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October 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - October 17, 2021 @ 11:00 pm

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MoCA L.I.ghts IT’s Time To Get Glowin’ 
MoCA L.I.ghts Event Artists, Schedule & Map Released!
Experience the Village of Patchogue as it transforms into L.I.’s only open-air arts museum – 2021 includes 13 locations!
From October 14 – 17 between 6:00 – 11:00 PM each evening, the facades of contemporary and historic buildings, the PTPA Marquee, and PACs pop-up projection galleries will illuminate the Village with projected artworks, animation, and innovative site-specific media works created by local, national, and international artists. An immersive arts experience for all ages.
Businesses in the Downtown area will become a vibrant backdrop to this unique arts event.
2021 welcomes new locations and work by artists from Long Island to Romania!
PAC is also excited to welcome its first official Glow Marshal – Legislator Robert Calarco –
honoring his support for the arts and dedication to strengthening cultural experiences for our community.
It Takes a Village to Light the Village
By popular demand MoCA L.I.ghts is now an official signature event of the
Patchogue Arts Council • Museum of Contemporary Art L.I. & 
Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce.
2021 partnerships also include the Village of Patchogue, Patchogue BID, the Pat-Med Library, and Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts. 
Our on-site education programs are offered in collaboration with the Cornell Cooperative Suffolk County & Marine Department, Patchogue – Medford Library and Eastern Suffolk BOCES Art in Education.
MoCA L.I.ghts is made possible with generous support from our lead sponsors: Suffolk County, Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs, Long Island Community Foundation, National Grid, PSEG, local businesses, and numerous community members.
Maps available in English and Spanish

