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Carriage shopping after finally seeing the Robert Moses exhibition ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿค“#longislandmuseum #longisland #longislandhistory #nyhistory #robertmoses #saturdayadventures #love
From the Robert Moses exhibit at the Long Island Museum: these photos are of a model of the original art-deco design of the second Jones Beach Marine Theatre. Yes, it used to have a moat between the stage and the seats (and it was commonly incorporated into shows). The 8,500 seat concrete theatre was designed by Robert Moses and built between 1949 and 1952, primarily for Broadway style shows. (there was an earlier 10,000 seat theatre built by Moses there in 1935, but it was destroyed in a Hurricane in 1944.) Many operettas and musicals were put on at the theatre (it's opening night was a production of Strauss's A Night in Venice). Many opera singers and bandleaders performed regularly, such as Freeport's own Guy Lombardo (Lombardo's orchestra would play on a boat that was ferrying them to the stage during the show!) The theatre was built on Zachs Bay, to not take up large amounts of space. Moses incorporated the waterway into the design (the only access to the stage was via boat). During renovations in the early 1990s, the moat was filled in with more seats and a second level was added.  In the late 1980s, the primary use of the theatre turned from musicals to rock concerts.  This is primarily what it is used for today (and what, I'm sure, most people know it for.) #jonesbeach #amphitheater #theatre #theater #concert #music #robertmoses #history #longisland #nassau #nassauny #nassaucounty #newyork #guylombardo #beach #longislandmuseum #concertvenue #operetta #musical #zachsbay #jonesbeachny #artdeco
The path to this evening’s recital hall is lined with carriages...๐Ÿ’‍โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽถ #northshorepromusica #chamberseries #chambermusic #recital #longislandmuseum #carriagehouse #officefortheevening #lifeofamusician #violinist #newyork #longisland #carriages
Registration is now live for our special member benefit event on Friday, November 30, 2018, to celebrate the exhibition "Elias Pelletreau: Long Island Silversmith and Entrepreneur" at the Long Island Museum. The show features nearly 170 objects, including many fine examples of Pelletreau’s work, paintings, and furniture, all of which illuminate the life and times of this significant early American artisan. The exhibition at the Long Island Museum and accompanying catalog published by Preservation Long Island, were supported by the Trust’s inaugural Dean F. Failey Grants. Do not miss out on this wonderful program! LINK IN BIO โ˜๐Ÿผ . . . #longisland #preservationlongisland #longislandmuseum #eliaspelletreau #museum #tour #silversmith #sherwoodjaynefarm #newyorkhistory #decorativearts #decarts #faileyfund #silver
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A thing of beauty โ›ต๏ธ๐ŸŒŠ@vanderbiltmuseum
Garden City NY Cradle of Aviation Museum is an aerospace museum located in Garden City, New York on Long Island to commemorate Long Island's part in the #historyofaviation. It is located on land once part of #MitchelAirForceBase which, together with nearby #RooseveltField and other airfields on the #HempsteadPlains, was the site of many historic flights. So many seminal flights had occurred in the area that by the mid-1920s the cluster of #airfields was already dubbed the "Cradle of Aviation". #cradleofaviation #aviation #longislandhistory #longislandkids #ourhistory #longislandmuseum #freelongisland
Nancy continued:  If you remember, I posted a study of Nancy Ness who is posing for me for the “Artist Painting Artist Exhibit” coming up early next year at the Long Island Museum. Although portraits are not my thing, I am most definitely enjoying this project as it unfolds. Kudos for Nancy! She's very patient.  To be continued… . . . . .  #fineartist #painter #hectordecordova #greenportartist #greenport #licharacter #liwinecountry #eastendarts #eastendartist #hamptonsmag #luxuryinteriordesign #artforyou #privatecollector #northfork #nofo #northforkli #artsy #artistonartsy #acrylic #collage #watercolors #mixedmediums #northforker #portraitofanartist #longislandmuseum
