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Discovering Long Island Pottery History Workshop


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Cold Spring Harbor paintingA hands-on local redware and stoneware pottery workshop, led by pottery expert Anthony Butera Jr. and Preservation Long Island curator Lauren Brincat, has been set for Saturday, March 10th in Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

This workshop will focus on the history of an industry that flourished on Long Island during the 1800s, and will give attendees an opportunity to closely examine ceramics in the collection of Preservation Long Island. Continue reading

New York’s Gilded Elite on Long Island Lecture


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Beacon Towers, designed by Hunt & Hunt, built for Alva Belmont, demolished 1945Preservation Long Island has invited the public to an afternoon lecture by curator and decorative arts specialist Jeannine Falino followed by light refreshments and lively discussion.

The lecture, Dilatory Domiciles: New York’s Gilded Elite on Long Island is set for Saturday, January 27, at 4pm, at the Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay. Continue reading

SPLIA Name Changed to Preservation Long Island


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preservation long islandThe Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, often referred to as SPLIA has changed their name to Preservation Long Island.

The mission of Preservation Long Island is to advance historic preservation island-wide by providing assistance to local groups working in the field, creating educational programs, and publishing extensive research on Long Island’s country houses and related subjects. Continue reading