What’s Happening at the Vanderbilt

‘Storytime Under the Stars’, ‘Museum Together’, ‘Soil and Spirit’, Architecture Tour

‘Storytime Under the Stars’ Returns to Planetarium The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s next Storytime Under the Stars is set for Sunday, August 27, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium. Sponsored by Bank of America. Storytime evenings feature a live narrator at the front of the theater who reads from selected picture books,...
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Vanderbilt Lecture Series: New Season Begins

Poet-Farmer Scott Chaskey Reflects on ‘Soil and Spirit’ On Thursday, August 24, the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will host Scott Chaskey, poet-farmer and pioneer of the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) movement, for a presentation of his latest memoir, Soil and Spirit: Cultivation and Kinship in the Web of Life (Milkweed Editions, 2023). As a farmer with decades...
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‘Museum Together’, Summer Science Workshops, Laser Taylor Swift, Shakespeare Fest

Museum Together: Explore and Make Art The Vanderbilt will offer Museum Together!, a new program for families, on Wednesday, August 23, from 10:00 to 11:00 am in the Hall of Fishes marine museum. Join a museum educator for a tour of Willam K. Vanderbilt II’s collection of marine life and make a creative project together. Fee:...
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‘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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