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Staller Center for the Arts 
Located on the Stony Brook University campus, the Staller Center for the Arts presents an ever-expanding schedule of live music, dance, theater and fine art exhibitions in its five theaters and 5,000-square-foot University Art Gallery. More than 50 professional performances, as well as approximately 450 events generated by the departments of ArtTheater Arts and Music, are part of the Staller Center season, which also features area performing arts groups, such as the Long Island Philharmonic and the Seiskaya Ballet, which presents The Nutcracker.

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A short drive away:

The light, serenity and beauty of Long Island have attracted artists and their admirers for decades. The island is peppered with galleries and museums featuring paintings, photos, crafts and other works by world famous artists, as well as emerging talent. Or, venture into New York City, home to some of the most famous museums, theaters and arts centers in the world. Here’s just a sampling of the many options you can explore:

American Folk Art Museum Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
American Museum of Natural History The Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Asia Society El Museo del Barrio
Broadway/Off-Broadway Shows - Theater Development Fund Museum of Chinese in America
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) The Museum of Modern Art
Brooklyn Museum The Seaport in NYC
Children’s Museum of Manhattan The Studio Museum in Harlem
The Guggenheim Museum Tenement Museum
International Center of Photography Whitney Museum of American Art  
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