• New Exhibition

  • Early Access Member Preview

  • Panel Discussion

  • 75th Diamond Anniversary Benefit Party

  • Volunteer Opportunities


New Exhibition!

When: May 25, 2023–October 8, 2023
Where: Preservation Long Island Exhibition Gallery, 161 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Exhibition Hours: Thursdays–Sundays, 11 AM to 4 PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 25, 2023 from 4 PM to 6 PM
This is a free event open to the public!
RSVP for Opening Reception


About the Exhibition

Featuring art and objects from the collections of Preservation Long Island, the Huntington Historical Society, and the Whaling Museum & Education CenterBlanket Statements explores the rise of the regional textile industry and its interwoven connections between people, materials, technology, and labor—both enslaved and free—across an ocean and generations.

Visit the Blanket Statements page to learn more about this exhibition and the companion exhibition, From Farm to Fabric: Early Woven Textiles of Long Island, at the Huntington Historical Society.


Early Access Member Event!

Preservation Long Island Members and their guests are invited to join us at our headquarters gallery for an exclusive preview of our new exhibition! Light refreshments will be served. 

What: Exhibition Preview for Preservation Long Island Members
Date:  Thursday, May 18, 2023
Time: 4 pm – 6 pm
Cost: This is a free private event for Preservation Long Island Members and their guests
Where: Preservation Long Island Exhibition Gallery, 161 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

RSVP for Member Preview


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Panel Discussion this Saturday!

Hosted by the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Alliance, Lauren Brincat, Preservation Long Island Curator, is a featured panelist in this discussion that examines the lives of enslaved people in New York, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley.

What: Dyckman DiscussionsSlavery in Greater New York
Date: Saturday, May 6, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Where: Holy Trinity Church Inwood

No registration is required to attend in person. To attend virtually, please register HERE.


Join Us for Our 75th Diamond Anniversary!

Please join us for our 2023 Country House Benefit Party and 75th Diamond Anniversary Celebration! 
Tickets and Sponsorship packages on sale now!
Click Here for Details and Tickets


If you are interested in sharing your love of history with others, contributing to our understanding of Long Island’s past, and joining an organization dedicated to the protection of cultural heritage, consider volunteering with us this season! Online application portal open NOW!
Volunteer Information and Application



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