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

Thank you to the Anton Media Group for printing this article about the NEA Grant that Long Island Traditions was awarded to expand its Maritime Folk Arts programs. The grant will enable LIT to launch a new joint program with the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center (FHC), connecting Long Island maritime folk artists with their […]

We are pleased to announce that Long Island Traditions’ Director, Nancy Solomon, will be a guest on Nassau Community College’s radio program, “My Hometown,” airing on 90.3 FM, WHPC. The show will air on Thursday, September 23rd at 3:30pm, and will be replayed on Sunday, September 26th at 8am. The podcast of the program will […]

Our “From Shore to Shore” exhibit, focusing on boat builders and boatyards of Long Island, will be on display at the Sayville Library starting January 2021 and will remain at the library until May 30, 2021. The exhibit features boat builders, both professional and amateur, dedicated to preserving the craft of earlier generations. Some of […]

Thank you to the Port Washington News for publishing an article about the recent 3-day virtual Indian Tabla workshop by renowned tabla teacher and performer Sejal Kukadia at the Nicholas Center in Port Washington. The program was organized, arranged and sponsored by Long Island Traditions. Click here to read the article!

Please join teacher and tabla player, Sejal Kukadia, for a virtual performance of traditional Indian tabla playing via the East Meadow Public Library, on April 1, 2021 at 7 pm. Learning to play and perform tabla was historically a male-oriented profession, and the art was passed down from generation to generation through families. Kukadia is […]

Photo: Long Island Lifeguards

Please join us on Monday, January 25, 2021, at 7 pm, for a virtual screening and discussion of the film “Jones Beach, An American Riviera” in conjunction with the East Meadow Public Library. The film, narrated by Eli Wallach, explores the creation of this New York landmark by American builder, Robert Moses. The film chronicles […]

In July 2018, the Village of Rockville Centre hired Long Island Traditions to conduct a Historic and Cultural Resource survey in the north part of the Village. Rockville Centre has an unusually high number of well-preserved residential structures that reflect architectural styles popular in the early 20th century. It is estimated that there are over […]

Nancy Solomon, director of Long Island Traditions and filmmaker Barbara Weber, director of “A World Within A World: Bay Houses of Long Island”, were interviewed by Rafael Pi Roman, host of PBS’ MetroFocus, in the Fall of 2020. Enjoy this clip from the discussion about Bay Houses and the making of the film!

WNET13 will be airing “A World Within a World: Bay Houses of Long Island” on October 25, 2020 at 7 pm. The film was produced by Barbara Weber and Greg Blank, and it offers a rare look at the bay houses of Long Island’s South Shore. The movie is part of the “Treasures of New […]