Featured Events

August 2 - August 4: Closed to the Public

The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and Reichert Planetarium will be closed to the public Tuesday through Thursday, August 2-4, for the filming of an episode of an Amazon Prime Video series. We appreciate your understanding. Shakespeare will also be cancelled Wednesday 8/3 and Friday 8/5 to accommodate this event.

VANDERBILT NEWS

04
Aug

History of the Red Caps, Fearless Watercolor, U2 Tribute, Legacy Bricks

Boss of the Grips, the Story of Grand Central Terminal’s Red Caps The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will host Eric K. Washington, a New York City-based independent historian, on Thursday, August 11, for an evening lecture on the life of James H. Williams. Washington’s lecture will draw heavily from his years of archival research and...
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28
Jul

Boss of the Grips, Comedy of Errors, Almost U2, Vanderbilt Bricks

Historian discusses Boss of the Grips, Significant NYC history The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will host Eric K. Washington, a New York City-based independent historian, on Thursday, August 11, for an evening lecture on the life of James H. Williams. Washington’s lecture will draw heavily from his years of archival research and from his acclaimed...
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26
Jul

Gardiner Foundation Grant Supports Yellin Weathervane Restoration

Award-Winning Artisans from Spirit Ironworks Restoring Sculptural Works The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum has received a grant of $86,489 from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation that is supporting the restoration of two weathervanes that once adorned the Vanderbilt Mansion and the Learning Center. The mansion weathervane, once atop the Bell Tower, depicts a ship...
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21
Jul

This Week: Museum Together, Cactus Kids, Wildlife Diversity, Moonstruck Mania

‘Moonstruck Mania,’ an Art & Science Adventure Moonstruck Mania, an art and science adventure between the Heckscher Museum of Art and the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, will be held on Sunday, July 24, from 3:30 to 6:30 pm. The event is recommended for families with children age 6 and up. The adventure begins at The...
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08
Jul

Pocket Prairies, STEAM Workshops, Live Rock, Museum Together

Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra Return for 15th Summer The internationally renowned Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra return to the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum on Friday, July 15, for their 15th annual performance. A perennial favorite, the orchestra performs annually to sold-out audiences at the Vanderbilt, playing their original blend of Afro-Caribbean rhythms –...
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