Address

107 East Deer Park Avenue, Dix Hills, NY 117

Phone Number

(631) 462 - 5400

Date Visited

09/26/2018

Website

Link to Website

Art League of Long Island

Description

The Art League of Long Island is located at 107 East Deer Park Avenue, Dix Hills, NY. There are four handicapped spaces in the parking area surrounding the building.

The street-level double-door entrance has handicapped-assist push buttons. There is a small entryway and another set of double-doors with push-button assist.

Entry into the bi-level gallery requires another set of double-doors.The galleries are spacious.  Floors are smooth wood.  Steps or an elevator go to the second floor.  There are doube-doors to this upper gallery level.  There are two benches in the main floor gallery.  A couch and some chairs are located in one of the corridors surrounding the gallery.  More chairs seem to be readily available near the main entrance.

Single-occupancy, handicapped-accessible restrooms are located in the corridors on the first and second floors. There are no baby-changing stations. There are no food services.

Checklist

    Number of handicapped spaces:  4
    Location of handicapped spaces:  near entrance
    Surface of lot:  paved
    Distance to venue:  close
    Terrain:  flat
    Places to rest:  none outside of building
    Paths and walkways:  concrete
    Location of handicapped entrance:  main entrance
    Doors:  push-button assist, double doors
    Number of floors:  2
    Elevators:  1
    Ramps:  none
    Steps and staircases:  to second floor
    Width of aisles:  spacious
    Places to sit:  *
    Location of restrooms:  first and second floors
    Type of restroom:  single-occupancy, handicapped-accessible
    Ease of entry and exit:  OK
    Baby changing station:  no
    Available food services:  none
    Friendliness of staff:  pleasant
    Notes:  * There were two benches in the main floor gallery. A couch and several chairs are located in one of the corridors. There seem to be chairs available near the entrance.

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An exhibition of Women Artists was my reason for stopping at The Art League of Long Island. It was yet another of their small, but exceptional showings.  After viewing one of them, I am always glad that I had made the time to visit. Exhibitions are usually on both the lower and upper floors of the gallery. Besides the art works themselves, the bi-level space is welcoming.


Since 1953 – it’s mission has been “”focused on enhancing Long Island Cultural Life by promoting the appreciation, practice and enjoyment of the visual arts.”” (website) “”It is the oldest and largest non-profit visual arts organization of its kind on Long Island… with classes, exhibitions and special events…It has a full calendar of courses, programs and activities for artists of ages, their families and anyone interested in art. (brochure)  It is open seven days a week, free of charge.


The lage building is easy to access.  A large, paved parking lot has four handicapped spaces.  The street-level, double-door entry has push button assist.  A small entryway and another set of doors (also with push-button assist) gets one into the main area of the building.


To enter the exhibition gallery requires another set of double-glass doors.  The gallery is the core of the building, with outer hallways around leading to the nine art studios that are located here.


If you need a place to rest, other than the benches in the gallery, I found a couch and some chairs in one of the corridors.  Chairs seem to be readily available near the main entrance.


Single-occupancy, handicapped-accessible restrooms can be found on both the main and second floors. Ask someone where they are, as I am not sure that I can tell you exactly where they are.  I do know that they are in one of the corridors. There are no baby-changing stations.


The Art League of Long Island is an easily accessible, interesting, and no cost place to visit. Check their website to see all of their offerings.


As always, we at Destination Accessible advise you to check a venue’s website, www.artleagueli.org, when planning a visit, to “”know before you go.”



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