• Miles of uncrowded white sandy beaches extend to the horizon, separating the clear blue ocean and undulating grass-covered dunes.

    Fire Island

    National Seashore New York

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • New Backcountry Camping procedures

    Reservations for required permits must be obtained through Recreation.gov. Due to the breach at Old Inlet, access to both east and west wilderness camping zones must now be from Davis Park or access points west, and involve a 2½ to 10 mile hike. More »

Fire Island Lighthouse 11th Annual Art Show open through July 15

2012 Fire Island Lighthouse Art Show
A variety of media and Fire Island themes graced the display area of the Keepers Quarters during the opening reception of Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society's 11th annual art show.

Subscribe RSS Icon | What is RSS
Date: June 26, 2012
Contact: Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society, 631-321-7028
Contact: Paula Valentine, 631-687-4759

The Fire Island Lighthouse opened its 11th Annual Art Show on Thursday, June 21, unveiling a wide range of original art work for sale. The exhibition will run through July 15, and is available for viewing during regular hours of operation. 

For 2012, 83 local artists from Brooklyn to Riverhead entered a total of 144 pieces of original art for the show. Artist donate 30% of the sale to the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society.

This is one of several fundraising activities of the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society. The Society operates the lighthouse under a cooperating agreement with the National Park Service, and has a long history of support for the Fire Island Lighthouse. The Society celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2012.

For more information:

Did You Know?

Coral-pink sunrise over low, dark silhouette of the island, a sliver of calm bay water to the left and gentle ocean waves to the right.

Barrett Beach/Talisman is one of the narrowest parts of 32-mile-long Fire Island. You can easily walk from one side of the island to the other—bay to ocean—in 5 minutes or less. More...