#repost @yenyorkcity  Had A Retro Blast!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ‘พ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜œat the beautiful museum of #cradleofaviation ๐Ÿ›ฉ where the #longislandretrogamingexpo was held! My favorite part was definitely the band that played so many video game ๐ŸŽฎ songs!! ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸŽธ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿฒ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸŽถ WOW they Rocked!!๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ŽAnd of course๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿ˜playing all the awesome games I grew up playing with my brothers as a kid! ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜œ๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿ‘พ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ’• Check out my stories for more!!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜†๐ŸŽถIt was worth the trip from the city to Long Island! So Much Funโ€ผ๏ธโค๏ธ #foreverakidatheart ๐Ÿ’˜#Retrogaming #cosplay #nintendo #retrogaming #longislandmuseum #games #beautifulmuseums #videogames #yenyorkcity
Had A Retro Blast!๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ‘พ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜œat the beautiful museum of #cradleofaviation ๐Ÿ›ฉ where the #longislandretrogamingexpo was held! My favorite part was definitely the band that played so many video game ๐ŸŽฎ songs!! ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸŽธ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿฒ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸŽถ WOW they Rocked!!๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ŽAnd of course๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿ˜playing all the awesome games I grew up playing with my brothers as a kid! ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜œ๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿ‘พ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ’• Check out my stories for more!!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜†๐ŸŽถIt was worth the trip from the city to Long Island! So Much Funโ€ผ๏ธโค๏ธ #foreverakidatheart ๐Ÿ’˜#Retrogaming #cosplay #nintendo #retrogaming #longislandmuseum #games #beautifulmuseums #videogames #yenyorkcity
#longislandmuseum - ััƒะฒะตะฝะธั€. ะกะธะดะธะผ ัะบั€ะธะฟะธะผ ะฟะตั€ะพะผ :-)
Quick one: here's one of the original Art Deco light fixtures from Jones Beach in 1931.  There were 12 originally, and they were all mounted on wooden polls along the central mall plaza.  The glass fins help direct light. The Long Island State Parks Commission designed them and lent this one to the Long Island Museum for their Robert Moses exhibit.  #robertmoses #moses #jonesbeach #longisland #newyork #longislandmuseum #light #jonesbeachny #nassau #nassauny #history #nassaucounty #artdeco
Is this just another #manhattan transplant to #longisland?  This  1880 Beaux Arts fountain once stood at the corner of #madison and 23rd donated by #oliviaphelpsstokes a member of #aspca so #horses (and people) would have a source of #water while traveling on Madison Ave. Now preserved at #longislandmuseum in #stonybrook
An intricate polished granite fountain like this looks like it belongs in the middle of Manhattan. So what is it doing in the backyard of a Long Island museum?  Well, it used to be in the middle of Manhattan!  This 14 foot, 20 ton beaux arts horse fountain was constructed in 1880 at the intersection of Madison Avenue and 23rd Street. It was commissioned by Olivia Phelps Stokes of the ASPCA for a sum of $6000.  You caught that I called it a horse fountain, right?  It was meant for horses...mostly.  When horses and carriages were super common on New York City streets, horses needed to drink water.  Otherwise, they would get dehydrated and fall over and die (and if you think I'm joking, let me tell you...it happened... A LOT. Horses would lay dead in the streets, among the horse poop that no one bothered to clean up, spreading disease and everything else. Don't let anyone say the streets aren't cleaner and healthier since cars came.) Two of the troughs were meant for horses and one was meant for people.  I don't know how you could tell the difference, or stop a horse from going to whichever one they wanted...or if people drank from it like they were bobbing for apples. Anyway, after cars became the main transportation in the streets and less and less horses were around the fountain became obsolete and an annoyance to drivers.  The City removed it in 1957.  The Long Island Museum at Stony Brook approached the City asking to take the fountain off their hands.  They didn't want something as beautiful as this to sit in storage getting lost.  The City gladly handed it over.  The Museum gave it a full restoration in 1987.  You can see it among other historic buildings in between the Smithsonian affiliate's art and carriage museums. #longisland #longislandmuseum #stonybrook #stonybrookny #newyork #history #manhattan #fountain #horse #cars #horses #horsefountain #suffolkny #suffolkcounty #newyorkcity #nyc

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