Imagine Art Gallery 35 Chandler Sq, Port Jefferson, NY11777 One doesn't need to go far to get a taste of the local art scene. Located in the heart of town a short walk from the…More Port Jefferson Ferry, the Imagine Art Gallery exhibits a wide range of art work from both local and non-local artists. Since 2005, the gallery has frequently changed exhibits in order to feature impressionistic, contemporary and popular pieces. Paintings of pop icons such as The Beatles are often on display in the gallery's front window, attracting both tourists and locals strolling the quaint shops and eateries of the cobblestoned alley of Chandler Square.
Artisan Direct provides working artists and artisans with resources and educational material to help them gain…More exposure and market their work. Exhibitions, online and print media and reproduction services are provided.</p>
<p>The Port Jefferson exhibition space showcases the work of member artists and serves as the prime retail space for their available work. It also provides marketing services to participating artists. </p>
Open only during the summer and for school tours by appointment, the Mather House Museum is a complex of buildings…More and gardens. The main house was once the home of the Mathers, a family of shipbuilders who built the home around 1840. The Mather House now serves a dual purpose as museum and headquarters for The Historical Society of Port Jefferson.</p>
<p>On the grounds are several buildings that showcase artifacts from the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the collections are a craft house and museum shop, tool shed, country store, marine barn and sail loft and The Spinney Clock Museum. Next to the craft house is The Thomas Jefferson perennial garden, maintained by the Suwassett Garden Club.</p>
<p>The Historical Society's collection on-site includes ship models, historical books, vintage tools, vintage clothing, period furniture, antique toys and taped oral histories. There are also special exhibitions on occasion.</p>