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SPECIAL EXHIBITION 2022: Winter

By |2022-09-23T14:18:50-04:00June 10th, 2022|Virtual Exhibit|

THE HENRY L. FERGUSON MUSEUM SPECIAL EXHIBITION 2022 Winter WINTER Merriam-Webster defines winter as “the season between autumn and spring comprising in the northern hemisphere usually the months of December, January, and February or as reckoned astronomically extending from the December

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2014 Annual Exhibition: Coming and Going

By |2022-06-03T16:40:21-04:00June 2nd, 2022|Virtual Exhibit|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2014 COMING AND GOING Curated by HLFM director Pierce Rafferty The 2014 exhibition chronicled modes of transportation to and from Fishers Island with a focus on the period from the late-1870s to date. Why this time focus? Remarkably, there was little reason for boats to come to our shores for the

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2017 Annual Exhibition: Photographers Of Fishers Island, Part One

By |2022-06-03T10:11:12-04:00March 14th, 2022|Virtual Exhibit|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2017 Photographers Of Fishers Island, Part One Curated by HLFM director Pierce Rafferty The 2017 exhibition celebrated the first photographers of Fishers Island. Some were professionals, some amateurs, but together they provide a multifaceted portrait of island life and a clear reflection of yesteryear’s landscapes, beachscapes and architecture. Woman photographing

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2016 Exhibition: Mansion House Hotel & Cottages

By |2022-06-03T10:11:25-04:00February 22nd, 2022|Virtual Exhibit|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2016 Mansion House Hotel & Cottages Curated by HLFM director Pierce Rafferty Mansion House & Cottages. Printed color postcard. Circa 1912. Published by W.G. Wilbur. Museum Collection. Donated by Pierce Rafferty The 2016 exhibition chronicled the rise and fall of the Mansion House, the premier hotel on

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2015 Special Exhibition: Building the Olmsted Plan

By |2022-06-03T10:08:19-04:00February 7th, 2022|Special Exhibit, Virtual Exhibit|

SPECIAL EXHIBITION 2015 Building the Olmsted Plan Curated by HLFM director Pierce Rafferty In the early 1920s, two leaders of the second generation of Ferguson owners, Henry L. and Alfred L. Ferguson, turned their attention to the mostly undeveloped eastern two-thirds of the island. Operating as officers of the Fishers Island Farms, Inc.,

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2021 Annual Exhibition: Fishers Island, Naturally – A Photographic Celebration

By |2022-06-03T13:19:01-04:00June 16th, 2021|News, Virtual Exhibit|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2021 Fishers Island, Naturally: A Photographic Celebration Young Eastern Painted Turtle on lily pad, the Peninsula, Darby’s Cove Photo by Terry McNamara Annual exhibition sponsored by ALTUS Partners & CHUBB

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2020 Annual Exhibition: The Coastal Forts of Eastern Long Island Sound

By |2022-06-03T10:11:58-04:00May 21st, 2020|Exhibitions, News, Virtual Exhibit|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 The Coastal Forts of Eastern Long Island Sound: Abandonment, Ruination and Repurposing The 2020 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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2019 Special Exhibition: The English Springer Spaniel on Fishers Island

By |2022-06-03T10:07:22-04:00May 18th, 2019|Exhibitions, Programs & Exibitions, Special Exhibit, Virtual Exhibit|

Walton Ferguson, Jr. was the central figure of a small group of prominent sportsmen who organized the ESSFTA in 1924.

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ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2022

Dr. Ralph Hoch leading the 1978 Memorial Day parade from a red MG driven by Eddie White. Photo by Charlie Morgan.

YEAR ROUND: A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY

The main show chronicles many aspects of the Island’s year-round community with a focus on work, school activities, recreation, and annual events that help bring the Island together.

NOW ON DISPLAY AT THE MUSEUM

This year’s Annual Exhibition will open virtually on this website later this summer.

WINTER VIRTUAL EXHIBIT

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