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MoCA L.I.ghts Event Schedule 
ARTCHITECTURE | October 14 – 17, 2021  | 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM each evening
Site-specific projections will illuminate the facades of contemporary and historic architecture utilizing projection mapping techniques, video, and light.
Curated by Beth Giacummo
13 Locations throughout the Village of Patchogue
  1. PAC • MoCA L.I. | 20 Terry Street
    Lights on MoCA L.I.
    Artists: Chris Murphy • Eileen Palmer • FalcoaLucas • Iulia Lăzărean • Jennie Thwing • Jeremy Grand • Joan Kim Suzuki • Khurshid Saleem • Leslie Nobler • Lisa Petker-Mintz • Mark Propper • Moriah Ray-Britt • Segundo Orellana • Sueey Gutierrez • Wendi Weng
  2.  United Methodist Church | Corner of South Ocean Avenue & Church Street
    Inside Time by Nick Graci
  3. Historic Industrial Coverage Corp. | Corner of South Ocean Avenue & Church Street Swimmers by Fernando Livschitz
  4. Historic Carnegie Library | 160 West Main Street | Building Memories by LoVID Windows @ 44 West Main Street | undulate by Takafumi Ide
  5. Bank of America | 47 W Main Street | Star Wall Patchogue by Kelley Bell
  6. U.S. Post Office | 70 E. Main Street | Monoplexité by Andrei Budescu Main Pat-Med Library | 54 – 60 East Main Street
  7. Windows: Social Fabric by Andrea Cote & Ann Robideaux
  8. Wall : Alice Falling Down the Rabbit Hole by Amanda Reilly
  9. Themescape 2021 Mural Animated | Roe Walkway – Southside of Pat-Med Library
Cicadian Rhythm in motion by Caitlyn Shea
October 14 from 8:30 PM – 11:00 PM each evening
October 15 – December 31 from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM each evening
In collaboration with the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, a rotating series of artist-created videos, gifs, and animations turn the digital marquee into an alternative exhibition venue. The series of works curated for Art on the Marquee were selected from an open call. This is currently the only marquee exhibit on L.I. and is an original concept created for MoCA L.I.ghts by the Patchogue Arts Council.
Historic Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts | 71 East Main Street
Art on the Marquee 2021
Amanda Reilly • Bee Mitchell • Bonnie McLoughlin Stiegler • FalcaoLucas • Jennie Thwing • JoAnne Dumas • Kyle Rogers • Moriah Ray-Britt • Robert Stenzel • Sage Cotignola • Takafumi Ide
Curated by Beth Giacummo
Outdoor projected galleries will be placed in two locations throughout the Village. Works included in this program were selected from an international open call to artists working in all media, and the invited curatorial team Wavelength.
*This year we will be presenting the projected gallery in two locations
NIGHT VISONS GALLERY AT THE ROE WALKWAY PIAZZA Location: Roe Walkway Piazza, between Main Street & Terry Street located next to Toast Coffee House.
October 14 – 16 on view 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM 
Projecting: Survey of Contemporary Works
Curated by PAC • MoCA L.I.
Adri Guillen • Barbara V. Jones • Bee Mitchell • Bonnie McLoughlin Steigler • Brian Carroll • C’naan Hamburger • Carole J. Amodeo • Che Sabalja • Cheryl Gross • Dan Fusco • Daniela Jauregui • Detlef E. Aderhold • Elizabeth McCormick • FalcaoLucas • Gabriela Manfredi • Ianthe Jackson • Isabella Fernanda • Jen Gilroy • Jim Byrne • JoAnn Zambito • Lauren Ruiz • Lex Barberio • Lisa Petker-Mintz • Liz Macchio • Melissa Maiello • Michael Sauer • Moriah Ray-Britt • Patty Eljaiek • Pauline Galiana • Rosaria Bazan-Pepe • Segundo Orellana • Sueey Gutierrez • Teatro Yerbabruja • Wendi Weng
October 17 on view 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM 
Projecting: #PandemicProjections 3.0 
Curated by Jeanne Brasile and Gianluca Bianchino • Wavelength • David Borawski • Bryan Robertson • Charly Santagado/mignolo dance • Cheryl Gross • Coalfather Industries Danielle • Damico • Donna Kessinger • Emily Quast  and Jan Kathleen Reyes • Emma Shapiro • Kasia Skorynkjewicz • Kevin Brophy • Krystle Brown • Lex Turnbull • Liat Berdugo and Emily Martinez • Martin Calvino • Nancy Wyllie • Raisa Nosova • Rustic Mascara • Sarah Moore • Sarah Rowe • Shuli Sade • Stefani Byrd
Location: 161 River Avenue
October 14 – October 16 on view 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Projecting: #PandemicProjections 3.0 
October 17 on view 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Projecting: Survey of Contemporary Works
THEN AND NOW On view through October 24
Artists | Kevin Casey • Patty Eljaiek • Tom de Gruyl
Curated by John Cino
Location: MoCA L.I. located @ 20 Terry Street Open during gallery hours
Offered in collaboration with the Patchogue-Medford Library and Cornell Cooperative Eastern Suffolk Extension. These on-site educational opportunities advocate for and educate viewers of all ages about our local marine environment, complimenting various artworks on view throughout MoCA L.I.ghts 2021.
Locations: October 14 located next to Carnegie Library | @ 160 West Main Street October 15 – 17 located under the Patchogue Theatre Marquee | @ 71 East Main Street
October 14 & 16 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM Deep Sea Touch Table with LIVE animals Come meet some our local sea creatures and see how they compare and/or contrast to their deep sea cousins that glow!
October 15 & 17  6:00 – 7:30 PM  Things that Sting and Things that Don’t  Touch Table with LIVE animals Discover what local sea creatures will sting and which ones are all hype. Let’s dispel those myths about some scary looking creatures that are really our friends!
October 14 & 16 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Storm-water Superhero’s Demo Table Explore what you can do to help our local bays and watersheds. Educators for the Suffolk County Stormwater Management Program will be on hand to answer your questions about rain gardens, rain barrels, and what you can do at home to prevent pollutants from finding their way into stormwater runoff and winding up in our Rivers and Bays.
October 14 & 15 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM F.I.S.H. • Striped Bass Education  Talk with CCE fisheries specialists and find out the proper equipment and techniques to catch and release striped bass and other species ensuring their best survival rate. Fresh. Indigenous. Sustainable. Healthy! Stop by and find out more about the local species that are available in Long Island’s waters and the abundant resources available at localfish.org.
Visit our friends at Cornell Cooperative for more information about their programming.


October 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
October 17, 2021 @ 11:00 pm
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