Museum Association of New York: A Call For Nominations

Nominate an individual or museum for an Award of Merit!

MANY’S Awards of Merit recognize outstanding and innovative programs, staff, and volunteers who have enriched New York State museums with new and remarkable projects. Any organization or individual can nominate an organization, person(s), or project completed in 2019 at a museum, heritage, or cultural organization in the state of New York. Nomination of oneself or one’s organization is permissible and encouraged.

Nomination Categories, judging criteria, and downloadable nomination forms can be found here:

Email submissions to:

Submissions are due by November 7, 2019


MANY Workshop on Long Island this November at Hofstra University Museum of Art

Workshop includes:

Your Story, Our Story with The Tenement Museum

Kathryn Llloyd, Director of Programs, The Tenement Museum

Is Your Museum A Destination?

Bob Provost, President & CEO, New York State Tourism Industry Association

Sara Poe, Vice President for Marketing and Communications, The Strong National Museum of Play

Beth Duane, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Corning Museum of Glass

Ross Levi, Executive Director / Vice President, New York State Division of Tourism – I LOVE NY

Wednesday, November 6, 9:30 AM – 4:15 PM

Registration: MANY Members $35 per person /Non-Members $45 per person

Workshop registration includes lunch.

The workshop is immediately followed by a free meet-up reception from 4:30 – 6:30 PM

For more information and to register please visit:


Regional Media Legacies Project Information Session

The Regional Media Legacies Project.will be presenting an overview of NYU’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program, the current state of the RML project, and the basics of audio-visual archiving.

November 7th 3:00PM – 4:00PM

At Hofstra University, Mack Student Center

RSVPs appreciated but not required. 





Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

Saturday, November 2

      Fall Foliage Walk; 11am & 2pm

      Film: Fall Color Trees; 11am, 1pm, 3pm

 Saturday, November 23 &

Sunday, November 24; 10am-4pm


Saturday, November 30; 11am & 2pm

      Popcorn & A Movie: A Bug’s Life


Huntington Historical Society

Saturday, November 2, 2 pm

Genealogy Workshop: “Researching Your Colonial Long Island Ancestors”

Saturday, November 9, 4 pm

Old Burying Ground Cemetery Tour

Saturday, November 16, 1-3 pm

Exhibit Opening:  Comfort & Joy

Saturday, November 20, 12 pm

Lunch & Learn: Chasing Whitman: Huntington’s Prodigal Son with Toby Kissam

631-427-7045 x 401 or


Oyster Bay Historical Society

Now until November 3, 2019


Paying tribute to [those] who help preserve the region’s working waterfronts…



Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2 pm

Bryant’s 225th Birthday: Contemporary Poets Celebrate America’s First Poet

a gala birthday party at Cedarmere


Sayville Historical Society

November 3, 2019 – 2 PM

Suffolk County Suffragists and their impact on women winning the vote.

at Sayville Library


Hallockville Museum Farm

Sunday, November 3, 1pm to 3pm

Annual Meeting

Thursday, November 7, 10AM to 1PM & Saturday, November 9, 10AM to 1PM

Quilled Paper Snowflake Tree Ornament

Saturday, November 16, 9AM to 12PM

Fall Bird Walk

Sunday, November 17, 1PM to 3PM

Autumn Afternoon Lecture: Long Island and the Sea with Bill Bleyer

Sunday, November 24, 1PM to 4PM

Wood Carving Club Meeting

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 29, 30 & December 1, 9AM to 3PM

Country Parlor – Holiday Folk Art & Gift Show

Saturday & Sunday, November 30 & December 1, 12PM to 3PM

Holiday House Tours


Long Island Studies Council

Wed. Nov. 6, 10:30 am

Guided tours of Walt Whitman Birthplace and Interpretive Center

(516) 538-7679


Museum Association of New York

Wednesday, November 6,  9:30 AM – 4:15 PM

Long Island Workshop at Hofstra University Museum of Art


Suffolk County Historical Society

Thursday, November 7, 2019- 6:00 pm

Book & Bottle: History of Jews on Long Island’s East End with Karl Grossman

Registration Required to: 631-727-2881 x100

The Shelter Island History Center

Friday, November 8, 2019, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Artist Reception: Shelter Island Timeless Images painted by Carol Wilson

Saturday, November 9, 2019, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Havens Store Holiday Shopping Day


Three Village Historical Society

November 9th, Saturday, 7 am- 7:30 pm

TVHS Litchfield, CT Bus Trip

All inclusive trip. transportation, museum and walking tours, buffet lunch.

Visit to order tickets

November 11, Monday, 2:00 pm

Abraham Woodhull Walking Tour (Veteran’s Free)

Tour begins and ends at the Caroline Church parking lot

November 13th, Wednesday, 2:00 pm

Tea With a Spot of History: Stony Brook Before Ward Melville

A Members Only event

November 18, Monday, 7:00 pm

Lecture Series: Diving into Long Island History

Setauket Neighborhood House, Setauket

November 29th, Friday, 1:00 pm

Tri-Spy Walking Tour Turkey Trot

Frank Melville Park, a 3 mile walk. for details


Greater Patchogue Historical Society

Thursday, November 14  7:00 pm

Lecture, “They Called It Red Gold:  The Long Island Cranberry Industry” by John Turner.

Patchogue-Medford Library Carnegie Teen Center, or 631-804-9269


North Shore Historical Museum

Thursday November 14 at 7:00

Local Children’s Book Authors Roundtable

Four local authors in a moderated discussion. $10.00, Refreshments served.


Rock Hall Museum

Thursday, November 14th; 7:00 p.m.

Revolutionary Friends: General George Washington & The Marquis de Lafayette

Presented by Selene Castrovilla, Author


Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:00 pm

        “One Little River – Connetquot River”

November 29, 30 & December 1, 2019, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

        “Holiday Shopping Weekend at Sagtikos Manor


Southold Historical Society

Thursday, November 14, 2019, Noon – 8pm

Annual Harvest Dinner at O’Mally’s Restaurant

$35.00 per ticket includes gratuity. 50/50 raffle at the event

Friday, November 29th from 3-6pm

Annual Candlelight Tour


Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society

Thursday, November 21, 7 pm

Historic Port Washington Pictorial Presentation

Landmark on Main Street, Port Washington NY

Historic Port Washington: As You’ve Never Seen It!


Bay Shore Historical Society

Thursday, November 21 at 7:00 pm

The History of the Bay Shore Fire Department: featured speaker Mr. Douglas Bunge

At the Bay Shore – Brightwaters Library. Free of charge. Refreshments will be served.

For info: 631-665-1707 or email


Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council

Saturday & Sunday, November 23 & 24, 1 to 4 pm

      Carriage House Christmas Shop


Farmingville historical society

Friday, November 29, 9 AM

Conquer the Hills 5K

Farmingville Hills County Park, and the Bald Hill schoolhouse in Farmingville

For information,


Walt Whitman Birthplace Association

Former Congressman Steve Israel, Whitman as the Poet of Democracy


East Hampton Historical Society

Friday, November 29, 2019, 6 – 8 p.m.

Cocktail Party

at Maidstone Club, 50 Old Beach Lane

Saturday, November 30, 2019, 1 – 4:30 p.m.

35th Annual House & Garden Tour




AAQ Resource

Southampton Inn / Meetings, Banquets, Weddings, Claude’s Restaurant