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The Long Island Museum

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

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

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 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 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

The Long Island Museum’s 2019 Golf Tournament presented by Stafford Associates Computer Specialists, Inc.

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

Stafford Associates Computer Specialists, Inc. presents the Long Island Museum's 2019 Golf Tournament at St. George's Golf & Country Club honoring Joe DeLuca, Senior Vice President of Quinn & Feiner Service Company. Golf package includes breakfast, 18 holes of golf, lunch on the green, raffle prizes, cocktails, dinner and so much more . Individual and Foursome packages available, as well as sponsorships. Not a golfer? Just come for dinner! Congratulate Joe by taking an ad in our event journal. Registration…

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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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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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