On view in the Claire Davidson Siegel Gallery is Touching, a solo exhibit featuring the artwork of Razieh Jafari. In her work, Razieh blends traditional Iranian painting with contemporary Western art concepts. These works capture the uncertainties of reality through magical realism. John Cino, from the Patchogue Arts Council, curated the exhibit, which is part of their E Pluribus Unum summer festival.
The Village of Patchogue will be celebrating its 125th anniversary this year with a number of exciting events. The first is a commemorative community photo to be taken at the historic “Four Corners.” All residents of the Village of Patchogue are invited to take part in this exciting event on Sunday June 10th from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm.
Similar historic photos were taken at the Four Corners in 1943 and 1993 to mark the 50th and 100th year incorporation milestones. The original 1943 photograph was taken by the Southern Brookhaven Town [Continue reading]
Now on view in the lower level Claire Davidson Siegel Gallery is Seascapes & Landscapes, a solo exhibit featuring paintings by Paul Padovano. The works on display were created in oils, acrylics, and watercolors. He creates picturesque … [Continue reading]
Now on view on the main floor of the Patchogue-Medford Library is a children’s art exhibit titled This Is Us! The inaugural exhibition, made possible with the support of the Patchogue-Medford Friends of the Library, features drawings from children … [Continue reading]
Here’s our latest dispatch from the basement of the library. We have heard rumors that snow has recently fallen. This can’t be true can it? Obviously at this time of year the calendar says it’s Spring, so temperatures must be balmy and the spring … [Continue reading]
Thanks to all who came out to vote for the 2018-2019 Library budget and Trustee election. The budget passed, 258 yes, 53 no. Eleanor Ryder was elected to a 5 year term. … [Continue reading]
Now on view at the Patchogue-Medford Library is Disruption, a group exhibition featuring the artists of Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE). The exhibition, curated by FREE's Director of Art Therapy Ed Regensburg, LCAT, consists … [Continue reading]
On display in the showcase next to the Library's reference desk are shoes by famed shoe designer Beth Levine of Patchogue, Shoe designer Beth (Katz) Levine spent her early years on her family’s cattle and dairy farm in Holtsville. The Katz family … [Continue reading]
2018 marks the fifth year that Patchogue-Medford Library will be hatching baby chicks! We have been monitoring and maintaining the optimum temperature and humidity levels in the incubator since our eggs arrived on March 15. We are just about ready to … [Continue reading]
Major League Baseball's Opening Day is upon us, with all of the requisite nostalgia, excitement about the blank slate and the promise of a new season, and hopefulness for, and dreams of, a championship year. From 1937 until the late 1940s, … [Continue reading]