Duke Riley Collection Exhibition & Sale

By |2021-07-16T08:01:17-04:00July 16th, 2021|Exhibitions, News|

The Henry L. Ferguson Museum and Lighthouse Works are pleased to announce a collaborative exhibition and sale of a collection of artworks from past Lighthouse Works Fellow Duke Riley. These four artworks by Duke Riley are made from salvaged plastic and rubber debris found on Fishers Island’s

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Beach Habitat Gallery

By |2021-06-08T09:02:38-04:00June 8th, 2021|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2021 SANDY BEACHES, COVES & ROCKY SHORES PHOTOGRAPHERS Todd McCormack Mary P. Murphy Timothy J. Hallett Connor Jones Tracy

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A Closer Look: Photographs by Todd McCormack

By |2021-06-22T07:38:04-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Exhibitions|

Race Views A Closer Look Photographs by Todd McCormack It's a familiar story: one spouse has a long family history with this Island, and the other marries in. As a recent empty nester, this soon-to-be Fishers-in-law was more excited to set

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Annual Exhibition 2020 Now Open

By |2020-06-27T08:40:57-04:00June 27th, 2020|Exhibitions, News|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 The Coastal Forts of Eastern Long Island Sound: Abandonment, Ruination and Repurposing This year’s exhibition examines the current state of the fort properties that stretch across the Sound from Napatree Point, R.I., to Gardiners Point Island, N.Y. Looking beyond the visually compelling crumbling facades of gun pits,

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Annual Exhibit 2020 Videos

By |2020-06-26T17:58:26-04:00June 26th, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Videos Napatree Trilogy, URI Coastal Institute Judith Swift & Ayla Fox National Guard at Fort H.G. Wright, circa 1938. Courtesy of U.S. Military History Institute. Howard Best home movies, circa 1954. Courtesy of Dennis and Roz

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Fort H.G. Wright, Fishers Island

By |2020-07-07T12:24:36-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Fort H.G. Wright, Fishers Island, N.Y. The U.S. Government purchased a 216-acre tract of land at the western tip of Fishers Island in April 1898 in order to establish coast defense fortifications at that site. Fort H.G. Wright, founded in 1900, was a hub of activity through World War II,

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Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 100

By |2020-06-27T20:42:32-04:00June 21st, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 100 into Creative Workspace We took on the Ordnance project with two goals in mind - to restore the architectural dignity of the building, and to create a space that serves islanders. Over the last few years, we have made considerable progress towards the first

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Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 1

By |2020-06-27T20:47:50-04:00June 19th, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 1 into Artist Studios and Public Space In 2012, Lighthouse Works rented an office space to convert into a studio for Fellow Maya Hayuk. Later that year, a second room in the building was made available to our growing artist residency program. The room that

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Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 209

By |2020-06-27T20:46:03-04:00June 19th, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Conversion of the 2nd Floor of Fort Wright’s Building 209 into Housing for Year-Round Residents Walsh Park is proud to be a part of the ongoing revitalization of the Fort Wright area near the ferry landing. The repurposing of the second floor of Building 209 and subsequent rehabilitation of many

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Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 57

By |2020-06-27T20:44:24-04:00June 19th, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 57 into Private Living and Work Space After first visiting Fishers in 2008, we felt immediately attracted to the power of its landscape, the unique and complex character of the island and were especially drawn to the underappreciated area around Silver Eel Cove. We also

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ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2021

Young Eastern Painted Turtle on lily pad, the Peninsula, Darby’s Cove
Photograph by Terry McNamara

Fishers Island, Naturally

NOW OPEN

This year’s Annual Exhibition, complemented by two special exhibitions, celebrates the natural history of Fishers Island, primarily through the lens of contemporary photography, with a focus on both habitats and the diverse species that utilize and/or occupy them.

Enter Virtual Exhibit

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