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New Young-Adult Astronomy Program

The Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium will offer a new summer astronomy program for young adults, ages 16-22. The program will be led by Vanderbilt science educators Tom Rico and Roger Ledgister, who also work with Discovering the Universe, the Museum’s mobile science and astronomy classroom that visits Long Island schools. The program, Young Adult...
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Theater Shows on Long Island

2014 Shakespeare Festival: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

The Arena Players Repertory Theater Company will present its 26th Annual Summer Shakespeare Festival, featuring the enchanting and beloved comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream, performed in the scenic cobblestone courtyard of the Vanderbilt Mansion. Theatergoers are encouraged to picnic before the show on the majestic Great Lawn overlooking Northport Bay and Long Island Sound. The...
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Theater Shows on Long Island

Arena Players Children’s Theater: ‘The Wizard of Oz’

The Arena Players Children’s Theater will present a classic story, The Wizard of Oz, on Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. from Saturday, July 5, through Sunday, August 24, 2014, in the Vanderbilt Carriage House Theater. This musical, audience-participation will delight family audiences. Dorothy’s familiar journey from Kansas to Oz is highlighted by her meetings...
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Educational Workshops for Kids on Long Island

Children’s Workshops Make Learning Fun

Each July and August, the Vanderbilt Museum offers creative summer workshops for pre-school children (ages 3-5, with an adult) and grades K-3. Programs for both grade levels involve visits with museum educators to the various collections galleries and doing creative projects. New in 2014: the Vanderbilt Education Center has added an astronomy component for grades...
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Vanderbilt's Lincoln Letter

Vanderbilt’s Lincoln Letter, Washington Oil Portrait on Display for Presidents’ Week

Just after the start of the Civil War in 1861, President Abraham Lincoln wrote a letter to Fernando Wood, then mayor of New York City, that is part of William K. Vanderbilt II’s extensive archives. To commemorate the Presidents’ Day holiday, the Vanderbilt Museum will display the Lincoln letter, as well as an oil portrait...
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