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8.21/ Nassau County Museum of Art: Charles A. Riley II Named Director

by August 21, 2017
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Charles A. Riley II, Ph.D., prominent curator, author, journalist and educator, named Director of Nassau County Museum of Art   Angela Susan Anton, president of the board of trustees of Nassau County Museum of Art, announced that Charles A. Riley II, Ph.D. has been named director of the Read more »

8.7/ Southampton Historical Museum: Events August 8 / August 26

by August 7, 2017
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Events August 8 / August 26 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ CHILDREN’S PROGRAM SERIES:   LEARN A WHALER’S SKILL   FREE ADMISSION, donations appreciated   ~~~~~~~~~~   Herb Garden Sachets Tuesday, August 8th, 3:30 – 4:30 PM The Thomas Halsey Homestead, 249 South Main Street   Scrimshaw Art Tuesday, August 15th, Read more »

8.4/ Custer Observatory: Perseid Meteor Shower, Solar Eclipse, Stargazing

by August 5, 2017

CUSTER OBSERVATORY ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ August 12 Peak of the Perseid meteor shower and yes, Custer is open this night! This annual meteor shower probably ranks as everyone’s all-time favorite. You don’t use telescopes or binoculars to watch a meteor shower. Bring what you would as if you were going to watch Read more »

8.3/ Long Island Museum Announces $ 40,000 in NEH Support

by August 3, 2017
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Long Island Museum Announces $40,000 in NEH Support Grant will help fund new Interactive Carriage gallery ——————————– The Long Island Museum announced today its award of a $40,000 grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to help fund A World Before Cars, Read more »

8.1/ Storm King Art Center: Landscape & Recent Grants

by August 1, 2017
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Landscape   A fundamental element of Storm King’s mission, the preservation of the Art Center’s landscape and ecology, is critical to its ongoing success and to the visitor experience. For much of its history, Storm King worked with landscape architect William A. Rutherford and more recently with native grass Read more »

8.1/ Pollock Krasner House: ‘Abstract Expressionism / Soviet Union’ — Opens 8.3

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Romul Nutiu in his studio, Timisoara, Romania, at work on Dynamic, 1967. Photograph courtesy of Fundatia Joana Grevers, Munich. “Abstract Expressionism Behind the Iron Curtain” August 3 / October 28 Reception & Gallery Talk w/ Charlotta Kotik — August 6, 5 to 7 PM This ambitious exhibition Read more »

7.27/ AIA Peconic Scholarship Winners 2017

by July 27, 2017
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AIA Peconic Scholarship Winners 2017   The 2017 AIA Peconic / Anthony DiSunno Scholarship Committee (Richard Sheckman AIA, Michael Brown AIA and Christopher DiSunno AIA) recently met to select the 2017 Scholarship winners. The goal of this committee is to support the development of aspiring young architects by presenting Read more »

7.24/ Parrish Art: Gardiner Foundation Grant for Parrish Gateway

by July 25, 2017
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PARRISH ART MUSEUM AWARDED $100,000 GRANT FROM  THE ROBERT DAVID LION GARDINER FOUNDATION FOR A NEW DIGITAL INITIATIVE: PARRISH GATEWAY  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  Parrish Gateway will help create greater access to the Museum’s vast store of information on art and artists of the East End Water Mill Read more »

7.17/ Parrish Art Museum Receives Gifts To Establish Dorothy Lichtenstein ArtsReach Fund

by July 18, 2017
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PARRISH ART MUSEUM RECEIVES $500,000 FOR THE NEW DOROTHY LICHTENSTEIN ARTSREACH FUND, ESTABLISHED BY AGNES GUND, TO ENGAGE THE ARTIST’S VOICE TO ADDRESS ISSUES OF SOCIAL INJUSTICE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  Parrish Life Trustee Dorothy Lichtenstein gifts an additional $100,000 to the Fund, which enables the Read more »

7.15/ Jamesport Meeting House Awarded Grant from Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation

by July 15, 2017
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Jamesport Meeting House Awarded a Grant from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Jamesport Meeting House has been awarded a grant of $32,125 from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation according to Richard Wines, President of the Board of Directors. Wines made the announcement on July Read more »