Big Bill is Back!
Preservation Excellence Award Celebration
Paint & Sip
Call for Endangered Historic Places Nominations
& More News!
William Jayne “Big Bill the Tory” returns to Sherwood-Jayne House to share the other side of the story about George Washington’s pesky band of renegade spies!
Tours begin at 11:00 AM and run on the half-hour with the final tour at 3:00 PM
Where: Sherwood-Jayne Farm, 55 Old Post Road, Setauket
Tickets: $5 General Admission; FREE for Members and Children 5 & under
The Custom House will be open for guided tours on Saturday, September 10 at 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm (tour registration button below).On Sunday, we will present the 2022 Preservation Award for Organizational Excellence to Ma’s House, a non-profit BIPOC art studio, library, and space for community learning located on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation. Works by Ma’s House resident artists will be on view from 1 pm to 5 pm and the Custom House will be open to the public.
Recreate a historic Long Island landscape at a paint-and-sip experience on the grounds of Sherwood-Jayne Farm!
The Paint-Out! supports The Art of Edward Lange Project, an ongoing initiative to dive deeply into the life and work of Long Island landscape artist Edward Lange (1846-1912).
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Inspire! Grant Award
Received for Collections Inventory Project
We are pleased to announce that we are the recipients of a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services that will fund collections management enhancements for our permanent collection and help to expand public access to art and artifacts that reveal life on Long Island across four centuries.
View: Institute of Museum and Library Services Inspire! Grant
Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts Course
Features Instructors from Preservation Long Island
Curator, Lauren Brincat and Properties Manager, Mark Agosta will be among the expert guest instructors presenting at a virtual course this fall that will examine collections housekeeping through a holistic lens.