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The Long Island Museum

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