Family Events

This Week: Museum Together, Cactus Kids, Wildlife Diversity, Moonstruck Mania

‘Moonstruck Mania,’ an Art & Science Adventure Moonstruck Mania, an art and science adventure between the Heckscher Museum of Art and the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, will be held on Sunday, July 24, from 3:30 to 6:30 pm. The event is recommended for families with children age 6 and up. The adventure begins at The...
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Pocket Prairies, STEAM Workshops, Live Rock, Museum Together

Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra Return for 15th Summer The internationally renowned Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra return to the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum on Friday, July 15, for their 15th annual performance. A perennial favorite, the orchestra performs annually to sold-out audiences at the Vanderbilt, playing their original blend of Afro-Caribbean rhythms –...
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Shakespeare, Gatsby Estates, Walk & Talk Tours, Watercolor Painting

L.I. Estates That Inspired Fitzgerald’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Best-selling author, architect, and historian Gary Lawrance will speak on Thursday, May 26, at 7:00 pm. His lecture, Long Island Estates of the Great Gatsby Era, examines the real Long Island mansions that inspired Fitzgerald’s classic The Great Gatsby. Best-selling author, architect, and historian Gary Lawrance will speak at Suffolk County...
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Library Christmas 2019

Volunteer Designers, Garden Clubs Create Magic in the Mansion

Come for a Guided Holiday Tour through December 30 The halls of the Vanderbilt Mansion are decked in their holiday finery. From the stately library to the dining room to the bedrooms, the grand house is filled with lighted trees, ornaments, wreaths, ribbons, poinsettias, garlands, and elegantly wrapped faux gifts. Visitors will find the decorated...
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William K. Vanderbilt II's Eagle's Nest mansion

Spring-Summer at Vanderbilt: Bunny Fest, Living History, Music, Shakespeare

This spring and summer, the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum has programs and events for everyone. Here is an early look at a bountiful season of things to do on Long Island. Tickets for nearly all events, including Carriage House Players productions, can be purchased on this website in the weeks before the scheduled event date....
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