Islip Art Museum

The Islip Art Museum is the leading exhibition space for contemporary art on Long Island, and has a rolling roster of exhibits featuring work by both international and local artists. The museum received great critical acclaim: the New York Times calls it the “best facility of its kind outside Manhattan.” Guided tours are available for all ages, though visitors are also welcome to peruse the collection unguided.
 
Contact Info
Address: 50 Irish Lane, East Islip, NY 11730. Suffolk County. Tel: 631-224-5402. Email: Isliparts@gmail.comWebsite: islipartmuseum.org. Hrs: Thurs.-Fri. 10AM-4PM, Weekends 12PM-4PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Visual Arts.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art. 

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