What’s Happening at the Vanderbilt

‘Bright Lights,’ Childhood Visual Culture, Chamber Music Concert

‘Bright Lights: Celebrate the Season’ Opens November 26 The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will open its third annual holiday event, Bright Lights: Celebrate the Season, on Saturday, November 26, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Bright Lights will be open at the same time on Sunday, November 27, and on Saturday and Sunday, December 3-18, and...
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Earth Science, Astronomy Demonstrations for Visiting Families

Every Saturday and Sunday The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Reichert Planetarium offers free earth science and astronomy demonstrations all day for young children each Saturday and Sunday. This Saturday only, October 10, the Museum will change its open hours to 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (to accommodate a late-afternoon wedding on the grounds). Regular hours...
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Family Loses Heirloom at Vanderbilt, Story Becomes a Children’s Book

Book Launch: Weekend of October 17-18 A family with a young son visited the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum a few winters ago and lost a family heirloom. The story of what happened next is the subject of a new book by two Vanderbilt colleagues. Authors Ed Clampitt and Ellen Mason have co-written and self-published a...
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Top Floor Marine Museum

Preserving History (and a Lot of Fish)

Preserving History (and a Lot of Fish) September 20, 2019 Killian Taylor, Curatorial Associate   Working in the museum industry, you find yourself handling projects that you would never expect. As a member of the curatorial department here at the Vanderbilt, I have found that the unique combination of natural history, fine art, and historical...
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Jaguar Club Plans 45th Concours d’Elegance

The Jaguar Drivers Club of Long Island will hold its 45th Annual Jaguar Invitational Concours d’Elegance, a show of vintage and modern automobiles, on the Great Lawn at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum overlooking Northport Bay on Sunday, September 16, from 11:00 to 4:00. (Rain date: September 23.) The show is open to British and...
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