Ferguson Museum 2021 Exhibits

The Museum 2021 Exhibition:
Fishers Island, Naturally

With the close of the season, the Henry L. Ferguson Museum’s Special Exhibitions for 2021 will be coming down in the next few weeks. If you haven’t seen ‘A Closer Look: Photography by Todd McCormack’, the collection of Monoprints by Genevieve Irwin Goulet, or the collaborative exhibition of artworks by past Lighthouse Works Fellow Duke Riley, be sure to stop by before they are gone.

Museum Hours: To Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day (October 11)
Tuesday through Friday: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. & 2 to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to noon
Closed Mondays

After October 12th by appointment only. Please call the Museum, 631-788-7239. or email fimuseum@fishersisland.net to schedule a visit.

The special exhibits will be coming down between Sept. 25th and Oct. 1st.

The H. L. Ferguson Museum’s exciting new exhibition, Fishers Island, Naturally, curated by Museum Director Pierce Rafferty and generously sponsored by Altus Partners and Chubb.

This contemporary photography and art show will explore natural habitats of Fishers Island including shoreline and marine, ponds and marshes, woodlands, and grasslands. The wide array of panels will showcase the island’s remarkable birdlife and fauna, including ospreys, herons, hawks, minks, coyotes, and other winged or four-legged creatures, as seen through the lens of some of the island’s most talented photographers. The exhibition in the Museum’s galleries will be complemented by an expanded virtual show on the Museum’s website.

Two special exhibitions within the main show include a selection of striking nature photographs in the Second Floor Gallery by seasonal resident Todd McCormack. One-of-a-kind monotypes by artist and illustrator Genevieve Irwin, also a seasonal resident, will be on display in the Natural History Gallery. In addition, a selection of iNaturalist images arranged taxonomically by Murray Fisher will reveal the rich biodiversity of Fishers Island.

Safety protocols when visiting inside the Museum will be posted on the door.

While outside on Museum property, mask-wearing is optional for those who are fully vaccinated. Masks must be worn inside the Museum regardless of vaccination status.

People who are not vaccinated (and above two years of age) must wear masks both inside the Museum and outside on the deck.

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