Sunday, August 15


As we navigate this challenging time, the safety of our guests and staff is paramount. In keeping in accordance with the CDC, state and local guidelines, we are asking

  • Guests ages 12+ to provide proof of vaccination (copy of vaccine card/Excelsior Pass) or a negative PCR test within 72 hours, either by sending in advance or showing proof at check-in. 
  • Please email proof of vaccination to or bring proof with you to the event.  Guests will not be admitted to the benefit without proof as described.
  • Guests under age 12 are to wear medical-grade masks during the event, except when eating/drinking. Masks will be provided to anyone who needs one.
  • Medical grade masks are also to be worn by all guests whenever inside of the museum. Masks will be provided to anyone who needs one.
  • We will also need you to provide either an email or phone number for each of your guests outside of your immediate family for contact tracing.

We are continuing to monitor the situation and will send any updated constraints and attendance prerequisites to ensure that all guests are safe. Thank you for your flexibility during these unprecedented times.

Tickets are no longer available for this event

Please join us for a special circus performance and afternoon of art-making, presented by the Family Council

    • Performance and Circus skills workshop by the National Circus Project
    • A creative workshop with artist Nathan Carter
    • Photo Booth
    • Delicious Food
    • Ice Cream Truck

Held outdoors on the covered Mildred C. Brinn Terrace.

Midsummer Family Co-Chairs
Samantha Brand and Darice Fadeyi

Midsummer Weekend Sponsor

Learn more about our Midsummer Weekend.

For further inquiries, please email or call 631-283-2118 x133.

Can’t attend? We are grateful for your support!



Tickets are no longer available for this event


Event Schedule:

  • 3:00pm – Arrival, Check-in will take place outside (instead of heading to the main entrance, head right/west toward the terrace for check-in)
  • 3:10pm – National Circus Project performance
  • 4:00pm – Creative project with artist Nathan Carter, Bag Decorating, Photo Booth, Food Open
  • 4:30pm – Circus Workshop and Art Making Continues
  • 5:00pm – Ice Cream Truck Arrives, Circus Workshop and Art Making Continue

For further inquiries, please email or call 631-283-2118 x133.