In celebration of National Native American Heritage Month, we are highlighting the voices and artwork of Long Island Indigenous artists featured in our new virtual exhibition, Indigenous History & Art at Good Little Water Place.
On October 17th, United for Libraries recognized Joseph Lloyd Manor as a national Literary Landmark the house where one of the first published African American writers lived, wrote and was enslaved.
Just in case you missed our Virtual Culper Spy Day 2020 program featuring “Big Bill the Tory” from the Sherwood-Jayne House, a recording of the virtual visit is available on our website for your viewing pleasure!
Months of advocacy work yields positive results! The Southampton Town Board voted unanimously on September 8th to approve the Graves Protection Act and the Shinnecock Hills Building Moratorium.
Artwork from nine contemporary Indigenous artists centers this exhibition, offering an inquisitive look at the history and on-going relations between Indigenous people and land.
The painful effects of racial bias and the long legacy of slavery are now on full display in our country. Honest communication about race and the legacy of slavery in America is necessary to initiate change and foster a more equitable society. Through the Jupiter Hammon Project, we encourage all to enter into dialogue with those around them, to examine their own biases, and work towards true equality in words and in practice.