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Noted Artist Sean Murtha Creates New Paintings for Stoll Wing Dioramas

Sean Murtha is wedged between a gemsbok – a large antelope – and the curving wall of a diorama. Using a palette knife, he applies paint to purple-gray mountains on the horizon of a savanna. He is creating a new background painting of African grasslands for one of the wild-animal dioramas in the Stoll Wing...
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New York Social Diary Visits Vanderbilt Mansion

Essay, Photos Highlight Fascinating Family, Estate History John Foreman, who writes the regular “Big Old Houses” feature for the online New York Social Diary, recently visited the Museum to explore and photograph the Vanderbilt Mansion. Foreman’s photo essay and accompanying article take the reader on a guided tour of the 24-room Spanish Revival mansion, which...
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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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Workshops for Kids on Long Island

April 14-18: Spring-Recess Children’s Workshops: Mummy Masks, Reptile Sculptures, Hand Drums, ‘Recycled’ Art

When schools break for spring recess, the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Education Department offers fun, creative workshops for children in Pre-K and grades 1-3. Advance registration is required for all workshops, and a discount is given for registering early.
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Vanderbilt Planetarium Launches Live Shows

October 18, 2013 By Steve Parks Among the most popular shows at the Vanderbilt Planetarium before its $4 million renovation were the recorded rock concert light shows – especially Pink Floyd, a Long Island fan favorite. Starting Sunday, the planetarium will host live concerts. But at 147 seats, the planetarium’s new William and Mollie Rogers...
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