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Looking for insider information and reviews about all of the cultural events happening on and around Long Island? From Art Exhibits, to Music Festivals, to Craft Shows, and everything in between – Long Island’s Arts & Culture Articles have everything you’ll want to know about what's happening in the art world right here on Long Island.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 September Family Fun Guide: Apple Picking, Town Fairs, 5Ks, and More Ways to Keep Active in Autumn!

School is back in session, but there is plenty of fun to be had on the weekends and after school!

Cornelia Hernes, Stephen Bauman, and Steve Forster: Selected Works A Group Exhibition at Hersh Fine Art, September 19-November 30, 2015

Hersh Fine Art, of the Long Island Academy of Fine Art, is pleased to present a group exhibition of drawings and paintings by Cornelia Hernes, Stephen Bauman, and Steve Forster.

American Merchant Marine Museum Reopens – World War II Japanese Surrender Sword Analyzed by Metropolitan Museum of Art Expert

August 25, 2015. The American Merchant Marine Museum at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point reopens to the public, Tuesday, September 1, after renovations.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 Labor Day Weekend Guide to Complete Summer Activities

Labor Day Weekend is right around the corner! Complete the rest of your summer with these festivities and events.

Usdan Center/Bethpage Scholars in the Arts Program: Bethpage Federal Credit Union Supports Music Study at Usdan for 5th Year

For the fifth year, talented Long Island music students received a unique opportunity to study and perform at Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts.

Mangano: Now Accepting Entries For The Annual Blue Ribbon Contest For The Long Island Fair

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that entries for the Annual Blue Ribbon Contest at the Long Island Fair are now being accepted.

Take a Tour of Long Island’s Historic Homes and Sights

Explore Long Island's rich history by taking a guided tour of one of the many historic homes, lighthouses, and other buildings!

Get Your Audition On! Teen Workshop Master Classes to Help You Get the Part - August 11 & 25

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce The Teen Master Classes in Sag Harbor on August 11 with Associate Artistic Director, Will Pomerantz and August 25 with Artistic Director, Scott ...

Where to Watch Summer Outdoor Movies Under the Stars

Save money on going to the movies by seeing movies on the big screen outside!

LongIsland.com’s August 2015 Family Fun Guide: Street Festivals and More Fun to Toast the End of Summer!

Make the most of the last month of summer vacation with these great fairs, festivals, and outdoor events!

Unleash Your Inner Artist at LI's Paint Night Events

Paint nights are great for beginner painters, or people who just want to try something new in a friendly atmosphere.

“America’s Love Affair with the Motorcycle… Continues” on Exhibit at the WMHO's Educational & Cultural Center

Due to the success of last year’s exhibit the Ward Melville Heritage Organization is once again hosting “America’s Love Affair with the Motorcycle…Continues” now through September 7.

East End Arts Presents 4th Annual National Art Show – Gone International

The East End Arts Gallery is thrilled to announce the winner of The Figure, their fourth annual national juried art show-gone-international.

Summer Bucket List 2015: Make the Most Out of Summer Here on Long Island with Tons of Local Fun!

There's no time for the summertime blues - this bucket list will keep you busy all summer long!

Outdoor Concerts and Music Festivals to Rock Your Summer!

Soak up the sun while listening to great live jams at one of these festivals, concert series, or Jones Beach shows!

LongIsland.com's 2015 July Family Fun Guide: Fireworks, 4th of July Celebrations & Tons of Summer Fun!

Summer is finally here, and July is packed with fun filled events from start to finish!

Usdan Center 2015 Festival Concerts Private Educational Performances of the Best of the Arts, Opened June 29

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the renowned Long Island summer arts day camp whose 48th season kicked off today, features award-winning and fast-rising professional artists of music, dance and theater on its unique Festival ...

Bring Out Your Child's Patriotic Side: Kid-Friendly Events Happening 4th of July Weekend!

Celebrate 4th of July with the kiddies at these local kid-friendly events on the Island!

“America’s Love Affair with the Motorcycle… Continues” - Opens July 11 in Stony Brook Village

See the evolution of the motorcycle from a restored 1912 Indian TT Racer to a 1975 Ducati 750 Sport from 20th Century Cycles at Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s summer exhibit.

William Floyd Middle School Dedicates NJHS Induction to Memory of Fallen NYPD Officer

The William Floyd Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society recently held its Annual Induction Ceremony and dedicated it in the memory of fallen New York Police Department (NYPD) Officer Brian Moore.
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