Staten Island Museum / Staten Island Institute of Arts & Sciences

75 Stuyvesant Pl.

It is the mission of the Staten Island Institute of Arts & Sciences (SIIAS) to contribute to the enrichment of cultural life on Staten Island by identifying, collecting, preserving, researching, exhibiting, and interpreting collection objects and the... more

It is the mission of the Staten Island Institute of Arts & Sciences (SIIAS) to contribute to the enrichment of cultural life on Staten Island by identifying, collecting, preserving, researching, exhibiting, and interpreting collection objects and themes of artistic merit, scientific, and historical value relating primarily to the people and environment of Staten Island while simultaneously broadening community enrichment through outreach educational programs for a regional audience.


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Art Collection - Staten Island Museum

The origin of the art collections of the Staten Island Museum date from 1905 and cover a broad range of artistic styles and periods. Most of the objects, collected to promote the public's interest in historical and contemporary art, fall into two categories: those that reflect the history, people an... [ + ]d culture of Staten Island and those that reflect broad world civilizations. Although Egyptian, Greek, and Roman artifacts from the Ancient world, were being collected as early as 1911, with the acquisition of the MacDonald collection, the major bulk of the art collection came to the Museum post-1930. Over the years, the acquisitions of the Museum have included many portraits of prominent Staten Islanders, such as Ernest L. Ipsen's elegant double portrait of Mrs. Fulton Mills and her son Arthur.

04/06/2020 12:00 PM
Mon, April 06
12:00PM
$
$5 - Adults
$3 - Students, Seniors
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free

Lenape: The First Staten Islanders

This new permanent installation in the Institute's auditorium details the story of the Lenape Indians life. The Lenape's existence among the bleak tundra-like landscape was difficult, but gradually evolved over thousands of years with the development of agriculture, permanent settlements, and a more... [ + ] temperate climate. Visitors and classes will see an array of artifacts and mounted specimens related to Lenape food, clothing and other aspects of survival.

04/06/2020 12:00 PM
Mon, April 06
12:00PM
$
$5 - Adults
$3 - Students, Seniors
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free

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75 Stuyvesant Pl.
Staten Island, NY 10301
(718) 727-1135
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Admission And Tickets

$5 - Adults
$3 - Students, Seniors
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free

This Week's Hours

Mon-Fri: 11:00am-5:00pm
Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm
Sun: 12:00pm-5:00pm 

The Institute is closed on Christmas Day, New Year's Day, 4th of July, and Thanksgiving. To schedule a Monday visit dial 35 during open hours or leave a message.

Upcoming Events

Art Collection - Staten Island Museum

The origin of the art collections of the Staten Island Museum date from 1905 and cover a broad range of artistic styles and periods. Most of the objects, collected to promote the public's interest in historical and contemporary art, fall into two categories: those that reflect the history, people an... [ + ]d culture of Staten Island and those that reflect broad world civilizations. Although Egyptian, Greek, and Roman artifacts from the Ancient world, were being collected as early as 1911, with the acquisition of the MacDonald collection, the major bulk of the art collection came to the Museum post-1930. Over the years, the acquisitions of the Museum have included many portraits of prominent Staten Islanders, such as Ernest L. Ipsen's elegant double portrait of Mrs. Fulton Mills and her son Arthur.

04/06/2020 12:00 PM
Mon, April 06
12:00PM
$
$5 - Adults
$3 - Students, Seniors
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free

Lenape: The First Staten Islanders

This new permanent installation in the Institute's auditorium details the story of the Lenape Indians life. The Lenape's existence among the bleak tundra-like landscape was difficult, but gradually evolved over thousands of years with the development of agriculture, permanent settlements, and a more... [ + ] temperate climate. Visitors and classes will see an array of artifacts and mounted specimens related to Lenape food, clothing and other aspects of survival.

04/06/2020 12:00 PM
Mon, April 06
12:00PM
$
$5 - Adults
$3 - Students, Seniors
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free

Art Collection - Staten Island Museum

The origin of the art collections of the Staten Island Museum date from 1905 and cover a broad range of artistic styles and periods. Most of the objects, collected to promote the public's interest in historical and contemporary art, fall into two categories: those that reflect the history, people an... [ + ]d culture of Staten Island and those that reflect broad world civilizations. Although Egyptian, Greek, and Roman artifacts from the Ancient world, were being collected as early as 1911, with the acquisition of the MacDonald collection, the major bulk of the art collection came to the Museum post-1930. Over the years, the acquisitions of the Museum have included many portraits of prominent Staten Islanders, such as Ernest L. Ipsen's elegant double portrait of Mrs. Fulton Mills and her son Arthur.

04/07/2020 12:00 PM
Tue, April 07
12:00PM
$
$5 - Adults
$3 - Students, Seniors
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free

Lenape: The First Staten Islanders

This new permanent installation in the Institute's auditorium details the story of the Lenape Indians life. The Lenape's existence among the bleak tundra-like landscape was difficult, but gradually evolved over thousands of years with the development of agriculture, permanent settlements, and a more... [ + ] temperate climate. Visitors and classes will see an array of artifacts and mounted specimens related to Lenape food, clothing and other aspects of survival.

04/07/2020 12:00 PM
Tue, April 07
12:00PM
$
$5 - Adults
$3 - Students, Seniors
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free
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