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    Staller Center for the Arts 
    Located on the Stony Brook University campus, the Staller Center for the Arts presents an ever-expanding schedule of live music, dance, theater, and fine art exhibitions in its five theaters and 5,000 square foot University Art Gallery. More than 50 professional performances, as well as approximately 450 events generated by the Departments of ArtTheater Arts, and Music, are part of the Staller Center season  which also features area performing arts groups, such as the Long Island Philharmonic and the Seiskaya Ballet, which presents The Nutcracker.

    Read about all the University’s art and cultural offerings.

    A short drive away:

    The light, serenity and beauty of Long Island have attracted artists and their admirers for decades. The Island is peppered with galleries and museums featuring paintings, photos, crafts and other works by world famous artists, as well as emerging talent. Or, venture into New York City, home to some of the most famous museums, theaters and arts centers in the world. Here’s just a sampling of the many options you can explore:

    American Folk Art MuseumLincoln Center for the Performing Arts
    American Museum of Natural History
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art 
    Asia Society
    El Museo del Barrio
    Broadway/Off-Broadway Shows - Theater Development Fund
    Museum of Chinese in America
    Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)The Museum of Modern Art
    Brooklyn Museum
    South Street Seaport
    Children’s Museum of Manhattan
    The Studio Museum in Harlem
    The Guggenheim Museum
    Tenement Museum
    International Center of Photography
    Whitney Museum of American Art  
    The Jewish Museum