NEW YORK EVENTS

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 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.

August  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

August 13, 20, 27, 2019: Tuesday Night Trivia Sunset Cruise
These Tuesday nights through August are great family fun and the winner of each week (8 of them!) will go into a drawing for season passes on the Water Taxi!!! Use Promo Code "Trivia19" on website for $5 OFF. And Remember, we are always Pet Friendly!!!

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

Now - 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.

August 17, 2019: Echoes of Tradition: Artist Demonstration: Cayuga artist Dan Hill demonstrates the process of creating traditionally-inspired silver brooches. Dan Hill is a Cayuga Heron Clan silversmith, musician, and flute maker. His metal working process includes hand cutting and stamping sheets of silver (and sometimes brass) to produce the characteristic trade silver style pieces made and worn by Haudenosaunee/Iroquois in the 18th and 19th centuries. ​iroquoismuseum.org.

August 24, 2019 (11 am-2 pm: Echoes of Tradition: Iroquois Social Dan Join us at the Iroquois Indian Museum in welcoming the Haudenosaunee Dancers! Enjoy a social dance demonstration and delight in the age-old cadence of rattle & drum. Unlike ceremonial or powwow dances, Iroquois social dances are done strictly for enjoyment and are open to all from toddlers to elders. Plan to dance when invited! Participation shows gratitude for the fact that you have the good fortune to be healthy enough to dance. ​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

October 12, 2019 (1 pm - 4 pm): Opening Reception: Women of Influence  Meet some of the artists who contributed to the Honoring quilt and learn about the inspiration and aspirations for this project. iroquoismuseum.org

October 19, 2019: Make & Take Quilt Block Workshop  A multigenerational quilting workshop! Construct your own honoring quilt blocks and connect them together to create a mini-wall hanging. 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

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 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. 

Now through October 20, 2019: Gracefully Chic: The Fashions of Philip Hulitar:   The first major retrospective exhibition to explore the work and lasting influence of mid-20th century designer Philip Hulitar (1905-1992). In the rapidly-changing world of postwar American couture, Hulitar became known for his distinctively tailored and elegantly decorated cocktail dresses and evening gowns. Launching his label in 1949 after 18 years of success as one of Bergdorf Goodman’s chief designers and head of its women’s dress division, Hulitar quickly earned critical acclaim and a fervent following in New York and Long Island society.

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 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

Now through September 15, 2019: Animodules Nonviolent Superheros —  Animodules, an original urban art form named Newark’s Official Peace Ambassadors. Animodules are unique interlocking sculptures that are artist facilitated, community created, contemporary totems. The exhibition is accompanied by Animodule making workshops where children and adults of all ages can work together to create this unique Public Art by the Public.™ Animodules form a strong bridge between communities, schools and businesses. Among many accomplishments, Animodules have engaged over 10,000 children in Newark, welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors to Newark Airport, greeted the Dalai Lama at the Newark Peace Education Summit and appeared in Times Square for the UN International Day of Peace. Each year the Animodules come together to celebrate creativity and art in the annual Newark Creation Nation Art & Peace Parade.www.mcny.org

Now through November 3, 2019: Wired! Uniting Art and Science with Energy —  In a ground-breaking effort for a fine arts museum, top-tier science and major art by Jackson Pollock, Alexander Calder, Jasper Johns, James Rosenquist, Julie Mehretu, Frank Stella, Joseph Cornell and Man Ray will be fused in one dynamic and interactive exhibition. Working with the Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Tesla Museum, this innovative project juxtaposes masterworks in many media with images produced by the most advanced scientific instruments, and even an active “cloud chamber,” to explore the supposedly “invisible” world of energy. www.mcny.org

September 21, 2019 to January 15, 2020: Picture This: The Art of Children’s Books —  Books inspire us, make us curious and bring us together. With works on loan from The Eric Carle Museum exhibited alongside contemporary illustrators, Picture This: The Art of Children’s Books celebrates the combined magic of stories and art. www.mcny.org

December 1, 2019: Illustration
Family Festival —
  
For the first time at the Museum, join us for a festival celebrating the magic of children’s book illustration. Meet exhibiting illustrators alongside their work, get picture books signed, create artworks of your own and participate in special story times with the illustrators. Advance registration required; limited tickets available day of. Stay tuned for ticket release day.www.mcny.org