Voices and Votes: Democracy in America
 March 23 to May 3, 2024 

Opening Reception March 22nd
Plus: Exhibition-Related Programs & Events

Preservation Long Island Selected as First Venue in New York State to Host Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Examining Democracy in America


Preservation Long Island is thrilled to be the first venue in New York State to host Voices and Votes: Democracy in America, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition that offers a broad look at the nearly 250-year-old American experiment of a government “of, by and for the people.”  The exhibition will include a section that incorporates art and artifacts drawn from Preservation Long Island and other local collections.

Where: Preservation Long Island Exhibition Gallery
161 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
When: March 23 to May 3, 2024
Exhibition Hours: Thursday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
RSVP Here for Opening Reception: Friday, March 22nd at 5:30pm
We are also offering exclusive exhibition viewing hours for our Members! (Advance registration is required).
Register HERE for Member Access
Not a member? Click HERE to join!
Join Us for Exhibition-Related Programs and Events!

A series of special programs will accompany the exhibition:

  • Community Conversation: March 28, 2024
  • Walking Tours: April 6, 2024
  • Scholar Lecture: April 18, 2024
  • Curator-Led Exhibition Tour: April 22, 2024

Click on the images below for details and to register today!

“A New Agora for New York: Museums as Spaces for Democracy” has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This project is supported by a grant awarded to the Museum Association of New York by Empire State Development and I LOVE NY/New York State’s Division of Tourism through the Regional Economic Development Council initiative.

Voices and Votes has been made possible in New York State by the Museum Association of New York. Voices and Votes: Democracy in America is part of Museum on Main Street (MoMS), a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and State Humanities Councils nationwide.

Support for MoMS in New York State has been provided by the United States Congress, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation.

To learn more visit museumonmainstreet.orgsites.si.edu, or nysmuseums.org


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