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FREDERIC REMINGTON ART MUSEUM - Ogdensburg, NY

The Frederic Remington Art Museum, founded in 1923, houses eighteen bronze sculptures, hundreds of paintings, and illustrations by artist Frederic Remington (1861-1909). You will also find Remington’s sketchbooks, endless pages of notes, easel, paintbrushes, sculpting stand, and photographs—even the cigars that were in his pocket before he died. couponsforfun.com coupon www.fredericremington.org

Now through July 7, 2019 - Form and Gesture, Drawings by Frederic Remington This selection of works featured in the Addie Newell Gallery focuses on Remington’s different uses of mark-making to convey form and gesture. The works presented include a variety of techniques and media including pencil, ink, and gouache. Small drawings, large-scale works, and sketchbooks are on view.

Now through September 8, 2019 - Select works from the Sid Richardson Museum, Fort Worth, Texas Nine iconic Remington Western paintings on loan from the Sid Richardson Museum are on display in the Museum’s Albert P. Newell Gallery and Addie P. Newell Gallery.

July 21, 2019 (11 am)- Fred's Wild West BBQ Festival Round up your family and friends for Fred’s Wild West BBQ and Festival at the Frederic Remington Art Museum. The Wild West BBQ will be catered by Parker Piercey, of PCP BBQ. Cost: $15 adults & $5 kids under 13. Each ticket purchase includes: meal, non-alchoholic beverage; live entertainment, and Museum admission. The menu includes pulled pork, chicken, salt potatoes, corn on the cob, macaroni salad, watermelon, and assorted Lipton Teas. Meals can be eaten on site, or as take-out.

August 2,9,16, and 23, 2019 (10 am - noon) - Family Fun in August Looking for a fun and enriching activity to do with your grandkids, kids, nieces, or nephews? This weekly program lets you explore the artwork of Frederic Remington, get your hands dirty with some hands-on artmaking, and spend quality time together.

FREEPORT WATER TAXI & TOURS - Freeport, NY

Freeport Water Taxi & Tours, located on Freeport's famous Nautical Mile, offers a variety of tours including, sunset cruises, day and evening cruises, regional wine tasting, wetland tours, harbor seal watching and much more . They'll even drop you off at one of Freeport's waterfront restaurants after the cruise. The Water Taxi also shuttles guests to and from Freeport, Long Beach and Point Lookout; all wonderful summertime destinations - Seasonal: Check website for schedule. Get savings coupon at couponsforfun.com

May 12, 2019: Moms Ride Free All Day on Mother's Day
Mom's do everything for us!!! So let's give them back something they'll love...a break!!! Book now on our website.

May 25-26, 2019: See the Air Show Up Close And Personal!!!
Come and join us for an up close and personal viewing of the Memorial Weekend Air Show. Tickets are on sale now for our awesome 4 hour viewing from the boat! We anchor in the bay, just north of the Jones Beach Water Tower, which is the focal point of the show. Book Now on our website. $50/Adults & $35/Children 

June 29, July 4 and July 6 2019 (8:30 pm): Three Great Independence Day Celebrations
Get up close and personal to three great Independence Day Celebrations: First, the Point Lookout Show on July 29; followed by the Jones Beach Show on July 4; and lastly, the Freeport Show on July 6. Book Now on our website. 

IROQUOIS INDIAN MUSEUM - Howes Cave, NY

The Museum’s exhibits, festivals, interactive Children’s Museum, and 45-acre Nature Park celebrate the cultural diversity, rich history, archaeology, and artistic expression of the Iroquois: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora. Get coupon

April 4 - November 30, 2019: Treasured Traditions, A Statement of Place: The exhibit, “Treasured Traditions: A Statement of Place,” and its related programming introduces five Iroquois communities and showcases the actively practiced visual art forms that define, express, and reinforce each of their distinct community and cultural identities. ​iroquoismuseum.org.

May 31 - June 14, 2019: Cobleskill-Richmondville Student Art Exhibit  An exhibition of selected works by 1st and 4th graders from Cobleskill-Richmondville School. Created under the instruction of art teacher Lori Mollitor, two and three-dimensional works inspired by the students’ study of Native cultures will be on exhibit in the Children’s Museum. iroquoismuseum.org

July 6, 2019: Echoes of Tradition: The Language of Dance, Iroquois Social Dancers   Niagara River Dancers from Tuscarora. iroquoismuseum.org

July 31, 2019: Echoes of Tradition: Artist Demonstration   Tuscarora-based artist Mary Clause demonstrates the creation of elaborately ornate beadwork collars, cuffs, and other items. iroquoismuseum.org

October 1 – November 30, 2019: Women of Influence: Each Block a Story  An Honoring quilt from Seneca Nation territory produced through the contributions and collaboration of 47 Native women from 7 territories. Includes touchscreen with audio stories about the women who are honored in each of the quilt blocks. iroquoismuseum.org

LONG ISLAND MUSEUM - Stony Brook, NY

The Long Island Museum is a place to rediscover the richness of America’s cultural heritage, admire masterpieces of American art, marvel at the beauty and workmanship of historic horse-drawn carriages, and gain an understanding of how life was lived in earlier eras. The Long Island Museum has the distinction of being the only Smithsonian Affiliate on Long Island, and one of just 152 affiliates nationwide. www.longislandmuseum.org  Get coupon

June 16, 2019: Father's Day   Take Dad on an historic adventure and tell him to leave his wallet at home. FREE admission for fathers all day to all exhibitions.

