Art surrounds long island and is engulfed with artist alike. There is no need to travel the busy streets of New York City to see wonderful works of art. Whether you prefer contemporary art, modern art or anything in between the best art gallery on long island will definitely be on your to do list this year!
2018: Long Islanders Voted Mom’s Ceramics Best Art Gallery on Long Island!
Mom’s Ceramics and Art Studio is a great place to get those creative juices flowing and decorate beautiful ceramics for any occasion. Owner Cathy Camisa is knowledgeable and attentive offering seminars on dry brushing or ornament making. Call now to get pricing for your private party, a girl’s night out, or bring your kids for a play date where they can create lovely unique pieces from the wide array of ceramic options. Enjoy working with old time green ware or paint a fired ceramic piece whether large or small. You can personalize anything, and they even have pieces you can put in your yard.
2017: Long Islanders Voted Huntington Arts Council Best Art Gallery on Long Island
Huntington Arts Council 213 Main St., Huntington. 631-271-8423. huntingtonarts.org There’s something quite special about having a community art gallery so citizens better appreciate the world around them and the complexities of everyday life. The Huntington Arts Council, a nonprofit, has been so instrumental in educating adults and children alike about art that Long Islanders voted it the Best Art Gallery on the island! It’s a well-deserved honor for the Huntington Arts Council, which endeavors to promote art and culture to today’s youth and other art lovers through the inspiring creations adorning its gallery. The council has a long history on the island, having been founded in 1963. Since then, it has played a majestic role in the island’s vibrant cultural scene. Extraordinary!
2016: Long Islanders Voted Artspace Patchogue Gallery Best Art Gallery on Long Island
Artspace Patchogue Gallery 20 Terry St., Patchogue. 631-320-4210. artspacepatchogue.com For the second year in a row voters have chosen Artspace Patchogue Gallery THE BEST art gallery on Long Island, and with good reasons. The 45-unit, 2,500 square foot mixed-use masterpiece is the crown jewel of Patchogue’s recent renaissance, and as aesthetically gorgeous as it is functional. Besides providing residential living space for artists and their families, Artspace Patchogue hosts countless art exhibitions, performances, receptions and workshops that spread beauty and the sacred, joyous creations of the imagination with not just locals, but all Long Islanders! This artistic incubator enlightens, enriches and exalts the community while quite literally living up to its motto: “The Arts Live Here!”
2015: Long Islanders Voted Artspace Patchogue Gallery Best Art Gallery on Long Island!
Artspace Patchogue Gallery 20 Terry St., Patchogue. 631-320-4210. artspace.org Downtown Patchogue has undergone a dynamic and exciting renovation over the last decade. With a multitude of trendy restaurants and a thriving theater culture, the missing piece of the puzzle seemed to be an art community. Enter ArtSpace Patchogue, which transformed a significant portion of the downtown village into an architecturally interesting space with 45 loft units for artists and their families, boasting 2,500 square feet of retail space, and completing Patchogue’s significant renaissance! Solar panels were recently added to the roof of the building in an effort to reduce costs and promote a forward looking vision. Way to go!
2014: Long Islanders Voted Rainbow River Art Gallery Best Art Gallery on Long Island!
1. Rainbow River Art Gallery www.hyderock.net 2. Heckscher Museum of Art 2 Prime Ave., Huntington. 631-351-3250. heckscher.org
2013: Long Islanders Voted Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington Best Art Gallery on Long Island!
1. Heckscher Museum of Art 2 Prime Ave., Huntington. 631-351-3250. www.heckscher.org 2. Art Space Gallery 20 Terry St., Patchogue. 631-752-1414. www.artspacepatchogue.org 3. Nassau County Museum of Art 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor., 516-484-9338. www.nassaumuseum.com
2012: Long Islanders Voted Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington Best Art Gallery on Long Island!
1. Heckscher Museum of Art 2 Prime Ave., Huntington. 631-351-3250. www.heckscher.org 2. Nassau County Museum of Art 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 516-484-9338. www.nassaumuseum.com 3. Ripe Art Gallery 67A Broadway, Greenlawn. 631-239-1805. www.ripeartgal.com