We are excited to announce that Long Island Traditions has been awarded five $10,000 Artists Grants from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). As a non-profit organization dedicated to documenting, presenting, and preserving the traditional culture and architecture of Long Island, these grants will allow us to continue our mission of supporting […]

Thank you TBR News Media and reporter Tara Mae for this wonderful article about the final three films of our Maritime Film Festival being presented at  the Huntington Cinema Arts Centre. The remaining three films include: The Bungalows of Rockaway on June 14 at 7:30 pm; A World Within a World: Long Island’s Bay Houses […]

Thank you to Long Island Boating World magazine and Mark Nuccio for this wonderful article about Long Island Traditions’ Executive Director, Nancy Solomon and the work she does with the organization. The article is in the June 2022 edition or you can read it here – Nancy Solomon – Nuccio 6-22

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced its second round of grants for the calendar year 2022, and Long Island Traditions has been named one of the recipients! The $15,000 grant is earmarked to support the exhibit “A World within a World: Bay Houses of Long Island.” The exhibit will present artifacts, interpretive […]

Thank you to News 12 and reporter Danielle Campbell for this coverage on the renovation at the Huntington Cinema Arts Centre and our Maritime Film Festival! Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre will be hosting the final three films in our Maritime Film Festival: June 14th – The Bungalows of Rockaway June 21st – A World Within […]

Thank you to Newsday for posting this article about our upcoming Maritime Film Festival, which begins Tuesday, April 26th, with a showing of Charlotte at the Plaza Cinema and Arts Center, followed by a discussion with special guests Kevin Weeks and Chris Hale of Weeks Boat Yard. Films will continue through July 12th! For a […]

Thank you to Newsday and Deidre S. Greben for this article on Long Island Traditions’ latest cell phone audio tour – Long Island Diversity Backstory! This wonderful article covers how the tour was developed, and gives details about some of the fascinating stops and narrators along the way. The tours are free and available for […]

The US Department of the Interior has released The Secretary of the Interior’s Standard for Rehabilitation & Guidelines on Flood Adaptation for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings. This useful publication is illustrated with numerous photos, including some from Long Island Traditions on page 22 of the document. You can access the publication by clicking here.

Thank you to The Island Now for interviewing our Executive Director, Nancy Solomon, for this article about the iconic Tower Ford dealership in Great Neck, and its historical significance.  Read the article here.