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