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Traveling Classroom

Vanderbilt and National Grid Foundation to Unveil Mobile Science Classroom, Discovering the Universe

The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will demonstrate a new mobile, science-education outreach program, Traveling Classroom: Discovering the Universe, on Wednesday, October 30th.
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Visiting the Vanderbilt Museum

September 5, 2013 By Mia Redick – Kidsday Reporter Have you ever been to the Vanderbilt Museum & Planetarium? If you haven’t, you should visit. It is in Centerport. The Vanderbilt Museum includes the mansion, marine museum, rose garden, guard house, education center and carriage house. I also saw a show at the Vanderbilt Planetarium,...
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Arena Players

Outdoor theaters host Shakespeare on Long Island

July 17, 2013 By Aileen Jacobson “And will you, nill you, I will marry you.” — Petruchio to Katherine in William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” On opening night of Arena Players’ Shakespeare Festival in the cobblestone Vanderbilt Mansion courtyard, we never got to see whether the irrepressible Petruchio gained his way with the...
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William K. Vanderbilt II

Museum Marks 82nd Anniversary of William K. Vanderbilt II’s Epic Circumnavigation of the Globe, 1931-32

The summer of 2013 marks the 82nd anniversary of the epic voyage of the Alva – William K. Vanderbilt II’s custom-built, 264-foot yacht – during which he circumnavigated the earth. He favored lucky numbers and began the journey when he weighed anchor in Northport Bay on the seventh day of the seventh month: July 7,...
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Long Island Filmmakers Capture Vanderbilt Essence in Brief Film

The Majors Productions, a five-person company of young Long Island filmmakers, has just completed a brief video on the Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium.
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