Now through September 2, 2019: Walt Whitman’s Arcadia: Long Island Through the Eyes of a Poet & Painters:  Exhibition:  Walt Whitman’s Arcadia will present chosen passages from Whitman’s writings alongside more than 20 paintings by William Sidney Mount, John F. Kensett, Lemuel Wiles, and more. The stunning wooded landscapes, rustic scenery, and rugged shoreline that so captivated Whitman was equally fascinating to artists from across the region.

Now through July 7, 2019: I Sing the Body Electric Exhibition:  Amateur and professional artists' works inspired by the written word in our annual juried art competition. A panel of museum staff members selected for finalists for this exhibition and winners were chosen by an outside art professional. See works in all media, accompanied by the artist’s inspiration for each piece. Seniors may enter free on June 11, 2019 (10 am - noon).

June 14 - September 30, 2019: Face to Face: Artist Portraits of Other Artists -  How do artists look? How does an artist perceive and portray individuals in portraiture? And what if those individuals – their subjects – are fellow artists themselves? Face to Face is a unique exploration of artists painting other artists. They often live or work near one another, regularly show their work and give feedback, and have formed distinct communities scattered throughout the region. 

June 20, 2019 (6 - 8 pm): Summer Thursday  On the eve of the summer solstice, join LIM after hours for food, drinks and crocheting fun as we prepare to have new trees wrapped later in the summer! Also enjoy free admission to the Art Museum after hours.

June 23, 2019 (1 - 4 pm): Face-to-Face  Spend your afternoon with artists featured in the Face to Face exhibition and watch them create portraits of lucky selected visitors! Artists Doug Reina, Kelynn Alder and Kevin McEvoy, all who have works on display in the Face To Face exhibition, will treat visitors to a taste of their work by using them as the subjects.

June 23, 2019 (1-4 pm): Face To Face – Meet The Artists Exhibition:  Spend your afternoon with artists featured in the Face to Face exhibition and watch them create portraits of lucky selected visitors! Artists Doug Reina, Kelynn Alder and Kevin McEvoy, all who have works on display in the Face To Face exhibition, will treat visitors to a taste of their work by using them as the subjects, and showing them the process behind their work.

August 4, 2019 (1-4 pm): Family Fun Day Exhibition:  Spend the day at the museum with the whole family! Music by Three Village Chamber Players, ongoing obstacles and other fitness activities with My Gym Stony Brook, artmaking stations, gallery viewing, refreshments, and more! Free admission for all.

August 11-12, 2019 (4 pm): Sketching Fashion Exhibition:  Join teaching artist Krista Biedenbach for a demonstration on how to sketch and recreate the designs in the Gracefully Chic: The Fashions of Phillip Hulitar exhibition. Visitors will have a chance to observe and then try their hand at sketching the fabulous works of this famed designer. Techniques to help draw the body form and how to sketch clothing on this form will be demonstrated. Participants are welcome to bring their own sketch books and any pencils for drawing or the museum will have drawing boards, paper and pencils for use in the gallery. Please do not bring other art materials, due to gallery restrictions.

MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK - New York, NY

The Museum of the City of New York fosters understanding of the distinctive nature of urban life in the world’s most influential metropolis. It engages visitors by celebrating, documenting, and interpreting the city’s past, present, and future. Get coupon

Now through April 28, 2019: Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis —  Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis explores the complex story of New York’s long battle against infectious disease—a fight involving government, urban planners, medical professionals, businesses, and activists. It reveals how our understanding of disease has changed us physically, socially, and culturally, and the surprising interplay between people and pathogens in an urban context. www.mcny.org

Now through June 23, 2019: A City for Corduroy: Don Freeman's New York —  A City for Corduroy: Don Freeman’s New York presents the gamut of Freeman’s New York work, from his lively and humane depictions of ordinary New Yorkers and the city in the 1930s, to his illustrated scenes of the Broadway backstage, to his children’s books inspired by the city, including not just the Corduroy books but also Pet of the Met and Hattie the Backstage Bat. The exhibition features drawings, paintings, publications, and prints, as well as the artist’s original studies and sketches of Corduroy and other characters. www.mcny.org

Now through September 15, 2019: In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson, An Intimate Portrait of a Baseball Legend —  In 1947 Jackie Robinson made history when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first African American in Major League Baseball. In honor of the centennial of Robinson’s birth, In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson features some 30 images of Robinson and the Dodgers taken for Look magazine. Along with these stunning black-and-white images from the Museum's collection, many never before seen, the exhibition features memorabilia and rare footage of the Robinson family, as well as the published magazines, which provide a window into the media's portrayal of this groundbreaking figure through the lens of the day’s popular picture press. www.mcny.org

Now through October 6, 2019: Cycling in the City: A 200-Year History —  Cycling in the City traces the bike’s transformation of urban transportation and leisure and explores the extraordinary diversity of cycling cultures in the city, past, and present. The exhibition reveals the complex, creative, and often contentious relationship between New York and the bicycle, while underscoring the importance of cycling as the city confronts climate change, energy scarcity, and population growth in the years to come. www.mcny.org

NASSAU COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART - Roslyn Harbor, NY

Tour the 145-acre property of the former Frick Estate, one of finest examples of Long Island’s fabled Gold Coast era. Beautifully restored formal gardens, rare specimen trees, one of the largest Sculpture Parks in the Northeast and a three-story Georgian mansion housing ten galleries. Continuing exhibitions (through November 8, 2015) include: The Moderns (Chagall, Degas, Léger, Miró, Picasso and others) from the Saltzman Family Collect and Long Island Collects Modern Art; Posters of the Russian Revolution; and Frank Olt’s New York. Get coupon