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The Long Island Museum

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

February 2019

Sunday Street Concert

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
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$25

LIM, The Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council and WUSB-FM’s Sunday Street Concert Series present Joe Crookston live in the Carriage Museum’s Gillespie Room. Advance discount tickets on sale at Sundaystreet.org through February 22, 2019 for $25. If available, tickets may be purchased at the door for $30 cash. Please call the museum at 631.751.0066 the day of the show to confirm ticket availability.

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March 2019

Chamber Music Concert

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
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$20

Long Island Museum and North Shore Pro Musica present a chamber music concert featuring Robert Warner on Harpsichord. Concert will take place in the Carriage Museum’ s Gillespie room. Purchase tickets at the door. $20 general public; $18 Pro Musica and LIM members and students. Ticket price does not include museum admission.

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Hands-On Art Session 1

March 7 @ 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 or Museum Adventures programs. Member discount available.

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Long Road to Freedom: Surviving Slavery on Long Island

March 9 @ 9:45 am - 3:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
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$12

This day-long symposium explores the experiences of African Americans on Long Island across two centuries -- from the travails of slavery to the blossoming of free black communities. Scholars will discuss the integral role of slavery in our region's history and how African Americans navigated between slavery and freedom. $12 per person; $10 for students, seniors and LIM members, includes symposium and museum admission; optional $10 addition for lunch. Pre-registration required by calling (631)751-0066 x212.

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Senior Tuesday

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
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Seniors 62 and older will enjoy a free, self-guided tour of Colors of Long Island, the museum’s annual student art exhibition, on display in the Visitors Center. Gates close at noon. Carriage and Art Museums are closed at this time.

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Museum Adventures

March 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
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$10

Make the past come alive through activities and objects. Students in grades K through 4 will visit a different gallery each month and engage in related crafts and activities. $10 per class; $35 per class when you register for any 4 Hands-On Art or Museum Adventures classes. Member discount available.

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Film Screening: Weed the People

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
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$8

Through the emotional stories of children fighting cancer, Weed the People educates mainstream audiences about medical cannabis as a human rights issue. Cannabis has been off-limits to doctors and researchers in the U.S. for the past 80 years, but recently scientists have discovered its anti-cancer properties. Armed with only these scientific studies, desperate parents obtain cannabis oil from underground sources to save their children from childhood cancers. Weed the People follows these families through unchartered waters as they take their…

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Hands-On Art Session 2

March 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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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Sunday Street Concert

March 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
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$25

Pete Mancini's new album, Foothill Freeway, comes out May 4 LIM, The Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council and WUSB-FM’s Sunday Street Concert Series present Casey Neill with Pete Mancini live in the Carriage Museum’s Gillespie Room. Advance discount tickets on sale at Sundaystreet.org through March 29, 2019. If available, tickets may be purchased at the door for. Please call the museum at 631.751.0066 the day of the show to confirm ticket availability. Tickets do not include museum admission.

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April 2019

Hands-On Art Session 1

April 4 @ 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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Arts & Alzheimer’s Conference

April 5
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Discover the vast and enriching opportunities available for individuals living with Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of memory loss. This day-long conference will feature highly recognized speakers in the field who will discuss best practices and share various ways to connect with and enrich the lives of those living with dementia. This event is intended for healthcare facilities, professional caregivers, and family car partners as well as art, history and cultural organizations that are looking to find meaningful ways to…

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Collaborative Book Club

April 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Books bring families together in this unique experience for children in grades 4 through 6 and their families. Come to the museum for a guided tour the Long Road to Freedom: Surviving Slavery on Long Island exhibition, then take part in a book discussion of Chains, by Laurie Halse Anderson from Emma S. Clark Memorial Library. Students, parents, and siblings share a one-of-a-kind reading experience!  In-person registration at the library begins March 2. Books will be supplied at the time…

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Chamber Music Concert

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$20

North Shore Pro Musica ends the season of chamber music concerts at the Long Island Museum with a performance featuring music for a woodwind quintet. Tickets available at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations; no advance ticket sales.

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Museum Adventures

April 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
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$10

Make the past come alive through activities and objects. Students in grades K through 4 will visit a different gallery each month and engage in related crafts and activities. $10 per class; $35 per class when you register for any 4 Hands-On Art or Museum Adventures classes. Member discount available.

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Songs of Randy Newman

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 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 a very special installation of the Sunday Street Series with The Kennedys, Jack Licitra, and Miles To Dayton performing music from Randy Newman's vast catalog. Ever since his 1968 debut album, Randy Newman has been a major figure in American popular music, with eleven studio albums to his credit, 27 film scores, and countless songs. Newman has been a professional…

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Film Screening: Emanuel

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$8

Guest Speaker: Dimas Salaberrios, Producer On June 17, 2015, a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine African American churchgoers and leaving their families and the nation to grapple with this senseless act of terror. Executive produced by NBA All-Star Stephen Curry and Oscar winner Viola Davis, EMANUEL is a poignant story of justice, faith, love and hate. Featuring intimate interviews with survivors and family members, this film examines the healing power…

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Senior Tuesday

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Seniors 62 and older are invited for a free, self-guided tour of Walt Whitman's Arcadia:  Long Island through the Eyes of a Poet & Painters. The exhibition pairs the Walt Whitman's poems with 19th century paintings from the museum's collection, depicting many of the same scenes that inspired this great American poet. Senior Tuesdays are sponsored by Jefferson's Ferry.

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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

Hands-On Art Session 2

May 2 @ 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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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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Hands-On Art Session 1

May 9 @ 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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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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Museum Adventures

May 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
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$10

Make the past come alive through activities and objects. Students in grades K through 4 will visit a different gallery each month and engage in related crafts and activities. $10 per class; $35 per class when you register for any 4 Hands-On Art or Museum Adventures classes. Member discount available.

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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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Hands-On Art Session 2

May 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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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June 2019

2019 Golf Tournament

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$500

Join us for breakfast, 18 holes of golf, lunch on the green, raffle prizes, cocktails, dinner and so much more for at annual Golf Tournament at St. George's Golf & Country Club. Individual and Foursome packages available, as well as sponsorships. Not a golfer? Just come for dinner! Consider an ad in our event journal. Registration begins at 10 a.m.; 12:30 shotgun. Price shown is for individual golf package. For more information contact the Special Events office at (631) 751-0066…

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Hands-On Art Session 1

June 6 @ 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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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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Museum Adventures

June 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
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$10

Make the past come alive through activities and objects. Students in grades K through 4 will visit a different gallery each month and engage in related crafts and activities. $10 per class; $35 per class when you register for any 4 Hands-On Art or Museum Adventures classes. Member discount available.

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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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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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