Please join us on June 13th to celebrate the opening of our latest exhibition that dives into the facts (or lack thereof) behind popular myths encountered at historic house museums.
Curator’s Gallery Talk: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 2pm
$10 members; $15 non-members.
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Or call us at 631-692-4664, Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00
June 8, 2018 to November 18, 2018
Thursdays through Sundays, 12 PM–4 PM
As we celebrate our 70th anniversary under a new name, Howard Sherwood: Preserving Long Island, honors the legacy of Preservation Long Island’s founder.
In 1976, SPLIA curator, Dean Failey, mounted the first exhibition to explore Long Island’s rich and often puzzling decorative arts heritage. More than forty years later, its groundbreaking discoveries continue to inspire and inform. Collecting Long Island follows the continued efforts of collectors to expand our knowledge of Long Island’s […]
Curated by Franklin Hill Perrell of the Artful Circle with special thanks to Debra Wells #MyLongIslandLandmarks, was inspired by an Instagram hashtag. We reached out to the community asking for depictions of favorite Long Island landmarks so that people would think about Long Island as a place of history and […]
“Selling Long Island: Commercial Maps of the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries” explored how the art of cartography was used during the 19th and 20th centuries to define the geography of Long Island as a place for investment, industry and commerce, home-building, and ultimately, substantial growth and profit. Featured […]
Dedicated to the late Huyler Held (1925-2012), a Preservation Long Island past president and its longest standing trustee, this exhibit featured many of Preservation Long Island’s most significant acquisitions. Ranging from eighteenth and nineteenth century masterworks of Long Island decorative arts to 20th century ephemera, these objects and images tell […]