The Patchogue-Medford Library is proud to present Doors That Amaze, a solo exhibition featuring the artwork of Anne T. Baum. The artist’s new series consist of stylistic, watercolor renderings of various doors, portals, and entryways that the artist has come across during her travels.
One of the most enjoyable experiences of the Holiday season is listening to or performing the enormous body of celebratory music lovingly written for the Holidays over the centuries. And, each Holiday season, scores of worshipful singers re-create Silent Night, a song born in humble, desperate, eleventh hour circumstances, two centuries ago this year.
And therein lies a tale.
On Christmas Eve, 1818, celebrations of the Christmas holiday were very much on the minds of the people of Oberndorf, Austria as they prepared to gather together for midnight Mass to celebrate the birth of Christ with prayer and song. Foremost on the mind of Curate Joseph Mohr of the Church of St. Nicholas, however, were more worrying concerns; he had discovered that the church organ was badly damaged and, no matter how hard the pedals were pumped, only a scratchy wheeze could be cajoled from it. And repair of the aging instrument in time for the Christmas celebrations was, alas, out of the question. [Continue reading]
'Tis the season to be thankful! The Patchogue-Medford Library is proud to present Things We Are Thankful For…, a juried, group exhibition featuring select members of the South Bay Art Association (SBAA). The works on display express the gratitude … [Continue reading]
Now on view in the lower level Claire Davidson Siegel Gallery is Visions of Scenic Long Island, a solo exhibition featuring the artwork of Robert T. Bloom. The selection of works portray scenic landscapes and seascapes across Nassau and Suffolk … [Continue reading]