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Events and exhibits at Suffolk County Historical Society

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The following exhibits are ongoing at the Suffolk County Historical Society located at 300 W. Main Street in Riverhead.

CURRIER & IVES:
Printmakers to the American People
on view through June 1, 2013

HIDDEN AND FORBIDDEN:
Art and Objects of Intolerance, Depictions of Blacks in America
on view through June 1, 2013

During the month of March the following events will be taking place:

Mar. 9, 2013 – 9:00 a.m.
Paumanok Weavers Guild monthly meeting.
 
Mar. 9, 2013 – 1:00 p.m.
Long Island Railroad Museum Meeting will host a slideshow and discussion by Mr. John Leita, historian and editor of “Long Island Ruins and Remnants.” Please contact Don Fisher at 631-765-2757 or email: n2qhv@arrl.net for more information. (snow date Saturday, Mar. 16, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.)
 
Mar. 11, 2013 – 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Long Island Museum Association Roundtable topic “Developing Educational Programming” presented by Aimee Terzulli, Education Director at LI Children’s Museum. For more information please contact Philip Blocklyn, President Long Island Museum Association at 516-922-5032 or email:
obhsdirector@optonline.net
 
Mar. 13, 2013 – 6:30 p.m.
“Currier & Ives: The Irish and America” Author Kevin O’Rourke, discusses the body of work created by Currier & Ives celebrating the arrival of the Irish in America. Over 200 prints were created depicting Irish subjects such as; landscapes, Religious figures, battles and scenes from everyday life. Mr. O’Rourke’s book will be available for purchase.
 
Mar. 15, 2013 – 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion “Digging” the Roots of Inequality: Archaeological Investigations of Ethnicity and Race on Long Island. Moderator: Georgette Grier-Key Presented by: Allison Manfra McGovern, Jenna Wallace Coplin, and Meg Gorsline
 
Mar. 16, 2013 – 10:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Peconic Ruggers monthly meeting
 
Mar. 19, 2013 – 1:00 p.m.
“Women Under Cover; Aprons” Tea and Talk
Join us for tea and talk. Over 130 Vintage Aprons on display. $15 advance payment
 
Mar. 23, 2013 – 10:00 a.m.
WORKSHOP “Women Under Cover; Aprons” Apron making workshop – Fee: $10 (includes materials) Advance registration required
 
For more information call the Suffolk County Historical Society at 631-727-2881.