latest styles as they come down the runway! Students will learn how to draw fashions and create their own designs with artist Krista Biedenbach. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Fashion Illustration

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 23, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Draw the latest styles as they come down the runway! Students will learn how to draw fashions and create their own designs with artist Krista Biedenbach. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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Fashion Illustration

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 23, 2019

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Draw the latest styles as they come down the runway! Students will learn how to draw fashions and create their own designs with artist Krista Biedenbach. Recommended for children ages 8 and up. Price is for one 4-day session and includes all materials. Member discount available.

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