school of cultural arts

The Islip Arts Council, through its School of Cultural Arts, offers fine art, music, yoga and meditation classes for adults and children. All classes are taught by professionals in their fields. Members of the Islip Arts Council and Islip Art Museum are entitled to a 10% discount on classes.

Classes take place in Brookwood Hall in the Museum School Classroom. Registration: In Person, Mail-in or Phone-In. You do not have to be a Town of Islip resident. Call 224-5420 or 224-5402 for information.

Take Better Pictures Work Shop
With Robert Macaluso

Whether you use a cell phone or camera this 3- hour workshop will improve photographic skills and confidence in order to "take better photos". There will be instruction on light positioning, composition, and other basic tricks to get the most out of your images. Pro-Photographer Robert Macaluso, aka "Mac" will present this informative session with hands on exercises.

Friday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Session A: July 21
Member Fee: $75 per session
Non-Member Fee: $100 per session

Video Book Trailers for Authors
With Steven M. Carbo

A one-day workshop designed for authors interested in creating video book trailers. Authors are taught and encouraged to create video trailers for their literary products. Students are required to bring a functioning Windows or Mac laptop for editing. Steven Carbo is a filmmaker, musician, and teacher of media arts. With 15 years experience, Steven has worked professionally in every aspect of film and television production.

Saturdays: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Session A: July 22
Member Fee: $25 per session / Non-Member fee $50