Supported by the IMLS Inspire! Grants for Small Museums program, Preservation Long Island recently embarked on an project to inventory its entire collection of art and artifacts. Collections assistant, Alyson Katz, shares her experience.
Nicholas Vega, collections and curatorial intern and 2023 Gardiner Young Scholar, shares his research on the provocative seventeenth-century portrait of Elizabeth Tailer Nelson (1667–1734), the mother-in-law of Henry Lloyd of Queens Village.
Preservation Long Island welcomes Edward Lange’s painting, Charles Jones’ Sloop, back from conservation thanks to generous support provided through the NYSCA/GHHN Conservation Treatment Grant Program, administered by Greater Hudson Heritage Network.
An in-depth exploration of the larger African American and Indigenous history behind a watercolor view of a home that once stood in the Valley Road Community in present-day Manhasset.
The Village of Plandome Manor is considering a once-in-a-lifetime chance to save a historic building from demolition. Preservation Long Island is working with a group of volunteers to explore preservation options.
A masterpiece designed by Marcel Breuer, world-renowned pioneer of early modern domestic architecture was recently demolished. Learn about ways communities can prevent losses like this one from happening again.