Islip Arts Council


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The Islip Arts Council through its School of Cultural Arts, offers fine art, music and theatre classes for adults and children. All classes are taught by professionals in their fields.

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Islip Arts Council with the Islip Town Historian
Hidden History of Islip - A Glimpse at the First Gold Coast
Saturday, May 14, 2016 / 10:30 - 4:30 PM

Tour Sponsors
Town of Islip, Town Historian, Islip Arts Council,
Seatuck Environmental Association
Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park, Bayport Heritage,
Long Island Maritime Museum

The purpose of the Islip History Tours is to raise awareness of the history of Islip Town and how that relates to the history of our nation. These tours highlight the many historic sites in the town that are hidden in plain sight. A further purpose of the series is to build awareness of and interest in the historical societies in the town.

Tour includes: Seatuck: "Windholme", Bayard Cutting Arboretum: "Westbrook", Long Island Maritime Museum: "Meadowedge, Bayport Heritage: "Meadowcroft"

Fee: $40 includes bus, tour guide, and light lunch

All tours begin and end at Brookwood Hall.

To register, please call to reserve your spot.
Any questions please call 631-224-5420
or send email to: Lynda Moran:

Credit cards accepted over phone but all tour registrants are required to sign trip and waiver forms. Please request Islip Historical and Cultural Arts Tour form when you call to register.


Islip Arts Council presents several juried exhibits of Local Artists
Exhibits change on a 4- 6 week rotating schedule.

Art in the Hall 2016 An Ongoing Art Project
February 24 – April 5, 2016

Islip Town Hall
Second Floor Rotunda, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY

“Random Incidence”

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LuAnn T. Palazzo is an award-winning designer, fine art photographer, and independent curator living on Long Island, NY. Her art is shown in museums and galleries all over the world and above it, aboard the
International Space Station. She studied with world-renowned photographer Arthur Leipzig, receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts at LIU Post in Brookville, NY. Her opinions have been quoted both by the New York Times and the art critic Jerry Saltz.
Her work is in a number of Permanent Collections including the Art Gallery on board the International Space Station; the Museum of Modern Art, NY; the Museum of Modern Art in Wales, UK; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; and the Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, Brazil. She is also in many private
collections around the globe.
Ms. Palazzo considers her work to be a constant pursuit of moments of light, both literal and metaphorical. She says, “I firmly believe that the world around us constantly offers quiet instances of beauty and sheer wonder, and I endeavour to be both mindful enough and quick enough to capture some of them.”

presented by the Islip Arts Council at Long Island MacArthur Airport

January 19 – February 26th / Rich LaBella, Photography

Rich has participated in numerous contests & shows; held one-man exhibitions at the Long Island
MacArthur Airport, East Islip Library; won awards at NWPLI (Nature & Wildlife Photographers of Long
Island), PFLI (Photographic Federation of Long Island - awarded the 2014 Leonard Victor Award),
Long Island Photo Gallery (Wildlife, Fireworks and Waterscapes competitions), and the Islip Arts
He is a member and past-president of the NWPLI and a member of the Islip Arts Council. His works
are featured at the Village Art & Framing Gallery in Babylon Village and the Long Island Photo Gallery
(, and can also be seen via
facebook ( and on his website ( These
works now hang in many private collections and businesses and have been included in various
Calendars & Magazine covers.

Firefighters History
Brookwood Hall Exhibition Room
February 8 - April 30, 2016

Islip Town Fire Fighters Museum and Education Center in conjunction with the Islip Arts Council present a pictorial history of the Fire and EMS services from all 21 Fire and 5 EMS departments of Islip Town.

Coming in Spring 2016

Town of Islip Historical Building Tours from the East to the West of Town
Call Islip Arts Council for further information 631-224-5420

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Islip Art Museum Exhibits
50 Irish Lane, East Islip
Thursday and Friday 10 AM – 4 PM
Saturday and Sunday 12 PM – 4 PM

Suggested Donation $5