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The Long Island Museum

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1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
(631) 751-0066

June 2019

Hands-On Art Session 2

June 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
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$10

Inspiration is all around us. Students in grades K through 4 will learn the elements of art and use different materials to create their own masterpieces in each monthly session. $10 per class; $35 per class when you register for any 4 Hands-On Art or Museum Adventures classes. Discount available for members.

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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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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

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 10:00 am, 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 10:00 am, 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 10:00 am, 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 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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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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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The Art of Imagination Session 1

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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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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 Art of Imagination

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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 Artist in Me Session 2

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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 10:00 am, 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 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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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September 2019

Behind the Runway

September 26 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$150

Part III of our 80th anniversary event series:  Fashion Enjoy fine dining in the newly-named Cowles Gallery (formerly the Bayman's Art Gallery) in the Visitors Center. Our special guest, a fashion historian will discuss the history of fashions and fashion design in the United States. Finally, take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Philip & Mary Hulitar Textile Collection with Joshua Ruff, Deputy Director, Director of Collections & Interpretation. This is part three of a three-part 80th anniversary series. Tickets are…

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