Display Cases: Got Milk? Dairies in Old RVC
Once upon a time our village was home to a number of dairies, all competing to have their milk bottles on the kitchen tables of Rockville Centre residents. See original milk pails, bottles, advertising, and other memorabilia from RVC’s rural past.
Lower Concourse Gallery: Home Grown:The Works of Four RVC Photographers
Ellery Samuels has lived in RVC since 1990. He now also spends his winters in Israel and has recently become an Israeli citizen. Ellery has had a camera in his hands since he received a Kodak Hawkeye for his 5th birthday — a gift he still treasures. He likes to shoot old and decrepit buildings, theatres and street art.
Eileen Ori moved to Rockville Centre four years ago after marrying Ellery Samuels. She has been living in Israel since 1970 and returns every year for six months. Eileen became interested in photography after marrying Ellery. She enjoys photographing landscapes and the people of Israel.
Lorraine Imbriano Jackson is a free-lance photographer, multi-media artist, and graphic designer. She works as Director of Purchasing at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, and is on the Board of Trustees for the Museum of Rockville Centre at the Phillips House. Lorraine specializes in landscapes and alternatively macro photography.
George Whitson is a graduate of NYU's Postdoctoral Program in Psychology and has been in private practice in Rockville Centre for 34 years. In addition, he is teaching faculty at Universities and Postgraduate training programs in NYC and Long Island. Dr. Whitson has been a photographer for the past 45 years. His portfolio includes portraiture, street photography and still lifes but he especially enjoys combing his two loves — travel and landscape photography.
The Helen Crouse Room and Small Community Room: Village Art Club of Rockville Centre’s Annual Spring Show May 2 - May 23.
The Rockville Centre Village Art Club is a group of artists and art appreciators that gathers at the Rockville Centre Public Library for monthly talks and demonstrations. For more information, contact Frank McIntyre at 516-764-1950.
Upper Concourse Gallery: Breaking Ground at 221 N. Village Avenue (Runs through May 2015)
Breaking Ground is a photographic essay that traces the Rockville Centre Public Library’s current home from its conception to its grand opening in 1962.