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Nassau County Museum of Art

1 Museum Dr. off Northern Blvd. Roslyn Harbor , NY 516-484-9338

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Type:

Children's, Museum, Kids, Art, Day camp

Price:

$12, $8 seniors and students, $4 ages 4-12; free 4 and younger

Description:

Housed in a Gold Coast mansion, some of the biggest-name exhibits on Long Island are displayed here, making it one of the country's largest suburban art museums in attendance. On any pleasant day, you can enjoy the splendid sculpture garden.

The 145-acre property includes the Arnold and Joan Saltzman Fine Art Building, formal gardens, rare specimen trees, grasslands and ponds, eight miles of marked hiking trails, and a sculpture garden featuring more than 50 sculptures.

The Saltzman Fine Art Building, an example of neo-Georgian Gold Coast architecture, features 10 exhibition galleries and a wood-paneled library. Changing and permanent exhibitions, lectures, workshops, and other programs are regularly offered for adults, children and school groups.

The museum offers art workshop classes for beginners through working artists. 

Family Sundays at the Museum begins at 1 p.m. (free with museum admission).

Summer camp info: Ages: 5-13 (5-8 years old 9 a.m.-noon; 9-13 years old 1-4 p.m.) Two two-week sessions starting July 27 and August 10. Fees: Call for rates. Specialties: experiments in art and science, outdoor hikes, museum visits and expertly guided art making in areas such as printmaking, sculpture, collage and painting.

Hours:

11 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Visit website for installation closings

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Event schedule

Fri24

CANCELLED: Film: 'Josef and Anni Albers: Art is Everywhere' Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Fri24

Film: 'Paper Medium Rare: All Things Paper' Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Fri24

Fool the Eye Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Fri24

Master Class: Josef Albers and His Students Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Fri1

Fri-Yay Art Day! Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Sat2

Hands-On Art Program: Studio Saturdays Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Sat2

Discussion About the Works on View Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Sun3

Family Sundays at the Museum Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Tue5

Hear It! See It! Draw It! Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Sun10

Exhibition Talk and Wine Tasting: Fool the Eye Meets Fool the Plate Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Thu14

Exhibition Talk: Brown Bag Lecture Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Tue19

Hands-On Art Program: Sketching in the Galleries Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Sat6

Studio Saturdays Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Sat13

Master Class: The Concert: Gemini Journey Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

Sun14

Magical Days at a Gold Coast Mansion Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor , NY

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