The Doors Are Open! North Shore

Historical Museum Now Open to the Public Wednesdays 2 PM-6 PM Saturdays 11 AM-3 PM

 

We are proud to announce thr North Shore Historical Museum will open to the public. The completely renovated Justices Court building, an historic national landmark and the Museum's home, will open January 19 with public visitation days of Wednesdays and Saturdays. January 19th also marks the 104th anniversary of the  building's initial opening by the Town of Oyster Bay in 1908.

For the present time, the Museum will be open to public visitations on Wednesdays from 2 to 6 PM, and Saturdays from 11 AM to 3 PM. Museum members will be admitted free, with a fee of $5.00 for other guests, $3.00 for children, and family membership $20.00.

For further information on hours, exhibits, or to book tours, call (516)-801-1191 or email Ms. Yoder at director@northshorehistoricalmuseum.org

The Museum is located at 140 Glen Street; visit the Mueum's website at www.northshorehistoricalmuseum.org

The Museum is accepting memberships, and also offering commemorative sponsor plaque opportunities.

The official opening follows the appointment of Colleen Yoder as  Museum Director who will be in charge of exhibits and the Museum's operations. Ms. Yoder, a Glen Cove Resident, has excellent credentials and experience as a museum curator; she holds aBS degree in Museum Education from Pennsylvania State, University and a MS in Humanities from California State University. "I cannot express the thrill it will be watching the first visitors to this incredible building", Ms. Yoder said. "Although for the present we are only open two days a week,we will be hosting group tours for school children and other organizations."

Brian Mercadante, Museum President, said that "We invite everyone to come in to view this national treasure and our exhibits. On behalf of our Board of Trustees, I'd like to thank the many, many organizations and governemnt agencies that have made this dream possible."

 

In The Press

Downtown Sounds Featured in L.I.Pulse Magazine, Others

DOWNTOWN SOUNDS 2015 FEATURED IN LOCAL MEDIA

Downtown Sounds 2015 has been getting favorable attention in the press lately, with feature articles in Long Island Pulse Magazine:

Music Fills Downtown Glen Cove This Summer:


http://lipulse.com/2015/06/30/music-fills-downtown-glen-cove-this-summer/

And 25A Magazine:

Glen Cove Village Square Downtown Sounds: It's All About the Music


 

 
Glen Cove Downtown BID

BEAUTIFIES DOWNTOWN WITH FLOWER BASKETS
 

Glen Cove, NY – The Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District purchased 83 hanging flower baskets to grace the light poles of the downtown commercial district.

 

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Patch- Website Lists Glen Cove on 100 Safest Cities list

Courtesy of Glen Cove Patch:

Glen Cove Rated One of Nation's Safest Cities

Website ranks city twelfth safest in U.S.
By Micah Danney
March 19, 2013
Your chances of being the victim of a crime in Glen Cove are less than in most other cities in the country, according to a recent report.

The website NeighborhoodScout released its list of the Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. for cities with populations of more than 25,000 people. Glen Cove ranked 12, one spot higher than Greenwich, Conn. and one behind Sammamish, Wash.

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Upcoming Events

Cornelia Hernes, Stephen Bauman, and Steve Forster: Selected Works
A Group Exhibition and Collaborative Works at Hersh Fine Art, Glen Cove, NY
September 10-October 6, 2016


 

                 Glen Cove, NY--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. The exhibition will be on view from September 10 to October 6, 2016.  The artists will be present for an opening reception on Saturday, September 10, from 6pm to 9pm, which includes a live painting and drawing demonstration from 4pm to 7pm.  The exhibition and demonstration are free and open to the public.
Hernes and Bauman currently reside in Jersey City, NJ as principal instructors at the Jersey City branch of the Florence Academy of Art.  Forster, a resident of Glen Cove, is director of the Long Island Academy of Fine Art, where he also teaches.
The collaborative work of Steve Forster and Stephen Bauman merge the talents of two painters with similar backgrounds, but with different artistic visions. These collaborations recreate beloved Long Island landscapes, such as Cedarmere in Roslyn and Morgan Park in Glen Cove, bringing to them the creative friction that comes from the visual interplay of two different artists’ interpretations, and the textures of two different artists’ hands.  These pictures, described by the artists as “abstract realism,” are like jazz improvisation; they bring out previously untapped qualities in each artist as one answers the other in the same painting.   Together Bauman and Forster reach the height of sensitivity to atmosphere, light and color, transcending the subject matter.
Stephen Bauman's portraits center on the emotional inner life of his subjects. Through his mastery of drawing media, he aims to capture the human spirit as it passes from one experience to another.  The drawings are an homage to the craft itself, offering an observable dialog between the artist’s mind and hand as we see clearly defined planar shifts, cross-hatching, and erasure marks.
Cornelia Hernes, born and raised in Norway, spent most of her formative teen years in Africa.  This exposure to a variety of vastly different cultural norms has given her a respect for and celebration of life and individual personhood that she brings to her portraiture.  Her drawings and paintings are rarely simply the rendering of a model.  One can often detect layered meanings, such as in the painting Scarlet Ribbon.  A young woman with unrestrained red hair is in jarring contrast with a green background.  Her expression is determined, almost fierce, which seems to be at odds with the tender heart-shaped pendant and girlishly disheveled scarlet ribbon in her hair. It may call to mind someone who will defy expectations placed upon them, or perhaps, that a woman is not defined by her emotions and beauty alone.
This exhibition will run from September 10 through October 6, 2016, with a gallery reception on September 10 from 6-9pm.  For details please refer to www.hershfineart.com or: Hersh Fine Art at The Long Island Academy of Fine Art 14A Glen Street
Glen Cove, NY 11542
516-590-4324
info@liafa.com

 

CDA Grants Information

Assistance with sign and facade improvements is available through the Glen Cove CDA. Forms are available below or through the CDA website.

 

Long Island Academy of Fine Art
14 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542 ~ 516-590-4324 ~ info@liafa.com
Fall Classes Start Monday, September 19
Semester runs September 19-December 11.  Latecomers welcome!

View our full schedule here.

 

Call 516-590-4324, email info@liafa.com, or register online.
Young Artist Program and Portfolio Development
We continue to expand course offerings of outstanding classes for kids and teens.  View options exclusively for 3rd-12th graders by visiting our Youth Programs page here.  Teens may also join the adult classes.
Register For Classes Online