Monday, July 27, 2009

August Events

Actually, many of these start this week, so I'm just going to jump right in and start listing them!

Arts in Education Round Table News
Join us for two special 'focus on the artist' AIE Roundtable meetings!
THIS WEEK! - JULY 29, 4 PM - Hofstra University Museum...and AUGUST 5, 3 PM - East End Arts Council Carriage House. Be inspired! Join us as we explore essentials and aspirations of the teaching artist. Help us create next year's goals for the Long Island Arts in Education Roundtable. Learn about grant opportunities, technical assistance and other resources for the teaching artist.
And come enjoy Burton Morris - Pop! -on exhibit now in the Emily Lowe Gallery. RSVP or questions to Our thanks as always to the East End Arts Council and NYSCA for their sponsorship of the Roundtable.

WHDS Summer Group Art Show
Regina Stark, Debra Rodman-Peck, Jessica McAvoy, Marion Marino
The artists exhibiting in this show have been selected for their use of appealing color combination & subject matter. August 13 - September 10, 2009; reception, Thursday August 13, 2009 5-9PM. All artwork is for sale - unframed original artwork & prints available for sale during reception. WH Design Studio is an Architectural Firm located in the main business district of Patchogue Village, Long Island. As Artists ourselves, we are pleased to support our local artists by curating & hosting periodic art shows at our location. Exhibiting artists are hand picked by the firm.
For more about us and what we do please visit:
WH Design Studio, Architect & Planner, P.C.
William J. Miller, R.A.
11 North Ocean Ave. Patchogue, New York 11772

Long Island Museum News
Jeanne Rogers has been accepted into the open juried show at the Long Island Museum. An Awards Reception open to all will be held August 16 in the Gillespie Room of the museum from 2 to 4 PM. The show will run through Sept 7. Jeanne also recently sold one of her paintings at the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation show.

Plein Air Paint-out
En plein air is a French expression which means "in the open air", and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors. The Brookhaven Arts and Humanities Council will be sponsoring a traditional Plein air at the Longwood Estates to celebrate and capture the beautiful outdoors. You supply materials, we supply the inspiring landscape. Any medium encouraged.
Working Days:
8 am to 3 pm, Tue. & Thur., August 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 (8 days scheduled work. Longwood Estates is open during the week and arrangements can be made for other days during the week). Exhibit Drop off: Thursday, September 3, 2009 12 noon to 3:00PM, exhibit at Longwood Estates: Saturday and Sunday, September 12th and 13th. Pick Up: Monday, October 5, 2009 R.S.V.P. by July 31, 2009. Fee: Free
  • Exhibited artwork must have been created en Plein air, within the Longwood Estates
  • All mediums are acceptable
  • Artists are responsible for framing their artwork, bringing it to Drop off at the Longwood Estate for display.
  • All exhibited artwork must be for sale. Artists set their own prices.
  • A 30% commission on all sales is retained to benefit BAHC.
  • Unsold paintings are the responsibility of the artist.
Longwood Estate-Longwood Road and Smith Road, Ridge, New York 11961, 631-924-1820. Located on the North Side of Longwood Road, east side of Smith Road. Longwood Road is 2 lights south of Rt 25a off of William Floyd Parkway. Traveling south on William Floyd Parkway. Make a right onto Longwood Road, then the 1st right onto Smith Road. The entrance to Longwood Estate is 100 feet on the right. Please remember the estate is open to the public, from the hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Workshops and tours will be going on so please be mindful of the director her staff and the guests. Don't work in paths or docks so the tours can pass uninterrupted.

Kids' Club
By popular demand, "What to do when the Lights Go Out" is back on August 9th at the Mt. Sinai Heritage Center. Learn how to play classic board games such as chess, checkers, and more! $7 gets you in!

Annual Photography Competition
August 13-September 13, 2009
This is the show where photography rules. All photographers are invited to enter. There is no theme to this exhibit just some great camera work required. Have fun! Drop off date: August 10, 2009 3:30 to 7:30 pm at the Gallery on The Hill, Bicycle Path, Farmingville, NY. Pick up date: September 13, 2009 3:30 to 7:30 pm. Entry fee for BAHC members- $8 Each, 3/ $20; non-members $10 each, 2/$25. Reception: Sunday August 16, 2009 2-4 pm. If you need further information, a prospectus, or directions to the gallery, please contact our office, Monday- Friday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm 631-451-9070

I'll be back with more news as it breaks! Don't forget to bookmark this page so you don't miss out on the latest happenings from the Brookhaven Arts and Humanities Council!

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